Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232

(615) 936-1000

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Trauma Injury Prevention Programs


Our mission

Trauma Service's Injury Prevention Program strives to reduce unintentional injuries among children and to promote safe behaviors in the community by:

  • Child CastDeveloping data-driven strategies based on analysis of trauma data from Children's Hospital and the State of Tennessee.
  • Providing injury prevention education and resources to families in the hospital and community.
  • Conducting and participating in innovative research that furthers the field of injury prevention.
  • Educating the hospital staff and state agencies on injury prevention topics through our Timely Trauma Topic Conference series.
  • Collaborating at the local, state, and national levels to promote programs and policies that protect children

For more information about the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program, contact program manager Purnima Unni, MPH, CHES, at 615-936-8222.

Safety Topic of the Week:

Carbon Monoxide Safety

As temperatures continue to drop during the winter months, many people resort to using space heaters to add extra warmth to their living and work spaces. In this vein, it is important to be aware of a potential “silent killer” inside of your home and your office — carbon monoxide (CO) Click here fore more information.

Last Edited: January 23, 2017
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