For nearly three decades, the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy has helped to redefine injury as a pressing public health problem and promote its research as a scientific discipline.
We are dedicated to closing the gap between injury research and practice to reduce and prevent the injuries that kill disable, and inflict pain in alarming numbers.
We were established in 1987 with core funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as part of the federal agency’s early efforts to support more research in the evolving field of injury prevention. Explore our history through an easy-to-follow timeline of our Center's history in PDF format.
What We Do
We conduct innovative research, applying scientific discoveries to solving real-world problems and training future leaders. The Center applies several cross-cutting principles in all of its work.
Our leadership and faculty are leading experts on injury epidemiology and prevention strategies.