Seminars

Injury Cluster Seminars

2017

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
Area-wide traffic calming in NYC: A traffic safety analysis of 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 18, 2017
Implementation theories, frameworks, and designs: Examples from fall prevention
Thelma Mielenz, PT, PhD, MS, OCS
Assistant Professor, Director of the Education Core for Columbia’s Injury Control Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

2015

Innovative Study Design – September 25, 2015
“Purpose-guided trial design in behavioral intervention research”
Dr. Kenneth E. Freedland- Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri

Suicide – October 23, 2015 — 4:30-5:30
“Suicide prevention: The role of emergency departments”
Dr. Marian Betz- Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; University of Colorado School of Medicine Core Faculty; Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research (PIPER); Colorado School of Public Health.

Hospitalizations — October 26, 2015 – 12:00-1:15
“The changing face of child pedestrian injury hospitalizations”
Dr. Stephen Bowman -Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Sports Injury – October 29, 2015
“Injury in Sport and Its Prevention”
Dr. Caroline F. Finch – Robert HT Smith Professor, Director of the Centre for Healthy and Safe Sport, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia and Head of the Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention

Sports Safety – November 19, 2015
“No Game for Boys to Play”: Debating the Safety of Youth Tackle Football”
Kathleen E. Bachynski, MPH, M.Phil.
PhD Candidate, History and Ethics of Public Health
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

2014

Iram Y. Ali, MD, MSc, Research Associate, Dept. of Neurosurgery/Neurocritical Care Mount Sanai Medical Center/Elmhurst Hospital.
Safer Streets NYC Elmhurst: A Look at the Ever Growing Problem of Pedestrian/Cyclist Injury
September 19th, 2014
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 308

Richard Volpe, PhD
Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Applied Psychology & Human DevelopmentInstitute of Child Study
Finding, Casing, Implementing, and Evaluating Exemplary Injury Prevention Programs
Thursday, July 3rd 2014
3:00pm – 4:30pm
722 W 168th Street, 15th floor conference Room, Room 1504

Thelma Mielenz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Utilizing the NIH Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
June 19th, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 303

2nd Annual Regional Conference, Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention
Keynote Speaker: Mary T Bassett, MD, MPH, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
May 31, 2014
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
722 W 168th Street, 8th floor conference Room

Margaret Warner, PhD and Holly Hedegaard, MD, MSPH
Injury Epidemiologists, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, Mortality Statistics Branch
National Injury Surveillance Systems – A Conversation with Experts from NCHS/CDC
May 12, 2014
3:30 -5:00 pm
722 W 168th Street, 15th floor conference Room, Room 1504

Victor Puac-Polanco Puac, MD, MS, PhD Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health
Mortality from Motorcycle Crashes: The Baby – Boomer Cohort Effect.
April 24, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 306

Gary An, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago
“Dynamic knowledge representation with agent-based modeling: A computational approach to the study of inflammation and injury”
March 27, 2014
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room LL 107
Co-Sponsored by the University Seminars in Injury Control 

Charles DiMaggio, PhD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiological Sciences (in Anesthesiology and Epidemiology) at CUMC and Research Director of the Center for Injury Epidemiology at Columbia University Public
“Impact of the Safe Routes to School Program on Pediatric Pedestrian Injuries”
February 20th, 2014
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 316

2013

John Allegrante, MS, PhD, Professor of Health Education, Teachers College and Associate Vice President for International Affairs at the Columbia University School of International Affairs
Closing the Gap between Injury Prevention Research and Community Safety Promotion Practice
December 19th 2013
12:00 – 1:30 pm
722 W 168th Street, 15th floor conference Room, Room 1504

Shakira Suglia, MS, ScD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University & Jocelyn Brown, MD, PhD Medical Director, Manhattan Child Advocacy Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center
Safe, Stable and Nurturing Relationships among Children Suspected of Experiencing Maltreatment.
November 26th, 2013
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 308

Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH, Director, Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children Medical Center/Hartford Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
The Evolution of the Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children Medical Center/Hartford Hospital
October 18th, 2013
4:00-5:30pm
722 W 168th Street, Room 532B
Co-Sponsored by the University Seminars in Injury Control 

Katherine Keyes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Unintentional Injuries among European School Children: The Role of Child Psychopathology and Parental Attitudes.
June 5th, 2013
12:00 – 1:30 pm
722 W 168th Street, 15th floor conference Room, Room 1504

Kevin Wong, PT, PhD, OCS, Assoc. Prof. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
Balance Ability and Falls among People with Lower Limb Amputation
April 25th, 2013
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Hammer Health Sciences, 701 W 168th Street, Room 316