University of Manitoba Café Scientifique

Interested in talking and learning more about different health topics and related research? Café Scientifique brings together experts with non-researchers (you, me, neighbours, friends) in a relaxed atmosphere to talk about their research and the questions it raises. Come and join the discussion!

Why Kids Get Injured:
Accidents or Predictable Events?

September 15, 2014 – 7 p.m.
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg

To assist in planning seating RSVP to:
Research_Communications@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-6689

Keeping children safe is a never-ending job for most parents. Injuries happen often but perhaps there are ways of predicting and preventing some of the common injuries that befall our kids. There are common risk and preventive actors across both unintentional and intentional injuries. Join our panel of experts as they explore how our kids get injured and strategies to reduce their risk.

Panelists: 
            
Dr. Caroline Piotrowski,
Head and Associate Professor, Family Social Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M; Scientist, Manitoba Institute for Child Health

Dr. Carolyn Snider,
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M; Scientist, Manitoba Institute for Child Health; Emergency Physician, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Dr. Lynn Warda,
Associate Professor, Pediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M; Medical Director of IMPACT (injury prevention program), Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Moderator:    
    
Dr. Michael Moffatt,
Professor, Community Health Sciences and Pediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M