Contact: Kendra Stephenson
St. Michael's Hospital
Caption: Dr. Janet Smylie, a physician at St. Michael's Hospital and scientist in the Center for Research on Inner City Health, is the co-author of a paper that found the risk of aboriginal women being abused by a partner could drop by 40 per cent if they had the same income and education levels as non-aboriginal women.
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