Courses, Seminars, and Certificate
The Center has an extensive list of formal courses that can be taken for academic credit.
Core injury courses include:
- Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy
305.861 (Offered each term)
- Issues in Injury and Violence Prevention
305.610 (1st term)
- Confronting the Burden of Injury: A Global Perspective
221.612 (2nd term, 2nd term online)
- Suicide as a Public Health Problem
330.674 (3rd term, 4th term online)
- Understanding and Preventing Violence
301.627 (3rd term)
- Occupational Injury Prevention and Safety Practice
305.615 (4th term, every other year)
- Transportation Policy and Health
305.630 (4th term)
- Injury and Violence Prevention: Behavioral Sciences Theories and Applications
410.625 (4th term, every other year)
- Childhood Victimization: A Public Health Perspective
330.640 (4th term)
- Summer Institutes
305.865.11 (summer term)
To search the School of Public Health's current and past academic catalogs, full course descriptions and current course offerings are available.
Each academic term, the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy offers a graduate seminar course on a specific injury topic.
Students attend weekly seminars sponsored by the Center that advance one’s understanding of injury, violence, and resulting disability as public health problems. Seminar topics include methodological approaches, occupational injury, violence prevention, disability, and emerging topics, as well as the application of policy, law and practice for injury and violence prevention. Students hear from leading experts in the field and read literature provided to accompany each presentation
Women and Violence: Current Topics in Research and Practice
Course Instructor: Dr. Andrea Gielen
Please join the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Department of Health Policy and Management as we present “Women and Violence: Current Topics in Research and Practice.” Seminars will be held on MONDAYS from 12:10-1:20pm in Hampton House 391. The faculty sponsor for this seminar is Dr. Andrea Gielen (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you need additional information, please contact Ms. Edith Jones (email@example.com) or for course-related issues, Dr. Gielen.
Implementation of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: Reducing Risk
Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Deputy Director and Director of Outreach, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence: Spotlight on Intersectionality and Restorative Justice
Michelle Decker, ScD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Joyce Arvella, JD, Founding CEO, Harp + Sword
Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor and Independence Chair in Nursing Education
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
The Gender Paradox in Suicide
Holly Wilcox, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Daniel Webster, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management (and Students)
Director, Center for Gun Policy Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
An Exploratory Approach to Community Accountability for Intimate Partner Violence
Vanya Jones, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Increasing Community Participation in Research on Women and Violence: Applications for Concept Mapping Methodology
Jessica Burke, PhD, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Science; Associate Dean for Education, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health
All students will receive a grade of Pass or Fail. A grade of Pass will be based on attendance and participation. Students are allowed one excused absence; please contact the faculty sponsor if you will be absent from class. Students who miss more than one seminar must seek permission to conduct a review of a journal article in order to pass the course.
The Center offers a Certificate in Injury and Violence Prevention for both degree and non-degree seeking students. The Certificate addresses a pressing need for public health professionals with specialized training in the prevention, analysis and control of intentional and unintentional injuries.
Students learn the fundamentals of assessing the impact of injuries on public health, identifying groups at highest risk for various types of injuries, understanding the causes of injuries and determining the most effective means of preventing injuries or reducing their severity.