Dheeshana Jayasundara recognized by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines


Dheeshana Jayasundara's work with the Texas Muslim Women's Foundation to prevent domestic violence and reduce the trauma caused in the Muslim community has been recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dheeshana has worked with the Texas Muslim Women's Foundation in this area previously and is currently receiving federal funding from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families through the Texas Muslim Women's Foundation for continuation of this work. Dheeshana has continuously shared her passion for this work since joining the Department of Social Work. More information about her work can be found here http://www.rwjf.org/en/research-publications/find-rwjf-research/2014/09/peace-in-the-home.html.