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Our Advisory Board Director, Dr. Linda Forst, was interviewed by ProPublica in an article discussing the higher rates of job related injuries for temporary workers. Read the Article 


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    Prevention and Research  

    Prevention is a key component to research being done through the Illinois Center for Injury Prevention and at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health. Following the research to practice model, faculty use their findings and establish interventions with community partners to promote prevention of injuries.

    The Illinois Center for Injury Prevention is committed to providing timely and informative research to scientists, journalists and policy decision-makers. Recent findings published by our research group includes:

    • Access to Trauma Care in Southern Cook County. Full Article.
    • Traumatic occupational injuries in Hispanic and foreign born workers. Full Article.
    • Long-term effects of repealing the national maximum speed limit in the United States.Full Article.
    • A Case-Control Study of Severe Physical Abuse of the Elderly. Full Article.
    • A Study of Farm Injuries in Ohio.Full Article.
    • The Health of the Low-income Workforce: Integrating Public Health and Occupational Health ApproachesFull Article.
    • Determinants of Workers' Compensation Costs.
    • Real-time surveillance of poisonings.

    Recent Presentations:

  • Amputations in Illinois. View Presenation.
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Grand Rounds View Presentation.

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