8th Annual Conference, May 21, 2020

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Columbia Center for Injury Science and Prevention
2020 Annual Conference

The 2020 Annual Columbia University Injury Prevention Conference, “Science in Service to Safety”, will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 9 am – 4 pm. Registration with continental breakfast and networking will begin at 9:00 am. Check back here in late Winter 2020 for the full agenda and registration details.

Multidisciplinary workshop on strategic approaches for advancing infant and child occupant protection

A Transportation Research Board sponsored workshop titled Strategic Approaches for Advancing Infant- and Child-Occupant Protection: Birth to 15 Years on will be held on Sunday, January 12th from 9:00 am to noon in Washington, DC. This workshop was organized by Joyce Pressley of Columbia University and Maria Vegega, who recently retired from NHTSA. The workshop brings together CDC, NHTSA, academics, consultants, and private industry to discuss existing and emerging issues in infant, child and adolescent motor vehicle occupant protection.

This workshop will examine strategic approaches and best practices for addressing current and emerging issues in infant and child motor vehicle occupant safety across the four critical stages of pediatric occupant protection, from birth to 15 years of age. A broad array of speakers will provide updates and a framework to guide discussion of current and emerging factors contributing to infant and child endangerment, effective interventions, expanded social media communication tools, knowledge gaps, and research needs. Speakers and discussants include research and policy institutions, practitioners, university researchers, government agencies and private consulting organizations.

Registration for the TRB Annual Conference is required for attendance. http://www.trb.org/AnnualMeeting/AnnualMeeting.aspx.

Contact for questions: Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH, Chair of ANB45 Occupant Protection, jp376@cumc.columbia.edu

Workshop organized by: Joyce Pressley, Columbia University and Chair of ANB45, Occupant Protection and Maria Vegega, Road Safety Consulting

Sponsored by Standing Committee on Occupant Protection (ANB45)

Schedule of Injury Epidemiology Unit Seminars, Spring 2020

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 HSC 322). Lunch will be served. Webinar link also listed with each talk.

Click to download a PDF flier of this schedule.

JANUARY 27, 2020

Cannabis impaired driving

Ashley Brooks-Russell, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, Colorado University Anschutz Medical Campus

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/225660216


FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Linking criminal justice and healthcare data to address the opioid crisis

Noa Krawczyk, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health,
New York University Langone

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/135663600

MARCH 23, 2020

Evaluating the Impact of “Stand Your Ground” Self-defense Laws

David K. Humphreys
Associate Professor of Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation Research Fellow, Green Templeton College Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/445356113

APRIL 27, 2020

Substance-related Injury: Random Breath Testing, Alcohol Fuelled Violence and Drug Use

Jason Ferris, PhD
Associate Professor, Centre for Health Services Research, Translational Research Institute, The University of Queensland

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/995454112


Schedule of Injury Epidemiology Unit Seminars, Fall 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 HLL201). Lunch will be served. Webinar link also listed with each talk.

Click here to download a PDF of this schedule.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Sports-related concussions

James M. Noble, MD, MS, CPH, FAAN, Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain & GH Sergievsky Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/818464536

OCTOBER 14, 2019

Sexual Assault on College Campus- Perceptions, Peer Experience, Victimization

Shankar Viswanathan, DrPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/576810843

NOVEMBER 11, 2019

Cannabis Policy and Injury

Jennifer M. Whitehill, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion & Policy, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/333178335

DECEMBER 9, 2019

Measuring the opioid epidemic: Surveillance to inform and evaluate a public health approach

Michelle Nolan, MPH
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, MSPH, Epidemiologist, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care, and Treatment, NYCDOHMH

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/545590488