Sexual Assault

Forensic and Clinical Management

A Virtual Practicum™ based on the
National Protocol for Sexual Assault
Medical Forensic Examinations

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Facility Mentors & Trainers

Linda Ledray - Host

Linda Ledray


Linda E. Ledray, RN, SANE-A, PhD, FAAN, is a certified SANE trainer and director of the Sexual Assault Resource Service (SARS) of Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a nationally recognized forensic nursing expert and author of Recovering From Rape and numerous chapters and articles. In 2000, Dr. Ledray received the Virginia Lynch Pioneer Award, the highest award the International Association of Forensic Nurses bestows to honor an individual who has made exceptional contributions to forensic nursing.

Mike Weaver - Host

Mike Weaver


Michael L. Weaver, MD, FACEP, has served as medical director for the St. Luke?s Hospital?s Sexual Assault Treatment Center in Kansas City, Missouri, since 1980. He helped develop the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Exams. In 2005, he received the Visionary Award from the International Association of Forensic Nurses. Dr. Weaver is also co-chairman of the American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Forensic Medicine.

Karen D. Carroll - Trainer

Karen D. Carroll


Karen D. Carroll, RN, SANE-A, has held management positions in the emergency department, pediatrics, and on medical-surgical units. She coordinated the Westchester County SANE Program for eight years. She is currently associate director of the Bronx Sexual Assault Response Team. In 2004, Ms. Carroll received an achievement award from the International Association of Forensic Nurses. She has made numerous presentations about sexual assault, forensic examiner programs and her personal experience as a survivor of marital rape.

Patricia M. Speck - Trainer

Patricia M. Speck


Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APRN-BC, FAAN, DF-IAFN, SANE-A/P, pioneered research and development of programs for victims of sexually violent crime in the 1980s. She has served as an expert advisor to the Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women about protocols, training and treatment standards for health care professionals. Dr. Speck is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing.

Roger A. Canaff - Trainer

Roger A. Canaff


Roger A. Canaff, JD, is an experienced child abuse and sexual assault prosecutor. He joined the Bronx County District Attorney?s office as a senior attorney in 2005, and he is currently part of a new unit in the office of the New York Attorney General. He has conducted training sessions nationally on issues related to juvenile crime, sexual assault prosecution, child abuse and related issues. He is president of the board of directors for End Violence Against Women International.

Kevin G. McMahon - Trainer

Kevin G. McMahon


Kevin G. McMahon, MS, is a criminalist for the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory. He is a 25-year veteran currently assigned to the serology section. He examines and analyzes physical evidence collected in connection with homicides and sexual assaults. He also testifies as an expert witness and helps train nurses in the New Hampshire SANE program to collect and preserve physical evidence.