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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President’s Message – March 2018

President’s Message – March 2018

Greetings Members! Thanks to everyone who has submitted abstracts for this year’s 62nd Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee October 7-10, 2018. The Scientific Programming Committee (SPC) met in March and reviewed many of the quality abstracts submitted for full papers. The short communication and poster abstract deadlines are April 15, so you still have time

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Injury Differences between Males and Females

Injury Differences between Males and Females

By Carolyn Roberts 2017 Recipient of Best Presentation at AAAM’s Student Symposium In 2011, Bose et al1 found that females are 47% more likely to sustain severe or fatal injuries in a given car crash compared to males, even after controlling for age, height, weight, and the severity of the crash. Why?  What is it

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