5th Annual Conference, May 25, 2017

17Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Columbia University
722 West 168th Street, 8th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10032

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Preliminary Agenda

Come meet injury prevention colleagues, network and learn cutting-edge and best practices in injury control and prevention. The morning keynote speaker is Dr. Charles Branas, new chair of the epidemiology department at Columbia University and an expert on injury and violence prevention. The afternoon keynote speaker is Dr. Cassandra Crifasi, winner of the Jess Kraus Award in Injury Epidemiology in 2016 for her research on injuries among law enforcement officers.

During a complimentary lunch and networking breaks discuss your questions and injury prevention issues on road safety, prescription drugs, trauma center verification, violence and other topics.

Please make plans to join us.

Sincerely,

Guohua Li, DrPH, MD
Professor and Director

Barbara Barlow, MD
Professor Emeritus & Associate Director

Advanced Methods and Designs Applied in Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, May 24, 2017

PRE-EPIC: May 24, 2017 // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

This course will introduce students to contemporary analytic methods and innovative designs applied to injury epidemiology and the science of prevention. The course will be taught by accomplished researchers and experienced instructors, and will combine lectures with interactive discussions. Selected readings will ground students and build on the course material presented. Speakers will differ each year covering advanced analytic issues in injury research as well as advanced research designs for multifaceted approaches to injury prevention and reduction. The title, speakers and several objectives are updated each year to reflect the specific topics covered. These applied topics will include both unintentional and intentional injuries, such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, drug overdose, child abuse, youth violence, self-harm and assault.

The applied topics in injury research for 2017, include: 1) Complex Systems Approaches; 2) Application of the Decomposition Method; and 3) Implementation Theories, Frameworks and Designs.

Instructors

  • Thelma Mielenz, PT, PhD, MS, OCS
  • Guohua Li, MD, DrPH
  • Melissa Tracy, PhD

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Define IS and related terminologies
  • Discuss methodologies used in IS
  • Formulate an IS question
  • Discuss the benefits of IS and its role in public health programs

EARLY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 1, 2017

REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH MAY 1, 2017

Visit cuepisummer.org for a full list of courses offered in EPIC 2017

 

2017 Injury Cluster Seminars

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All of the seminars listed below will be held from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Hammer Health Sciences Building (701 West 168th Street, Rm LL 208-B). Lunch will be served.

JANUARY 19, 2017
The influence of firearm legislation on violence: Evidence from U.S. and international studies
Julian Santaella, DrPH Student
DrPH Candidate, Epidemiology Department, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Does child maltreatment predict sensation seeking trajectories?
Silvia S. Martins, MD, PHD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

MARCH 23, 2017
The transmission of violence within social networks
Melissa Tracy, PhD
SUNY Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Albany-SUNY

APRIL 27, 2017
Environmental justice, traffic safety, and street design: Preliminary results from New York City’s Neighborhood Slow Zones
Jonas Hagen, PhD Student
PhD Candidate, NSF IGERT Fellow, PhD Program in Urban Planning; Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Columbia University

MAY 1, 2017
Where do bike lanes work best? Using spatial epidemiology methods to improve road safety in our cities
Christopher Morrison, PhD, MPH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania

4th Annual Conference, June 16, 2016

17Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

Thursday June 16, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Columbia University
722 West 168th Street, 8th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10032

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Come meet injury prevention colleagues, network and learn cutting edge and best practices in injury prevention. The morning keynote speaker is Dr. David Hemenway, faculty at Harvard University and noted author on firearm safety. Dr. Ted Miller will speak in the afternoon on conducting cost benefit analyses of injury prevention programs. Additional sessions will provide updates and best practices on program evaluation, fall prevention, road safety, prescription drugs and  conducting injury prevention for American College of Surgeons accreditation. During a complimentary lunch and networking breaks discuss your questions and injury prevention issues on road safety, prescription drugs, trauma center verifications, violence and other topics. Registration is free.

Please make plans to join us.

Sincerely,

Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH
Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia University (CIEPAC)
jp376@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-0421

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.

Articles include:

  • UNINTENTIONAL DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS
  • LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA LAWS
  • STATEN ISLAND OVERDOSE PREVENTION
  • DRUG FREE SCHOOL ZONE
  • DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED
  • NYC INJECTING DRUG USER INITIATIVE
  • DESIGNER DRUGS CREATE NEW SAFETY RISKS
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND TRANSPORTATION
  • MEASURES TO CONTROL SYNTHETIC DRUG USE

Download the Prescription Drug and Substance Use Safety issue of The Injury Times