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Injury Prevention Advisory Committee


The Injury Prevention Advisory Committee serves as an external advisory body to the Injury Prevention Service of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). The purpose of the Committee is to: 

  1. advise the Injury Prevention Service in issues related to injury surveillance and data linkage; 
  2. make recommendations regarding the development or enhancement of specific injury prevention programs; 
  3. review the state health department’s injury and violence-related objectives; and 
  4. assist in developing and updating the strategic plan to increase safety behaviors and reduce preventable injuries in Oklahoma.

The committee meets three times per year from 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm at the Lawson Center unless specified otherwise below.

Lawson Center, Presbyterian Tower (Map the Presbyterian Tower)
OU Medical Center
700 N.E. 13th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Membership is comprised of representatives from the following organizations/agencies and areas:

  • AAA Oklahoma
  • County Health Department Director (2)
  • Indian Health Service
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control
  • Oklahoma City Fire Department
  • Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General
  • Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol
  • Oklahoma Highway Safety Office
  • Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information
  • Oklahoma Safety Council
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response Service
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health, Protective Health Services, Emergency Systems
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health, Parent & Pro-Family Support
  • Safe Kids Coalition
  • Saint John Medical Center - Injury Prevention
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Pediatric Trauma
  • University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Trauma Services
  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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