Friday, June 16, 2017

Safe States Webinar: Pedestrian Injury Prevention

Safety Takes Synergy: Lessons & Successes from the
Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program


Decreasing pedestrian injuries and fatalities requires strong partnerships between a variety of state and local agencies. Developed by the Safe States Alliance and funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program was designed to enhance statewide pedestrian safety efforts by helping practitioners strengthen partnerships and align efforts between those working in a variety of fields, including public health, transportation, planning, education, law enforcement, and advocacy.

During this webinar, you'll:
Learn about lessons and successes from the Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program, which are documented in a new impact evaluation reportdeveloped by the Safe States Alliance; and
Hear from Action Team members in Kentucky and Rhode Island regarding how they’ve used multidisciplinary collaborations created through the program to successfully advance pedestrian safety initiatives.
Join the webinar on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST to learn how you can engage partners across a variety of disciplines to achieve shared goals and ensure that pedestrian safety efforts are meaningful and impactful.

Webinar panelists include:
Jamila Porter, DrPH, MPH
Director, Programs and Evaluation
Safe States Alliance
Officer Robert H. McCool, MS, MT, EMT-B
Program Manager
Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
Lloyd Jordison, RN
Health Education Director
Madison County Health Department
Mia Patriarca, MA
Healthy Communities Specialist
Physical Activity and Nutrition Program
Rhode Island Department of Health
Bari Freeman
Executive Director
Bike Newport

 Register for the webinar today!