Jefferson Healthcare will host Brian Johnston, MD MPH for a free 60-minute presentation exploring prevention strategies for four common causes of pediatric injury and disability: window falls, pedestrian crashes, drowning and concussion. The presentation will focus on patterns of injury and injury hospitalization among children and youth, with a review of local data as available.
Brian Johnston MD MPH is professor of Pediatrics and adjunct professor of Health Services at the University of Washington. in Seattle. He is the chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center and an investigator at the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center. In addition, he is the associate chief for clinical services in the UW Division of General Pediatrics and a medical director of the Washington Medical-Legal Partnership.
He serves on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention and for 10 years was Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Injury Prevention
His academic interests include implementation of injury prevention in community settings and studies of the complex relationships between injury prevention, individual health and community wellbeing.
Date: Monday,October 01
Time: 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Contact: Jessie Michaels