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Colorado SAVIR president seeking submissions for April conference

Carol W. Runyan, MPH, PhD, professor of epidemiology and community & behavioral health at the Colorado School of Public Health is also the president of the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

Runyan currently seeks abstracts and proposals for the SAVIR conference in Cincinnati April 1 -3, 2019 titled Injury Prevention: From research to policy. Research leading to policy implementation or change, partnerships and advocacy that support policy-related work, should be submitted for presentation in oral, poster or flash-science format.

Submissions are due November 30.

SAVIR provides leadership and fosters excellence in the science of injury and violence prevention research. This year’s conference will highlight ways in which injury prevention research is promoted by and used in advocacy efforts and policy. They are looking for abstracts to include in scientific that will last 90 minutes each and consist of 3-5 presentations. They also seek proposals for pre-conference workshops, which last 4 hours and occur the morning before the conference begins, Runyan says.

Submission can be done at SAVIR’s abstract application site.