This workshop will review a recent Utah prosecution of a fatal case of Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome). The medical issues and controversies that arose at trial will be discussed.
Lori Frasier, MD will be presenting this workshop on Monday, November 12 of the JOINING FORCES Conference from 1:15 – 2:45 pm. She will also be giving a workshop titled, “Beyond Munchausen by Proxy: Medical Child Abuse” with Brian Thorn from 10:15 – 11:45 am that same day.
Dr. Frasier graduated from the University of Utah with bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and received her MD degree from the University of Utah School Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency at the University of Washington/Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, followed by a fellowship in child abuse at the University of Washington. Dr. Frasier has served on the faculties of the University of Iowa, University of Missouri-Columbia, and currently is a Professor (clinical) at the University of Utah of School of Medicine. Dr. Frasier is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. She is the director of the fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics at the University of Utah.