Wesleyan University and an M.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Rosalie S. Wolf was executive director of the Institute on Aging at UMass Memorial Health Care, the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and assistant professor of family medicine and community health. She passed away in fall 2001. A major portion of her time in the past two decades was devoted to the study of elder abuse in domestic settings. With Karl A. Pillemer, she co-edited Elder Abuse: Conflict in the Family and co-authored Helping Elderly Victims: The Reality of Elder Abuse. She had a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in social welfare policy with a concentration in aging from the Florence Heller Graduate School at Brandeis University.

David Wolfe is professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario and director of the Center for Research on Violence Against Women and Children. He has broad research and clinical interests in abnormal child psychology, with a special focus on child abuse, domestic violence, and developmental psychopathology. He has a B.A. in psychology from University of Rochester (1973) and an M.A. in psychology (1978) and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology (1980) from the University of South Florida.

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