2013 Conference Presentations

Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention
Annual Meeting of the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia University
722 West 168th Street, 8th Floor Auditorium
May 24, 2013, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Following is the agenda for the conference. Many of the presenters have made their presentation materials available for publication on this website. Available presentations are linked below.

Violence Prevention for Children and Communities
Moderator: Dr. Barbara Barlow

Youth Violence as a Public Health Problem — Dr. Robert Sege
Physical Child Abuse: Prediction, Protection, Prevention — Dr. Arthur Cooper
Gun Buyback: a Community Response to Gun Violence — Dr. Mike Hirsh
Data Driven Advocacy in the Fight against Illegal Guns — John Feinblatt JD

Best Practices in Falls Prevention across the Age Span
Moderator: Dr. Thelma Mielenz

Evolution of a Best Practice Model for Window Fall Prevention — Dr. Joyce Pressley
Slips/Falls in Restaurant Workers: Prevention Challenges— Dr. Santosh Verma
Older Adult Fall Prevention—Moving Research into Practice— Dr. Judy Stevens

The Drug Overdose Epidemic: Research and Policy Updates
Moderator: Dr. Guohua Li

Prescription Restrictions on Emergency Care Providers — Dr. James Giglio
Effectiveness of State Prescription Drug Monitoring — Joanne Brady
Prescription Patterns and Overdose Mortality — Deysia Levin
Geographic Variations in Overdose Mortality — Dr. Magdalena Cerda
Policy Initiatives for Drug Overdose Prevention — Dr. Denise Paone

Pedestrian Safety in NYC: Perspectives from Every Age
Moderator: Dr. Charles DiMaggio

Senior Pedestrian Safety — Mathew Roe /Jesse Mintz-Roth
Pedestrian Mortality and ETOH — Lawrence Fung
Helmet Use By Bicyclists — Dr. Linda A. Dultz
Child Pedestrian Injury — Dr. Charles DiMaggio

ACS Trauma Center Verification Requirements, Injury Prevention and Research
Moderator: Dr. Joyce Pressley

You Expect Me to Do What? — Dr. S. Rob Todd
Preparing for a Trauma Center Verification Site Visit — Pina Violano, MSPH,RN-BC, CCRN, CPS-T, PhD(c)
Trauma Center Alcohol Screening and Intervention — Dr. Michael Mello

Sponsored by:
Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia University
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health
Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University Medical Center