Ann Coker to Give Presentation on Link Between Violence Against Women and Cancer

An emerging body of research suggests that sexual abuse and intimate partner violence may increase a woman’s risk of specific forms of cancer. Ann Coker, professor in the UK College of Medicine and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women, will give a presentation on this topic at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in room 263 of the Medical College Building (MC263).