Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

April 2, 2012

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Injury and Violence Prevention Lecture

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
248

Sponsored by: College of Public Health
Contact: Sarah Shelnutt

"20 Years of Injury and Violence Prevention...Celebrating the Past and Protecting the Future,"  Linda Degutis, director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the CDC.

The presentation will provide an overview of the current trends of injury and violence data, the progress the CDC Injury Center has made in developing a solid foundation of injury prevention science and practice and creating more visibility for injury and violence prevention as an integral part of public health.  The presentation will also highlight effective efforts and promising practices that have and will in the future allow for a response to emerging trends and support the translation, dissemination, and adoption of proven and promising interventions and policies.

News release: http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/uga-to-celebrate-2012-national-public-health-week/



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