President’s Message – December 2018

President’s Message – December 2018

As we wrap up this year and prepare for 2019, let’s reflect on AAAM and some of the accomplishments of 2018 and our direction for 2019. The members and organization of AAAM are about affecting things – through the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS), policy, science, dialogue, and now Special Interest Groups (SIGs). At our recognition

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Member Spotlight – Carmine Senatore, PhD

Member Spotlight – Carmine Senatore, PhD

While Carmine has known about AAAM and its dedication to road safety for some time, he just recently joined the organization. In fact, the reason he made the decision to join the organization is that he “shares AAAM’s dedication toward saving lives and eliminating injuries associated with vehicular accidents. As a young professional, I have

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The Latest AIS Updates – Winter Edition 2018

The Latest AIS Updates – Winter Edition 2018

Greetings from AAAM’s AIS Training Program! We are excited to share our upcoming 2019 initiatives with you. • The AIS Team is working on implementing a new Learning Management System in 2019 • AIS North American Faculty will be meeting in mid-May • Faculty Mentoring will begin in February 2019 • The AIS Content Subcommittee

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Conference News – President’s Message

Conference News – President’s Message

Thank you all for attending a fantastic AAAM Conference this year! We had a 10-year record number of attendees, and a record number of papers, short communications, and posters. We had attendees from the US and Australia, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Uruguay, United Kingdom, and Switzerland. Thanks so much to

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President’s Message – October 2018

President’s Message – October 2018

Greetings Members. We’re looking forward to seeing many of you in Nashville, TN for our annual conference! I am excited to share some highlights of this year’s program. We have a record number of presentations on pre-crash factors, impaired and distracted driving, vehicle safety, injury coding, and injury risk to name a few. Visit our

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AAAM’s Good Work in Action

AAAM contributes $1500 to the American Public Health Association’s President’s Road Safety Scholarship I want to share my deep gratitude with you for the donation that AAAM made to the American Public Health Association’s section on Injury Control and Emergency Health Services.  The work of AAAM is so critical to the field of road safety

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Faculty Spotlight – Greg Klaus, RN, CEN, CSTR, CAISS

Faculty Spotlight – Greg Klaus, RN, CEN, CSTR, CAISS

Greg Klaus became involved with AAAM after being approached by the faculty of an AIS 2005/2008 course that was hosted by his institution. “The AAAM has an important role to play in helping to make the data in your trauma registry as accurate and uniform as possible as we enter injury findings into our trauma

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Member Spotlight – Motao Zhu

Member Spotlight – Motao Zhu

Motao Zhu is an epidemiologist with 16 years of experience in travel behaviors, traffic safety, and policy evaluation. He joined AAAM because of its “mission statement of eliminating road traffic injuries matched well with my research interests. AAAM is a global and multi-disciplinary professional organization, giving me the platform and resources to network with researchers

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The Latest AIS Updates

The Latest AIS Updates

Greetings from AAAM’s AIS Training Program! Our AIS faculty and students have certainly experienced their fair share of travel lately, with AIS08 and AIS15 courses taking place all over the country – and beyond. July was an exciting month for AIS faculty members Jan Price and Kathy Cookman as they traveled to Seoul, South Korea

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AAAM’s New Webinar Series

AAAM’s New Webinar Series

This series is free to members AAAM kicked off its new educational webinar series with a dynamic one-hour session entitled Analysis Tips and Tricks for Proper Use, led by esteemed AIS faculty member Kathryn L. Loftis, Ph.D., CAISS. Dr. Loftis focused on the practical use of AIS codes in analysis and research and also covered

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