Dr. Howard completed her medical degree, residency, and Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship at the University of Louisville and is a Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician.
Since joining the faculty at the University of Kentucky, she has helped to develop a Pediatric Forensic Program as well as the Kosair Charities Pediatric Forensic Medicine Outreach Program at UK Children's Hospital. The Forensics Program is involved in medical evaluations for children that are thought to be victims of child physical or sexual abuse as well as provided education in child abuse prevention to the state of Kentucky.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Kentucky continues to be a leading state in deaths of children related to child abuse. Specific bruising patterns are significant indicators of abuse. Knowing these patterns, recognizing crucial warning signs,...