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William F. Connell School of Nursing

New associate editor

Angela Amar

Assistant professor Angela Amar has been appointed associate editor of the Journal of Forensic Nursing.

The official journal of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the Journal of Forensic Nursingis a peer-reviewed resource that covers all areas of forensic nursing, from health care to law enforcement and legal issues. The publication is dedicated to advancing the science of forensic nursing by enhancing the knowledge of clinicians, educators, administrators, and researchers. 

Amar is a key leader in Boston College‚Äôs forensic nursing specialty, which is designed to train nurses able to provide care to victims of crime in a variety of emergency and other settings. Her research focuses on traumatic experiences, especially concerning violence and mental health responses of adolescent and young females to trauma.