Melissa E Dichter, PhD, MSW

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Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue, Building 4100
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-694-1093
Education:
B.A. (Child Development)
Tufts University, 1998.
MSW (Clinical Social Work)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
PhD (Social Welfare)
University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Dichter, M. E., Sorrentino, A. E., Haywood, T. N. Bellamy, S. L., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C. B., & Iverson, K. M.: Women's healthcare utilization following routine screening for past-year intimate partner violence in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine 33(6): 936-941, June 2018.

Dichter, M. E., Thomas, K. A., Crits-Christoph, P., Ogden, S. N., & Rhodes, K. V.: Coercive control in intimate partner violence: Relationship with women's experience of violence, use of violence, and danger. Psychology of Violence 8: 596-604, 2018.

Iverson, K. M., Sorrentino, A. E., Bellamy, S. L., Grillo, A. R., Haywood, T. N., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C. B., & Dichter, M. E.: Adoption, penetration, and effectiveness of a secondary risk screener for intimate partner violence: Evidence to inform screening practices in integrated care settings. General Hospital Psychiatry 51: 79-84, 2018.

Dardis, C. M., Dichter, M. E., & Iverson, K. M.: Empowerment, PTSD and revictimization among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Psychiatry Research 266: 103-110, 2018.

Dichter, M. E., Ogden, S. N., & Scheffey, K. L.: Provider perspectives on the application of patient sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical care: A qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 33(8): 1359-1365, 2018.

Dichter, M. E., Wagner, C., & True, G.: Women veterans' experiences of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual assault in the context of military service: Implications for supporting women's health and well-being. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 33: 843-864, 2018.

Montgomery, A. E., Butler, A., Cusack, M. C., Bellamy, S. L., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C. B., & Dichter, M. E.: Recent intimate partner violence and housing instability among women veterans. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 54: 584-590, 2018.

Keddem, S., Frasso, R., Dichter, M., & Hanlon, A.: The association between pregnancy intention and breastfeeding. Journal of Human Lactation 34: 97-105, 2018.

Dichter, M. E., Haywood, T. N., Butler, A. E., Bellamy, S. L., & Iverson, K. M.: Intimate partner violence screening in the Veterans Health Administration: Demographic and military service characteristics. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 56(6): 761-768, 2017.

Dichter, M. E., Wagner, C., Borrero, S., Broyles, L., & Montgomery, A. E.: Intimate partner violence, unhealthy alcohol use, and housing instability among women veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Psychological Services 14(2): 246, 2017.

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