Authors: L. Kevin Hamberger, PhD; Mary Beth Phelan, MD
...Kevin Hamberger, PhD, is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Since 1982, he
has conducted treatment and research programs with domestically violent men and women, and developed and evaluated health care provider training programs to deliver violence prevention services to patients.Dr. Hamberger is Co-Chair of the Wisconsin Governors Council for Domestic Abuse, and was Chair of the Committee that developed the 1996 Wisconsin Male Batterer Treatment Standards.He
presently co-chairs a task force for the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute
charged with developing professional credentials for providers of intimate partner violence offender services.He is a founding member and past Chair of the Wisconsin Batterer Treatment Provider Association.He has served as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Justice, the Department of Defense, and the Family Violence Prevention Fund.He is on the editorial boards of four scholarly journals.He is the past Chair of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Group on Violence Education and President of the Board of Directors of Womens Horizons domestic abuse shelter in Kenosha, WI.Dr. Hamberger
has published approximately 80 articles, chapters, and 5 books, including Treating Men
Who Batter: Theories, Programs, and Practice, Domestic Partner Abuse, and Violence Issues for Health Care Educators and Providers.