Fellow Profile

Fellow

Susan Wismar

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Focus Areas: Violence

Ohio Health Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio

Columbus, OH

Fellow

Susan Wismar

As the Prevention Education Coordinator, Susan creates and implements the prevention strategies for the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio. Currently, Susan is launching Green Dot, a multi-level bystander prevention program, at local high schools. The goal is to measure reduction in first-time perpetration of sexual violence and community norms change during the 5-year program. Susan is also responsible for leading the Sexual Violence Prevention Committee and co-leads the Ohio Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Consortium.

The Ohio Health Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio is the comprehensive sexual violence intervention and prevention program serving Franklin County. It provides a full range of sexual violence prevention and intervention services including a 24-hour Rape Helpline, Hospital Advocacy at 14 local emergency departments, Aftercare Advocacy, and Prevention Education.