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Nov. 17, 2014 - Grant Awarded For Forensic Medical Equipment To Diagnose Child Sexual Abuse
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StFrancisFund01-web.jpgPat Guyton, director of the Child Advocacy Center, speaks during a press conference Nov. 17, 2014. Representatives of the University of South Alabama Department of Pediatrics, the Child Advocacy Center and St. Paul's Episcopal Church held a press conference Monday to announce the awarding of a St. Francis Fund grant for the purchase of a state-of-the-art electronic colposcope and new examination table for the USA Department of Pediatrics Screening for Child Sexual Abuse Clinic.

Representatives of the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), the University of South Alabama Department of Pediatrics, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church held a news conference Nov. 17th to announce a grant of $11,717 to purchase a new state-of-the art electronic colposcope and a new examination table for the USA Department of Pediatrics Screening for Child Sexual Abuse Clinic, a joint project of the USA Department of Pediatrics and the CAC.

The new colposcope and new examination table will be used by USA pediatrician Dr. Jessica Kirk, the CAC’s Medical Director, to conduct forensic medical examinations in allegations involving child sexual abuse.

The funds are being donated by the St. Francis Fund of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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