About Us

Check back for information on our Fall 2013 Conference, "Preventing Violence Against Women."  Check out last year's conference brochure below.


To promote scholarly activity in the prevention and control of intentional and unintentional injury. 


1.       To promote educational and scholarly activity among its members in developing the field of injury and violence prevention research, teaching, and other activities that synthesize expertise from multiple disciplines, in creating a body of expertise that is greater than the sum of contributions from individual scholars.

2.       To provide a resource to other researchers, practitioners and decision makers in accessing expertise in the development of research, program and policy activities.

3.       To teach and mentor the next generation of injury researchers and practitioners through providing educational opportunities.

4.       To promote rigorous evaluation of injury prevention and control initiatives.

Officers & Governing Board

President:    Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH - University of Connecticut

Treasurer:    Jonathan Howland, PhD  - Boston University

Secretary:    Lisa Allee, MSW - Boston Medical Center


Michael Mello, MD, MPH - Brown University

David Hemenway, PhD - Harvard University

Susan Gallagher, MPH - Tufts University

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