Jacquelyn Campbell

Academia / Research


Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell is a United States-based national leader in research and advocacy in the field of domestic and intimate partner violence (IPV). She has authored or co-authored more than 230 publications and seven books on violence and health outcomes, including some relating to intimate femicide and risk factors/risk assessment for femicide in abusive relationships. 

Dr. Campbell is also a professor at John Hopkins University, School of Nursing. Her expertise is frequently sought by national and international policymakers in exploring IPV and its health effects on families and communities.

Areas of Expertise: Women's Health; Violence; Trauma; Mental Health; Community/Public Health; HIV/AIDS

Elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2000, Dr. Campbell also was the Institute of Medicine/American Academy of Nursing/American Nurses' Foundation Senior Scholar in Residence and was the founding co-chair of the IOM Forum on the Prevention of Global Violence.

She is on the Board of Directors for Futures Without Violence, is an active member of the Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Group, and has served on the boards of the House of Ruth Battered Women's Shelter and four other shelters. She was a member of the congressionally appointed U.S. Department of Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence. 

Ph.D. University of Rochester (1986)
MSN Wright State University (1980)
BSN Duke University (1968)




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