The Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network (SE&SW IPN) is made up of 13 state injury and violence prevention programs, university-based injury research centers, national injury prevention resource centers, and hospital-based injury prevention centers. The network offers facilitated activities to its members and the wider injury prevention community including webinars and in-person trainings focusing on increasing knowledge around a variety of injury and violence prevention topics, expanding leadership skills, and establishing and strengthening professional network connections to promote peer-to-peer learning that can enhance the practice of injury and violence prevention at the state level. Additionally, the SE&SW IPN holds an in-person annual meeting.
Member Organizations: Emory University Center for Injury Control, the Kentucky Injury Prevention Research Center, the University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center, the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dallas, and the Children’s Safety Network.
Membership is open to injury and violence prevention professionals working in any of the 13 member states.
Leadership: 2018/19 leadership consists of Jane Herwehe from the Louisiana Department of Health, Chinyere Nwamuo of the Injury Prevention Program within the Georgia Department of Public Health, Sharon Nieb of the Emory University Center for Injury Control, and Amy Bailey of the Texas Department of Health. Belinda-Rose Young from North Carolina’s Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch serves as the coordinator of the network, and Ingrid Bou-Saada of North Carolina’s Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch serves as the Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program liaison to the network.
To be added to the mailing list or for more information please contact: Belinda-Rose Young, NC Division of Public Health, firstname.lastname@example.org.