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.

2015's Recipient
Children and unintentional firearm death
Hemenway D, Solnick SJ
Injury Epidemiology 2015, 2:26.

2014's Recipient
Explaining geographic patterns of suicide in the US: the role of firearms and antidepressants
Opoliner A, Azrael D, Barber C, Fitzmaurice G, Miller M
Injury Epidemiology 2014, 1:6.