PHYSORG: "US Justice Department honors UCI's efforts to prevent elder abuse April 11th, 2011"
Provided by University of California - Irvine
The US Department of Justice has honored Dr. Laura Mosqueda and UC Irvine's Elder Abuse Forensic Center with a 2011 Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services.
The center was among 10 organizations and individuals recognized for outstanding work on behalf of crime victims.
"We commend these individuals and service providers who, when faced with emerging challenges, seek out new ways to protect our communities and to more effectively assist and empower crime victims," US Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.