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 to 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.