Training and Education

Principles of Injury Research, Control and Prevention

Project Investigators: Melissa Schiff, M.D., M.P.H.

This course will cover general principles of injury research, including Haddon’s matrix, injury classification and rates, injury surveillance, injury research methods and the three E’s of injury control and prevention: education, environmental modification, and enforcement. These general principles will be applied to the study of specific areas of unintentional and intentional injury, including motor vehicle crashes, pedestrian-, fall-, fire-, and sports-related injuries, drowning, youth violence, family violence, homicide and firearms, suicide, and alcohol use and injuries.