Missouri Professor Makes App for Women with Abusive Partners

From Associated Press – COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A smartphone app developed by a University of Missouri professor is helping victims of intimate partner violence create safety plans and find resources. Dr. Tina Bloom is an associate professor of nursing at MU. She and her team helped create myPlan, a decision tool for women in abusive relationships to assess the danger they’re in and access emergency resources like child care, medical records and legal advice. The information on the ap…

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