Corinne Peek-Asa is the Associate Dean for Research of the University of Iowa, College of Public Health and Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health. She is the Director of the CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center and is the Principal Investigator for the current University of Iowa NIH-funded International Trauma and Violence Research Training program. Dr. Peek-Asa received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995 and after serving on the UCLA faculty for five years joined the University of Iowa in 2001. Her work focuses on the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies to prevent acute traumatic injuries and violence. She has current studies in the areas of teen driving safety, bicycle safety, rural roadway design, international road traffic safety, workplace violence, intimate partner violence, bullying prevention, and rural acute care. She has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Peek-Asa has served on the Board of Scientific Counsellors for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and is an appointed member of the Driver Education Committee of the Transportation Research Board. She helped established and served as the past-President of the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and received the SAVIR President’s Award in 2011. She was named a ResearchAmerica! Public Health Hero in 2010.
University of Iowa College of Public Health
PhD in injury epidemiology; more than 20 years of work in the field of injury prevention; Director of the CDC-funded University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center; Director of the NIH-funded International Trauma and Violence Prevention Training Program
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