Revolutionizing the Way Information Is Gathered During Abuse Investigations

April 3, 2018, 1:10 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — The effects of child abuse are devastating, from post-traumatic stress disorder to depression.

Getting accurate information in the right hands is key to saving young lives and setting the path to recovery.

Dr. John Melville is the director of MUSC’s Child Abuse Pediatrics Division and has dedicated his work to revolutionizing the information gathering phase for abuse investigations.

He’s developed several programs to help physicians, parents and authorities make the best decisions to keep children safe.