Michelle Ballan, PhD of Stony Brook University provided a presentation on “Interpersonal Violence and Disability” to the WIHD LEND trainees on Thursday, March 2nd.

Dr. Ballan’s research, teaching and service are dedicated to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. At Stony Brook University, she is Professor of Social Welfare, Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, and affiliated with the Bioethics Program in the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics.