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Center for Injury Research and Policy

Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy

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Please join the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy as we present the 1st-term seminar series, "Issues in Violence Prevention." Learn More
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The 2017 JHCIRP Basic Summer Institute, Principles & Practice of Injury Prevention will be held June 5-8, 2017 Learn More
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Center Founding Director Susan P. Baker was one of eight individuals who received honorary degrees at the Johns Hopkins University Commencement ceremony on May 18th. Learn More
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Director Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM, was presented with the 2016 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education. Learn More

In the News

October 2016

HUB: Reducing crime doesn't give public more faith in police, expert says Learn more

September 2016

Washington Post: American cheese, sidewalks and chairs have a connection that may surprise you Learn more

June 2016

Forbes: More Than 50% Of Patients Prescribed Opioids Have Leftover Pills Learn More

May 2016

HUB at Work: 10 items to safeguard your home Learn More

Medical Xpress: Austin, Indiana - the HIV capital of small-town America Learn More

Pharmacy Times: Tamper-Proof Pill Dispenser Could Reduce Medication Misuse Learn More

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Since 1987 the Center has led the effort to redefine injury as a pressing public health problem, promote injury prevention as a scientific discipline, save lives, and reduce disability from injuries.

The Center conducts groundbreaking research, trains students and practitioners, and collaborates with government, nonprofit, and corporate partners worldwide. Our mission to close the gap between research and practice is accomplished by measuring the incidence and impact of injuries, determining the underlying causes, creating effective solutions, and translating evidence-based research into effective policies and programs.

Celebrating our 25th Anniversary

JHCIRP was established in 1987 with core funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of the federal agency’s early efforts to support more research in the evolving field of injury prevention.


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We're committed to the translation of research into practice, and the forging of new collaborations. 

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Research Core

Our faculty place priority on conducting high-quality research to reduce and prevent injuries.

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