Researchers featured at national SAVIR conference

Researchers featured at national SAVIR conference

By: HIPRC Date: September 21st, 2017

Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center Research Assistant Vivian Lyons, MPH, was awarded the Student Outstanding Science Award at the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research Conference on Sept. 18-20 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lyons, who is an epidemiology doctoral student at the University of Washington, was one of a number of HIPRC faculty, staff and fellows who presented at the conference.

Members presenting posters or serving on panel discussions included director Monica Vavilala, M.D., violence prevention section lead Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, and core members Megan Moore, Ph.D., MSW and Fred Rivara, M.D., MPH. Rowhani-Rahbar also serves on the SAVIR Board of Directors.

The conference also featured presentations by Research Scientist and Epidemiologist Brianna Mills, Ph.D. and T-32 Postdoctoral Fellow Stephen Mooney, Ph.D. Lyons also presented a project led by T-32 Postdoctoral Fellow Robert Tessler, M.D.

Two former HIPRC T-32 postdoctoral fellows, Washington State University Assistant Professor Janessa Graves, Ph.D., MPH, and Drexel University Assistant Research Professor Alex Quistberg, Ph.D., MPH, also presented research at the event.

SAVIR 2017 Presentations, Posters and Panels with HIPRC Faculty, Staff and Fellows:

Life Experiences Associated with Change in Adult Perpetration of Physical Intimate Partner Violence. – Vivian H. Lyons, MPH.

Low-Grade Isolated Blunt Pediatric Solid Organ Injury and Secondary Overtriage in Washington State 2005-2014. – Vivian H. Lyons, MPH, project by Robert Tessler, M.D.

Do ‘Complete Streets’ policies decrease the risk of fatalities for adult bicyclists? – Stephen Mooney, Ph.D.

Patterns of prior hospitalization and arrest: A comparison of legal intervention firearm injuries to assault-related firearm injuries and motor vehicle injuries in Seattle. – Brianna Mills, Ph.D.

Health equity and injury: Building community, research, and advocacy partnerships to address the national research and policy agenda. – Janessa M. Graves, Ph.D., MPH; Washington State University, Megan Moore, Ph.D., MSW; University of Washington, Monica Vavilala, M.D.; University of Washington, Carmen Gonzalez, Ph.D.; University of Washington

Epidemiology of Crime Perpetration Prior to Sustaining Firearm Injury. – Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

Loaded Handgun Carrying Among Adults in the United States: Results of a National Survey. – Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

Student Publishing Session with Journal Editors – Frederick P. Rivara, M.D., MPH, Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology, University of Washington; Core Faculty, HIPRC; Editor-in-Chief, JAMA Pediatrics, John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, Alice Hamilton Professor of Medicine & Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan; Journal Editor, New England Journal of Medicine, Guohua Li, M.D., DrPH, Director, Professor, Columbia University; Editor in Chief, Injury Epidemiology, Roderick McClure, MBBS, Ph.D., Head, School of Medicine, University of New England, NSW, Australia; Editor-in-chief, Injury Prevention, Marc Zimmerman, Ph.D., Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan; Journal Editor, Youth & Society

SAVIR’s 2017 conference schedule is available at their website.

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