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Thursday, January 18, 2018
HomeHealthCeteraCHMP Welcomes Senior Fellow Nancy Cabelus

CHMP Welcomes Senior Fellow Nancy Cabelus

nancy-cabelusNancy Cabelus is an international forensic nurse consultant currently working with Physicians for Human Rights on a program addressing sexual violence in conflict zones in central and east Africa. In addition to a blended, nursing career in practice, education and consulting, Cabelus was also a Connecticut State Trooper for 20 years. Cabelus spent nearly 10 years as a major crimes detective investigating crimes of rape, homicide, and other high profile incidents. After retiring from the Connecticut State Police, Cabelus worked as a consultant for the United States Department of Justice. She was assigned as the senior law enforcement advisor to the Women’s Justice & Empowerment Initiative in Nairobi, Kenya, a US President’s Initiative targeted to combat gender based violence in Africa.

Cabelus is a published author of several articles and book chapters, and is an active member of International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). In 2010 she was the recipient of IAFN’s Virginia A. Lynch Pioneer Award in Forensic Nursing, the highest award bestowed upon a forensic nurse. Cabelus is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

She holds a master’s degree in forensic nursing from Quinnipiac University and a doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of Tennessee, Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN. Her research project was the development of a model of nursing intervention for victims of sex trafficking.

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  • Past week, I was talking to an worldwide acquaintance in Sweden, and we ended up talking about how they had a substantial influx of new immigrants into their state, a large number of of them refugees from Middle Eastern nations. What my acquaintance famous was that while the principles and regulations, and the guidelines of that region ended up greatly enforced upon the prior citizens, the authorities had been supplying slack in the policies, in many instances not even enforcing them on the more recent immigrants.

  • Hi Nancy I love what you r doing.Am Kenya registered nurse,iam interested in doing forensic nursing can you advice on the cost and how long it will take to train. Thanks in advance.

  • I love what you are doing Nancy…can one get a short course to do on forensic sexual examiner. Am a Kenya registered nurse, I have already done forensic and criminal investigation.Iam really interested in doing forensic nursing..kindly assist.
    Scholastica Oyieyi

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