Injuries (unintentional and intentional combined) are the leading cause of death in Maryland citizens aged one to 44 years. The economic burden of hospitalized injuries alone exceeds $200 million annually. A main focus of the Injury Prevention Program is preventing deaths and disabilities due to these unintentional and intentional injuries.
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Violence and Injury Prevention Program
for a Safer Maryland-http://www.safermaryland.org/
of Maryland School of Law-https://www.law.umaryland.edu/programs/publichealth/injury/index.html
Bicycle Related Injury
Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program
Base- States will implement, evaluate and disseminate strategies that address the most pressing injury and violence issues including: child abuse and neglect, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle crash injury, and intimate partner/sexual violence. The program builds on the infrastructure that was established through previous iterations of the Core VIPP CE11-1101.
RNCO- Five of the 23 Base funded states received RNCO funding to coordinate across and between states (regardless of funding status) and collaborate with IVP organizations to share scientific evidence and programmatic best practices. RNCO funded states include: Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Washington.
SQI- Four of the 23 Base funded states received SQI funding to conduct injury data investigations supportive of promoting and advancing uniform injury case definitions, improving data quality, and advancing methodology and exploring emerging sources of injury data. SQI funded states include: Colorado, Kentucky, Maryland and Massachusetts.
Core Violence and Injury Program (2011-2016)
Maryland Core VIPP
Regional Network Leader
Center for Injury & Sexual Assault PreventionEnvironmental Health Bureau/PHPADepartment of Health and Mental Hygiene201 W. Preston StreetBaltimore, MD 21201Phone: 1-866-703-3266Fax: 410-333-5030Email: DHMH.ENVHealth@maryland.gov
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464