5166.0 Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with information about recent motor vehicle injury research. Included in this session are findings from studies that examine risk factors for fatal crashes among youth, and back-over crashes. An intervention to promote seat belt use using service learning will also be discussed. This session will provide important information about the persistent problem of motor vehicle crash injuries.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe three study designs for motor vehicle injury research. 2. Identify three risk factors for youth involvement in a fatal motor vehicle crash. 3. Discuss an application of service learning for motor vehicle safety.
Motao Zhu, MD, MS, PhD

1:15 PM
Effects of Service Learning on Teen Seatbelt Usage
Paul Juarez, PhD, Irwin Goldzweig, MS, Dawn McLin, PhD, Richard Bradley, PhD, David Schlundt, PhD, Courtney Brookins and Vicente Samaniego, MPH
1:30 PM
Measuring teen driving exposure in Michigan: Demographic and behavioral characteristics
Johnathon P. Ehsani, MPH, Jean T. Shope, MSPH, PhD, Tenaya M. Sunbury, MS and Byoung-Suk Kweon, PhD

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)