5167.0 Strategizing for the Future of Injury Prevention and Control

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with insight into the ongoing planning for the future of injury prevention and control. Presenters who are working at the state, national, and international levels will participate in this session and lead a discussion about the collaborative efforts underway, and the substance of those planning effort. This session is relevant to anyone interested in the field of injury prevention and control, and will provide an opportunity to glimpse the future from the persepctives of people who are engaged in forward looking efforts.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify three collaborations that are underway to promote the future of injury prevention and control. 2. Identify three injury topics that are a priority for future research and practice efforts. 3. Describe two strategies for engaging in future planning for the injury prevention and control field.
Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH

12:30 PM
CDC Injury Control Research Centers: Identifying contributions and synergy
Kristianna Pettibone, PhD, Jamie Weinstein, MPH, Sue Lin Yee, MA, MPH and Howard Kress, PhD
12:45 PM
A 21st Century roadmap to prioritize safety and health in transportation policy and practice
Janani Srikantharajah, Virginia Lee, MPH, CHES and Larry Cohen, MSW
1:15 PM
Role of Research in the Future of Injury Prevention and Control
Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD, MPH, Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH and Charles C. Branas, 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)