Adaobi Nwabuo

Injury Prevention Coordinator, The Wraparound Project

Adaobi Nwabuo, MBBS, MPH is the Injury Prevention Coordinator for the San Francisco Wraparound Project. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and received her Master’s of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Adaobi has worked as a physician in underserved communities in Nigeria. Through the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, she has conducted research assessing substance use and driving safety among adolescents. She has worked with the Baltimore City Department of Health to qualitatively assess retailers’ perspectives on sale of tobacco to minors. Adaobi’s clinical and research interests are in the provision of sustainable and culturally acceptable healthcare services, particularly mental healthcare.

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Developing a Medical-Legal Partnership in a Violence Prevention Program

Sep 18, 2019
The Wraparound Project (WAP) is a hospital-based violence intervention program housed in the San Francisco General hospital WAP navigates victims of violent injury through critical resources to address the root causes of violence. This session will: 1) delve into the impact of legal challenges on high-risk youth; 2) Outline WAP's efforts to develop a medical-legal partnership to cater to the unique legal needs of its client population; 3) Discuss barriers to the development of a medical-legal partnership; and 4) highlight/solicit innovative methods to overcome these issues.
MCLE: 0.5 hours

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