Education & Outreach

    "Injuries from Global to Local: A Webinar Series"

    The GW Center for Injury Prevention & Control is debuting a webinar series called "Injuries from Global to Local: A Webinar Series" this year to raise awareness on a variety of injury prevention topics and stimulate discussion for future research and programming on preventable injury.

    If you would like to receive email updates on future webinar episodes, please email your interest to

    Webinars Series

    More Education & Outreach Opportunities:

    Summer Research Internship for GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences – Consumer Product Injuries

    • Injuries lead to significant morbidity and healthcare resource utilization and are the top cause of death among youth in the United States.  Public health authorities and healthcare systems routinely develop and implement injury prevention programming and a key aspect of these activities involves injury surveillance.  The primary objective of this summer internship is to produce an epidemiological analysis of trends in consumer product injuries (of interest to the student) using existing databases of consumer products injuries and hospitalizations.
    • For more details, please see the summer research internship syllabus.

    Research Elective for GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences

    • Third- and fourth-year medical students are welcome to join faculty at the GW Center for Injury Prevention & Control for a 4-week research elective – EMED 504: Emergency Medicine Research
    • Interested students should identify a faculty mentor and research project prior to enrollment.  Please contact Dr. Jesús Treviño ( if you would like to learn about potential research projects related to injury prevention.

    Milken Institute School of Public Health Summer Institute

    • Join faculty members Dr. Douglass & Dr. Paichadze for the one-week course: Injury & Global Public Health.
    • This one-week course (6/13/2022 – 6/17/2022) will provide a snapshot of different injury topics, both domestic and international, through a public health lens.  Find more information and register.