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Karen Saywitz

1956-2018

Dr. Saywitz was world renowned for her research on child forensic interviewing and a much-loved professor, child advocate, and friend. Dr. Saywitz spent her entire career as a successful scientist and practitioner working tirelessly to ameliorate the trauma of child maltreatment and its legal aftermath for children and their families. Dr. Saywitz educated and trained many students who have gone on to have successful careers themselves and who carry forward Dr. Saywitz's mission to contribute to scientific knowledge and advocacy for children.