Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Opens Forensic Exam Unit for Assault and Abuse Victims in the RGV

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Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System announces the opening of the Forensic Exam Unit.

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. 118 Paseo Del Prado in Edinburg.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) has made it a priority to provide discreet, compassionate health services for sexual assault and abuse victims. The Forensic Exam Unit at DHR will provide a safe, private area that is equipped with specialized evidence collection equipment. Specially trained nurses will assist with evidence collection from victims of sexual assault, elder abuse, domestic violence, trauma and suspicious deaths.

Along with the compassionate health care services offered in the unit, the nurses will also provide education for law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, schools and advocacy groups. It is our goal to increase awareness about the signs of crime among healthcare professionals and the community at large.

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