2018 MIPA SUMMIT AGENDA

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WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Pam Pontones, MA; Deputy Health Commissioner & State Epidemiologist
Gary Smith, MD, DrPH; MIPA Secretary

KEYNOTE
Developing Comprehensive, Integrated Approaches to Suicide Prevention (Eric Caine, MD;
University of Rochester Medical Center)

DAY 1 MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Distracted Driving: Latest Data and Solutions (Motao Zhu, MD, MS, PhD; Center for Injury Research and
Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital)

Analyzing Homicide-Suicide Events with the Use of NVDRS (Morgan Sprecher, MPH; Indiana State
Department of Health/Antigone Kouvelis; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago/Melissa
Heinen; Minnesota Department of Health/Pat Smith, MS, RDN; Michigan Department of Health and Human
Services/Luke Werhan, MPA; Ohio Department of Health)

Addressing Opioids in the Workplace (Claire Stroer, MPH, CHES; National Safety Council)

DAY 1 AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Preparing for a Career in Injury Prevention (Mark Kinde, MPH; Minnesota Department of Health)

Prescription Drug Overdose (Luke Werhan, MPA; Ohio Department of Health/Pat Smith, MS, RDN; Michigan
Department of Health and Human Services)

Preventing Falls through Collaboration and Partnerships (Elizabeth Fries; Union County Health Department)

KEYNOTE
Public Policy Advocacy: Impacts All Levels of Government (John Lundell, MA; Mayor for City of Coralville, Iowa
and The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center)

KEYNOTE
Realizing a Shared Risk and Protective Factors Approach to Prevent Violence – Louisiana’s Journey from
Discussion to Implementation by Using the Injury Free NC Academy Framework
(Jane Herwehe, MPH;
Louisiana Office of Public Health)

DAY 2 MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Injury Prevention in Motorsports (Geoffrey Billows, MD, FACEP; International Motor Speedway Medical
Director)

Panel: Consumer Product Safety & Child Injury: How to Protect Children from Items in Their Homes
Moderator: Nancy Cowles; Kids In Danger
Product Oversight by CPSC (David Eckstein; US Consumer Product Safety Commission)
Furniture Tip-overs: The Quiet Killer Inside Our Homes (Janet McGee; Founder & President, The LifTed)
Youth Hazards Associated with Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (Jim Wolf, MA; Indiana
Tobacco Inspection Program)
Pediatric Poisoning Related to Laundry Detergent Packets (Gary Smith, MD, DrPH; Center for Injury
Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital)

Connecting the Dots to Create a Rainbow: Applying a Collective Impact Framework to Prevent Violence in
Indiana [Kate Roelecke, MPH; MCCOY (Marion County Commission on Youth)/Laurie Gerdt, MA, LMHC;
Zero Suicides for Indiana Youth SAMHSA grant awarded to Community Health Network]

KEYNOTE
Connecting Data, Science and Action to Prevent Injuries and Violence [Judy Qualters, PhD, MPH; National
Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]


Some of the photos from the 2018 MIPA Summit are below. For the complete set of photos, click here.