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Harriet MacMillan is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and Pediatrics with associate membership in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University. Her research interests related to aging focus on understanding ways of reducing exposure to violence across the lifespan, including child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. Her work has included surveys that examine the risk and protective factors for family violence at different ages and developmental stages, and impairment associated with exposure to family violence. She has also collaborated on research work targeting elder abuse prevention. 


  • MD, Queen's University
  • MSc, McMaster University
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