Healing after gender-based violence is not a linear process, but what can we learn through the voices of those who have experienced it? Dr. Laura Sinko will share the current state of the science on survivor perspectives of healing and recovery along with her own work amplifying these perspectives through storytelling, photography, and film.
Dr. Laura Sinko PhD, RN, CCTS-I is a mental health nurse and sexual assault nurse examiner by clinical training. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan and is currently a National Clinician Scholar through Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Sinko’s research interests surround healing and recovery after gender and sexual violence as well as understanding socio-cultural influences of that process. She has a passion for visual research methodologies and creative dissemination strategies to bridge the gap between science, practice, and the community.