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Marcie Gawel

Staff Affiliate - YNHH; Hospital Violence Intervention Program Coordinator, Center for Injury Prevention

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Marcie Gawel


Marcie Gawel, DNP, MSN, BSN, MS, BS is the Yale New Haven Hospital Coordinator for the Hospital Violence Intervention Program (HVIP). She is also an adjunct professor at the Yale School of Nursing and Southern Connecticut State University. Marcie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education, and completed her Doctorate of Nursing at UCONN.

Marcie began her career in the medical field as an emergency medical technician and worked in the Hartford school system as a health educator. Once obtaining her nursing degree, Marcie gained substantial leadership experience at the Yale New Haven Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department. Additionally, she has worked as a nurse researcher for the Pediatric Outreach Program - Improving Pediatric Acute Care Through Simulation (ImPACTS), Emergency Services for Children (EMSC), and the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Redesign and Learning (CHIRAL). Now with over 20 years in the healthcare field, Marcie works in the Center for Injury Prevention. As the coordinator of the HVIP, she works on a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care and wrap-around services to violently injured patients to reduce recidivism. Her team is the conduit for community connections and partnerships in the state of Connecticut.

Her research focus is on sexual assault, child abuse/neglect, domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

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