Center for Gerontology


Faculty Research

Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Aging Women: Promoting Community Knowledge
Investigators: Karen A. Roberto, Nancy Brossoie
Funded By: National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) and the Office of the Director (OD)

Project Description: The purpose of this collaborative partnership between the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech and the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley is to enhance service professionals' knowledge of IPV of aging women as they engage in a process for developing a strategic model of intervention to address the needs of women in their community.