Fall prevention: A view from preventive and behavioral medicine and epidemiology
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe fall prevention approaches for older adults from the viewpoint of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, and Epidemiology. Discuss public health approaches and collaborative strategies.
Keyword(s): Elderly, Injury Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present this information because:
I have been the principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on the epidemiology and prevention of falls and fall injuries, and traumatic injuries. I have published as lead/senior author or a co-author on more than 10 peer-reviewed articles on falls and fall injuries.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.