Spring 2012 Newsletter
Evaluation Core Growing Rapidly
In 2010, Dr. Runyan's vision of a formal evaluation unit at IPRC became a reality and is rapidly growing. Learn more about the core's leadership team and projects.
Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention New IPRC Focus
IPRC's Evaluation Core is making its mark in the arena of unintentional poisoning. Read more about the core's extensive work in this area.
IPRC Rewards Injury Advocates
In April 2011, the IPRC honored injury leaders across the state at its first Awards Evening. Learn more about the award recipients and their achievements.
John D. Butts Scholarship Names First Recipient
Learn more about IPRC's award for outstanding students in injury prevention, the legacy of Dr. John D. Butts, as well as its inaugural recipient, PhD student Larry Scholl.
Recent UNC IPRC Leadership & Honors
IPRC Alumni Updates
Fall 2011 IPRC Seminars
This fall, IPRC presented seminars on concussion prevention, prescription poisoning, and social skills interventions. Learn more about the seminars and watch videos of them here.
Register now for "Collaboration for an Injury Free NC"
May 9 , Chapel Hill — The first state-wide conference to bring together Safe Kids, Trauma and Public Health Professional working to prevent injury and violence in NC.
SpotlightUNC IPRC celebrates 25th anniversary and the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control celebrates 20th anniversary. READ MORE >>
Letter from Interim Director Steve Marshall
Steve Marshall became Interim Director of the IPRC in August 2011. Marshall reflects on the center's history and envisions its promising future as IPRC celebrates 25 years of service and leadership. READ MORE >>
Dr. Carol Runyan Leaves Lasting Legacy to Center
After more than 20 years leading the IPRC, Center co-founder Dr. Carol Runyan stepped down as director in July 2011. Her efforts brought much-needed attention to the injury problem and established the center as a national leader. Read more about her remarkable legacy and contributions to the center and the field. READ MORE >>
New Fund Honors Runyan's Legacy, supports junior faculty
Honor Dr. Runyan's commitment to building the field of injury prevention by supporting the newly established Carol W. Runyan Chair in Injury Prevention. READ MORE >>
Donor Profile: Ginger Yang
Learn more about one IPRC alum's decision to contribute to the Runyan Chair in Injury Prevention, and about current opportunities to support IPRC's mission. READ MORE >>
Faculty Profile: Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH,
focuses on child maltreatment prevention. READ MORE >>
Selected Current IPRC Projects
LONGSCAN legacy translated into current policy and practice recommendations using innovative translation and dissemination strategy, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
NC-ACE: The nation's first rural Academic Center of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention
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