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Aims and scope

The editorial mission of Injury Epidemiology is to advance the science and practice of injury prevention and control through timely publication and dissemination of peer-reviewed research. Injury Epidemiology aims to be the premier venue for communicating epidemiologic studies of unintentional and intentional injuries, including, but not limited to, morbidity and mortality from motor vehicle crashes, drug overdose/poisoning, falls, drowning, fires/burns, iatrogenic injury, suicide, homicide, assaults, and abuse.

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Jess Kraus Award

The Jess Kraus Award is given each year to the author(s) of the best paper published in Injury Epidemiology, selected by the editorial board according to novelty, simplicity, clarity and potential impact on population health. The winner receives a commemorative plaque and is invited by the editorial office to present a special seminar at Columbia University.

2016's Recipient
Assaults against U.S. law enforcement officers in the line-of-duty: situational context and predictors of lethality
Crifasi CK, Pollack KM and Webster DW
Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:29.

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Society affiliation

Injury Epidemiology is published through a partnership between Columbia University Medical Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention and SpringerNature.

The Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention's mission is to improve population health by reducing the morbidity and mortality from unintentional and intentional injuries through knowledge creation, dissemination and translation of scientific discoveries, development of innovative and multilevel training and education programs, and promotion of best practices and evidence-based interventions.

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