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Division Highlights - Child Abuse & Bioethics

The Division of Child Abuse and Bioethics works through the University of Wisconsin American Family Children’s Hospital Child Protection Program to provide clinical services for suspected cases of child maltreatment and neglect.

Education and research efforts aim to improve the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse victims.

Our faculty also provide consultation on ethical issues in clinical care and research, help frame national and international debates on a variety of bioethical issues, and provide education in ethical issues in health care and human subjects research.

2012 Highlights

  • Barbara Knox, MD, was an expert speaker at a national course, sponsored by the US Departments of Justice and Interior, that trained tribal and federal law enforcement on sexual assault investigation and prosecution on tribal lands.
  • Barbara Knox, MD, received the 2012 Rainbow Project Extra Mile Award for outstanding support of child maltreatment victims.
  • Paul Neary, MD, joined the American Family Children’s Hospital Child Protection Program.


Norman C. Fost, MD, MPH


Barbara L. Knox, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Paul J. Neary, MD

Clinical Associate Professor


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Last updated: 01/04/2016
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