Ellen H. Taliaferro, MD,
Taliaferro, MD, FACEP, is the Project Director of the
Health After Trauma project of Creekside Communications. She
is an author, speaker and expert witness in the area of the
medical response to intimate partner violence. In 1998, she
founded the Parkland Hospital Violence Intervention and
Prevention (VIP) Center in Dallas, TX, and served as its
Medical Director until returning home to California in 2001.
She was the co-founder and former Executive Director of
Physicians for a Violence-free Society (PVS).
Dr. Taliaferro co-authored the Physicians
Guide to Domestic Violence. She is the editor of the
Journal of Emergency Medicine Section on
Violence: Recognition, Management, and Prevention, which
published a series of articles on manual strangulation in
October of 2001. For that series of articles, she wrote the
lead article, “Walking and Talking Victims of Strangulation.
Is There a New Epidemic?”
Ladies Luncheon 9/16/10 from Ron Drouin on Vimeo.
Dr. T speaks at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort
about the ACE study.
Dr. Taliaferro is currently working on a book, Domestic Violence
Aftermath, about the long-term medical effects of domestic violence and abuse. Dr. Taliaferro
is also the editor of the eZine, Addressing the Medical Consequences of Trauma and Abuse,
a publication dedicated to building a community of professionals who care for and support victims
and survivors of trauma and abuse.