Injury and Violence News
NEW! The IRC is Soliciting Injury Research Proposals (PDF)
The IRC is seeking injury research proposals to include with its application to the CDC. For details, download the pdf document.
Dr. E. Brooke Lerner receives Keith Neely Outstanding Contribution to EMS Award
E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, received the Keith Neely Outstanding Contribution to EMS Award from the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP).
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visits campus
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and members of her staff visited the Injury Research Center on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Materials from Nov 19, 2012:
Community Grand Rounds
Sponsored by the Violence Prevention Initiative's Research & Evaluation Team
Charlie Branas Presentation (PDF)
Bob Grossmann Presentation (PDF)
PHS LandCare Hand-Out (PDF)
Student Success Story! Congratulations to Tom Leschke, 2nd Year Medical Student, and his Preceptors, Dr. Peter Layde and Amy Schlotthauer of the Injury Research Center. Tom was one of 10 students who received the 2012 Dr. Michael J. Dunn Medical Student Research Day Poster Contest award for his presentation at the Medical Student Research Day Poster Session held Oct. 4. Each recipient received $500 as part of their award.
MCW and U.S. Army Partner to Study Traumatic Brain Injury
Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery and neurology and the director of brain injury research, is partnering with the United States Army to study assessment tools for mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion.
Earbuds, Headsets Put People at Risk
IRC Director, Dr. Stephen Hargarten, discusses the unsafe environment created by new modalities of portable entertainment, and some possible technologies to make our surroundings safer.
Suicide: The fourth-leading cause of American deaths abroad
IRC Director, Dr. Stephen Hargarten, discusses the 4th leading cause of American deaths abroad.
Falls in Home Leading Cause of Injury-Related Deaths in Wisconsin
IRC Assistant Director, Ann Christiansen, comments on the leading cause of injury death in Wisconsin.
Program Targets Underage Drinking
Underage drinking and alcohol abuse are concerns for communities across the U.S. Nowhere is that more evident than in La Crosse County, WI.