Posts Tagged ‘injury prevention’

Dr. Karen Liller coauthors paper on lack of firearms safety and injury research

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June is Firearm Safety Month Firearms are a hot topic these days. Firearms injury and safety funding? Not so much—at least not yet. That’s because, say experts like Dr. Karen Liller, a USF College of Public Health professor of community and family health who specializes in injury prevention, there’s a lack of strong federal support for […]

Dr. Karen Liller wants to empower injury prevention workers

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“I believe it is absolutely critical  for the injury prevention field to continue our success in decreasing injuries and deaths,” said Dr. Karen Liller of the USF College of Public Health. Liller, a professor in the Department of Community and Family Health says decreasing injuries and deaths often includes effective policy making skills of those […]

Dr. Karen Liller scores with sports injury prevention research in Hillsborough County

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Karen Liller, professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, collaborated with Dr. Barbara Morris, director of sports medicine and performance at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, and other researchers including PhD student Yingwei Yang, to examine and report sports injuries among high school athletes in Florida. Her report, […]

EOH student Andrea Johnston works among Hollywood’s stars

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USF College of Public Health MPH student Andrea Johnston began her career in marketing but soon learned that she had a passion for public health. Born and raised in Chino, California, Johnston earned her BA in business marketing from San Francisco State University in 2010. After graduating college, Johnston moved back to the Los Angeles […]

Dr. Karen Liller appointed to the FIVPAC

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USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Karen Liller has been appointed to the Florida Injury and Violence Prevention Advisory Council (FIVPAC) as the research committee chair for a three-year term which began on August 1. The FIVPAC was created to provide injury prevention research and practice expertise and to assist in the development, implementation and […]

Public health injury prevention video wins Telly Award [VIDEO]

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Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death for adolescents and the USF College of Public Health’s work to address it is not going unnoticed. The COPH is officially a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for the injury prevention video “Together we will change lives,” a first in the college’s history. […]