Our Mission

Our mission is to improve population health by reducing the morbidity and mortality from unintentional and intentional injuries through knowledge creation, dissemination and translation of scientific discoveries, development of innovative and multilevel training and education programs, and promotion of best practices and evidence-based interventions.

In the Media

NPR: The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe (August 4, 2018)
Asbury Park Press: NJ drug deaths continue to soar as national numbers decline (June 14, 2018)
Newsweek: April 20: International Weed Day Has Become a Deadly Day for Drivers (February 12, 2018)
Managed Care: Boomers, Millennials Hit Hard by Opioids (January 31, 2018)
Daily Mail: Are we reaching the end of the opioid epidemic? (December 28, 2017)
UPI: Opioid crisis hitting boomers, millennials hardest (November 21, 2017)
NY Times: Trump’s Opioid Directive: Is It Enough? (October 27, 2017)
CNN: America’s ‘drug infested dens’ a national emergency? (August 4, 2017)
USA Today: Proportion of drivers killed while under influence of opioids shows huge spike (August 3, 2017)
California Health Report: Swimming Lessons Can Save the Lives of Children with Autism (July 18, 2017)
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Center News

Experts Translate Research into Effective Prevention

New Tools Offered to Translate Injury Research into Effective Prevention Public health professionals from around the region have new tools in their repertoire for translating injury research into effective prevention. Bullying and youth suicide, the contributions stable safe communities can add to violence and suicide prevention, a data driven approach to saving lives when it…


Research on Police Assaults Awarded

The Jess Kraus Award is given annually to acknowledge the best paper published in the journal Injury Epidemiology.


The Injury Times – Suicide and Injury Prevention

The latest issue of The Injury Times has been published, focusing on the topic of Suicide and Injury Prevention.


The Injury Times – Prescription Drug and Substance Use Safety

The latest issue of The Injury Times has been published, focusing on the topic of Prescription Drug and Substance Use Safety.


Injury Prevention Center Seminar Provides Much Needed Help

Phenomenal and empowering are just two of the words attendees used to describe the 3rd Annual Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention Seminar sponsored by the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Research at Columbia University.


Events & Announcements

Schedule of Injury Epidemiology Unit Seminars, 2018-2019

UNIT SEMINARS INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY 2018-2019 All of the seminars listed below will be held from 11:30 – 12:30 pm in the Hammer Health Sciences Building (701 West 168th Street, Rm LL108A). Lunch will be served. Webinar link also listed with each talk. Please note that the room for Spring-semester seminars has changed, and is now…


Seminar: Opioid Utilization and Its Association with Workers Compensation Cost and Return to Work

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Webinar available, see details for link.


Advanced Topics in Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, May 23, 2018

This course will introduce students to contemporary analytic methods and innovative designs applied to injury epidemiology and the science of prevention.


6th Annual Conference, May 24, 2018

Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention. Register now!


5th Annual Conference, May 25, 2017

Presentation materials are now available.

Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
722 West 168th St, R1030F, New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-8486 • info@cuinjuryresearch.org
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