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Center for Injury Research and Policy

Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy

Summer Institute

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

Recent Media Coverage

August 2017

Vox: What declaring a national emergency over the opioid epidemic could actually do Learn more

June 2017

WMAR-TV: A small device could be a game changer at pharmacies to help stop RX opioid abuse Learn more

TODAY: Fatal car crashes nearly three times more likely in newly licensed teens Learn more

MedicalResearch: Author Interview: Roadside Oral Fluid Testing for Marijuana Intoxication Learn more

April 2017

FIA Foundation: FIA Foundation discusses road safety policy at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Learn more

BBC News: Fatally flawed: The loopholes that let domestic abusers keep their guns Learn more

March 2017

Tech Times: Children Age 5 And Below Get Exposed To Opioids Learn more

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.


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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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