2016 Summer Institute: Using Evidence in Practice
The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy will hold "Using Evidence in Practice" on June 6-8, 2016 at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in Downtown Baltimore, 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202. Reserve your seat now - registration is open! This course can be taken for credit or not for credit. For more information, go to our Summer Institute webpage here.
Please note: "Principles and Practice of Injury Prevention" will be offered next in 2017. There are no prerequisites for taking this year's Institute
At the 2016 Daniel J. Raskin Memorial Symposium on Injury Prevention, held on March 22 at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, experts from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Google, Stanford University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) participated in a compelling conversation on the subject in “Behind the Wheel: Public Health and Safety of Autonomous Cars.”
Click here to read our latest blog post recapping the symposium and panel and click here to watch the full event.
"Automated speed enforcement systems to reduce traffic-related injuries: closing the policy implementation gap," an article co-authored by Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy Director Dr. Andrea Gielen, an "Editor's Choice" honoree in the latest issue of Injury Prevention. Dr. Stephanie Morain, of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics, served as the primary author. Kavi Bhalla, of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, also co-authored the article. To read the abstract and full article, please click here.
Vanya Jones, PhD, an Assistant Professor with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy presented the keynote address of the NCDOL's Gold Star Growers Meeting on February 3. A former intern with the Department's Agricultural Safety and Health Bureau, Dr. Jones presented "Safety Collaborations in NC."
Postdoctoral fellow Suliman Alghnam and Center faculty Dr. Renan Castillo recently published "Estimating annual medical and out-of-pocket expenditures associated with traumatic injuries in the United States," in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Among the conclusions, the article found that injuries are associated with about $4 billion annually in out-of-pocket costs. To learn more about the article, please click here.
Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy Director Dr. Andrea Gielen and Assistant Director of Training & Education Maryanne Bailey presented the Center's "Be Alert, Don't Get Hurt" pedestrian safety campaign in front of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council's Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Group on November 18. To learn more about the campaign, please click here.
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