Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy
Principles & Practice of Injury Prevention
Thanks to those who participated in this year's Summer Institute, an intensive, competency-based course, designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skills.
Please Note: Principles & Practice of Injury Prevention will not be offered in 2018
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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.
We are a collaborative of injury prevention experts who conduct innovative research, teach today's practitioners and tomorrow's leaders, and translate discoveries into effective solutions to the devastating and costly problems of injuries in our society.
Celebrating our 30th Anniversary
Join us as we celebrate the Center's 30th anniversary in 2017. The Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy 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. Learn more about our celebration plans here.
Training & Education
Training and education are critical to attract talent and ensure our professionals have the necessary skills.
We're committed to the translation of research into practice, and the forging of new collaborations.
Our faculty place priority on conducting high-quality research to reduce and prevent injuries.