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Diana Tikasz, MSW RSW is the Coordinator of the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences, a program providing medical and counseling services to women who have been sexually or domestically assaulted.  She works directly with women affected by violence and has in-depth training in trauma-focused work. She sits on numerous community and provincial committees on violence against women. She has been instrumental in developing several programs including the expansion of Sexual Assault Care Centre services to include women who have been domestically assaulted.  She has spearheaded numerous educational initiatives such as a rape drug campaign and a domestic violence screening initiative in hospital emergency departments. She has developed and conducted woman abuse education sessions at each of the clinical trial sites.