Training Center

Course details


Format: online
CEU Credits: 0 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (


Safe States and the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) have partnered to offer this presentation to highlight careers in injury and violence prevention. Panelists included a research professional in industry, a federal agency researcher, a state health department practitioner, and a hospital-based practitioner.



After the session, attendees will have a sense of:
• why injury and violence are important public health challenges
• the progress that has been made because of injury and violence prevention research and/or practice
• where emerging professionals in the field might find promising opportunities to contribute



Jia Benno, MPH – Injury Prevention Unit Director (Texas Dept of State Health Services)


Ekta Choudhary, PhD, MPH – Epidemiologist and lead for the Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs) Program (CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)


Marcie Gawel, MSN, RN, MS, BS – Program Coordinator for Community Outreach and Hospital Violence Intervention (Yale-New Haven Hospital)


Dave Swedler, PhD, MPH – Research Scientist (Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation)


Learn more by viewing the webinar HERE.

If you encounter any technical difficulties related to this training, please contact the Safe States Alliance at

Time/Length: 1 Hours
Additional Registration Required: yes
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