Grant Activities

Forensic Medical Assessment Network (October 2006 to Present)

The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio is one of six UT medical school programs designated as a center of excellence to establish a statewide system to provide medical consultation and support to Child Protective Services (CPS). Funding was established through Senate Bill 6 in 2006 and is ongoing.

Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System (MEDCARES) (2010-present)

Dr. James Lukefahr is the principal investigator for this grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services to support and expand a statewide network of advanced child abuse programs and centers of excellence.