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Member Research and Reports

Louisville Researchers Find Expert Panel Reliable and Accurate in Identifying Injuries in Young Children as Abusive or Accidental

In a study led by biostatistician Dr. Doug Lorenz, associate professor at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, the reliability and accuracy of a nine-member expert panel was measured in determining the likelihood of abuse in more than 2,000 cases. The results of the study that published recently in the Journal of Pediatrics  found nearly perfect reliability and accuracy of the panel both individually and as a composite. Read full story.