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The Child Protection Program utilizes a multidisciplinary team that serves as a resource for the hospital, surrounding local community hospitals and physicians, and other involved professionals in the mid-Missouri region for the evaluation of children for sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect.

Outpatient examinations and evaluations are conducted at a CAC (Child Advocacy Center). There is also a SANE (Sexual Abuse Nurse Examiner) program in the Emergency Room for emergency sexual assault examinations.

University of Missouri Health Care Child Protection Program
Department of Child Health – Pediatrics
SAFE/CARE Medical Office
551 E. Southampton Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 884-1744 (Clinic phone)
(573) 884-4899 (Fax)
(573) 875-9000 (Women & Children’s Hospital Operator)
Director: Holly Monroe, MD

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