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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.

Safety Topic of the Week

cooking safetyGiving Thanks for Staying Safe

As you gather with family for Thanksgiving, take a second to read our safety practices about having an injury-free holiday. Kitchens are bustling with activity, so it is important to be vigilant about the safety of your family.

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


Last Edited: November 20, 2015