Booster Seat Educational Campaign for Milwaukee

Project Overview (PDF)

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award

     Project Start Date:    April 1, 2005
     Project End Date:      March 31, 2006
     Award Amount:         $25,000

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to decrease the morbidity and mortality of children ages 4-8 from unintentional injuries and deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes. The pilot program will lay the groundwork for a Booster Seat Educational Campaign targeting the inner city of Milwaukee.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Children's Health Education Center
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Injury Free Coalition
  • Milwaukee Urban League
  • SAFE KIDS SE Wisconsin
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Suzanne Brixey, MD, Department of Pediatrics
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Maureen Otto, Department of Pediatrics
  • Ramesh Sachdeva, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Interviewed by two TV stations to discuss the importance of a mandatory booster seat law
  • Papers
    • Developed a manuscript evaluated by a peer reviewed journal
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