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2012 Annual Meeting
Public Health + Highway Safety:
Saving Lives Together
Baltimore, Md., August 26 - 29
Director, Traffic Safety Advocacy and Research
Jake Nelson is the Director of Traffic Safety Advocacy & Research for AAA. In this role he directs the analysis and application of scientific research to AAA’s traffic safety activities, including programmatic offerings and advocacy at the national and state levels. Additionally, he serves as the association’s top safety expert in scientific and academic venues, with transportation stakeholder groups, and before federal agencies and Congress.
Jake is a current member of the American Public Health Association, the Society for Public Health Education and Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. He is a Public Health Leadership Fellow alumnus and member of the National Public Health Leadership Society. Jake was an undergraduate of the University of Michigan, and completed his graduate studies in public health at the George Washington University and in public policy at the University of Chicago where he was named a McCormick Tribune Leadership Fellow.