New Mexico — Targeted Issue

EMS Personnel as Community Injury Prevention Advocates

Oct. 1, 1994 - March 31, 1997

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Project Overview
Goals: (1) reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with childhood injury in New Mexico by establishing and developing the state's capacity for coordinated planning, implementation, and evaluation of injury prevention projects by prehospital providers in both rural and urban areas; (2) link EMS personnel with existing community coalitions, primary care providers, law enforcement, and other available resources; and (3) provide technical assistance particularly to EMS sources that serve minority and rural populations.
University of New Mexico School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine
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Name Role(s) Phone Email
David Sklar, MD
  • Principal Investigator