The University of Toronto Trauma Program presents:
The 2015 Visiting Professor in Injury Prevention
Professor Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, is the holder of the Seattle Children’s Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics and adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. He is editor- in-chief of JAMA Pediatrics. Dr. Rivara served as founding director of the Harborview Injury and Research Center in Seattle for 13 years, founding president of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention, and his contributions to the field of injury control have spanned 30 years. He has received numerous honors including the Charles C. Shepard Science Award from the CDC, the American Public Health Association, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section Distinguished Career Award, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Injury and Poison Prevention, Physician Achievement Award, and UW School of Public Health distinguished Alumni Award. Rivara was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2005 and he was Vice Chair of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Sports Concussion Report (Oct 2013).