Alison Baker-Lewton | People in Injury Prevention

[Sheree Bekker] In the lead up to the 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, I invited keynote speaker Dr Alison Baker-Lewton to answer a few questions for our blog. Alison Baker-Lewton is a Senior Lecturer in Social Pedagogy in the College of Arts and Education at Victoria University in Melbourne. She received her PhD in Psychology […]

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Lynne Moore | People in Injury Prevention

[Sheree Bekker] In the lead up to the 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, I invited keynote speaker Associate Professor Lynne Moore to answer a few questions for our blog. Lynne Moore is an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the department of social and preventative medicine, Laval University in Québec City. She is recipient […]

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Kathrin Steffen | People in Injury Prevention

[Sheree Bekker] In the lead up to the 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, I invited keynote speaker Dr Kathrin Steffen to answer a few questions for our blog. Kathrin Steffen is a senior researcher from the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center. Kathrin also serves as a research assistant at the Department of Medical […]

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On career building: networking and mentoring

  (SB) Recently, Bridie Scott-Parker and I attended the 12th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference in Sydney Australia. We had never met before, yet Bridie and I have been working together both on the executive board of the Australian Injury Prevention Network (which hosted the conference along with The George Institute for Global Health), as […]

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Another colleague honoured: Gary Slutkin, Illinois Order of Lincoln

I found this posted somewhere online and wanted to share the good news with our readers. “Gary Slutkin, M.D., Founder & Executive Director of Cure Violence, will be honored for his work as 2015 Recipient of the Illinois Order of Lincoln, the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service. The Order of Lincoln […]

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Harborview Injury Prevention Research Centre has new director

I just spotted this important announcement. I am not sure who preceded Fred Rivara as Director of this outstanding Injury Prevention Research Centre, but I do know he was followed by David Grossman and Beth Ebel. Now a new director has been named. As the announcement states, “Dr. Vavilala is Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics […]

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