4111.0 Transportation-Related Injury

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session is intended for those interested in learning about current trends, challenges, and theoretical frameworks applied to the study of transportation-related injury. Presentations in this session will explore motor-vehicle crash related fatalities, traffic safety and sprawl, and motorcycle and personal transport-related injuries.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the epidemiology of fatal and nonfatal injuries related to cars, motorcycles, and self-balancing personal transporters. 2. Explain how geographic information system analysis and other statistical methods are being applied to the study of transportation-related injury events. 3. Identify conceptual frameworks being used to study transportation-related injury.
Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH

10:45 AM
Evaluation of traffic safety in sprawl and urban growth in California metropolitan areas
John M. Bigham, MPH, Kitae Jang, MS, Shin Hyoung Park, MS, Ki Han Song, MS, PhD and David R. Ragland, PhD, MPH
11:00 AM
Training, riding, and motivations among San Francisco Bay Area motorcyclists
Thomas M. Rice, MPH, PhD, Craig Anderson, DHSc, PhD, Swati Pande, Christopher Yopp, MPH and Casey Tsui, MPH
11:15 AM
Self-Balancing Personal Transporters: New Vehicles for Injury
Keith Boniface, MD, RDMS, Mary Pat McKay, MD, MPH, Raymond Lucas, MD, Alison Shaffer, MS and Neal K. Sikka, MD
11:30 AM
Highway Safety and Foresight Issues
Nancy J. Donovan, MPA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)