- abuse & neglect, biostatistics, children & adolescents, epidemiology, risk factors & disease risk, trauma & injury prevention
Dr. Kondis’s main interest includes better recognition and response to child physical abuse, especially abusive head trauma. Her previous research project looked at health care providers and the incidence of missed fractures in the emergency department. Dr. Kondis is also interested in the epidemiology of abusive head trauma. Her current projects is examining whether or not the weather conditions are a risk factor for abusive head trauma and examines several other potential risk factors as well, but is examining 10 years of data form abusive head trauma patients.