2020 Conference

Columbia Center for Injury Science and Prevention Symposium

Thursday, May 21, 2020


You can download the symposium slides, which include overall symposium information and detailed slides for the Lightning Round. You can also download the full agenda below.


Charles Branas

Lightning Round & Panel Discussion: 
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs):
Issues and contributing factors

Moderator Sonali Rajan

“Cognitive control performance and fMRI correlates vary by ACEs in children,” Tamara Sussman

“Stop abuse: ACE and criminality,” Gloria Hu

“Child maltreatment, gender and sensation seeking trajectories,” Tamara Sussman

“What proportion of US deaths are attributable to adverse childhood experiences?” Lucy Grummitt and Noah Kreski

“Amplifying the voice of urban youth: An opportunity for gun violence prevention,” Nina Agrawal


“Mass Shootings: What We Know and Why It Matters”
Professor and Author Louis Klarevas

Updates to Injury and Violence Prevention from our Partners

Zoom breakout roundtables and networking

Adverse and positive childhood experiences
Sonali Rajan/Virginia Rauh

Adolescent depression/suicide
Katherine Keyes

Gun violence and advances in firearm safety
Kara Rudolph/Pina Violano (Invited)

Advances and challenges in transportation safety
Michael Bauer/Joyce Pressley

Drug overdose
Silvia Martins

Older adult falls
Thelma Mielenz