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2012 Annual Meeting
Public Health + Highway Safety:
Saving Lives Together
Baltimore, Md., August 26 - 29
Dr. Flaura Winston
Scientific Director, Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
An internationally recognized leader in pediatric trauma research, Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD is the Founder and Scientific Director of The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Winston's primary research focus is traffic injury. She is the Principal Investigator for research funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and State Farm®, among others. She has been published in medical and engineering journals and conference proceedings.
In addition to her role as scientific director for CHOP's injury research center, Dr. Winston is also a board-certified practicing pediatrician and biomechanical engineer. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Scholar at the Leonard Davis Institute.
For her work, Dr. Winston has received awards from many organizations including the American Philosophical Society, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Academy Health, the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, Joint Commissions on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO), and the National Quality Forum. Dr. Winston currently serves on the Editorial Board of the BMJ journal, Injury Prevention and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s national Advisory Committee on Injury Prevention and Control. She has served on committees of the Institute of Medicine, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Automotive Engineers, and International Society of Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention.