CENTER TO INVESTIGATE VIOLENCE AND
INJURY IN COMMUNITIES (CIVIC)
  • Analysis and monitoring of epidemiologic trends in violence and injury with
    a focus on youth in disadvantaged communities.
  • Investigation of the effects of violence and injury on community-level and
    school-based outcomes in high-risk populations.
  • Using a public health approach to develop and evaluate prevention
    strategies and policy initiatives.


Allegheny County Injury Surveillance System (ACISS)- Allegheny County Health Department, University of Pittsburgh Center for
Injury Research and Control, UPMC, WPAHS; (1994-present).

Project Safe Neighborhoods: Anti- Gun and Anti-Gang Initiatives- U.S. Attorney's Office, Pittsburgh Police Department; (2005-2010).

Impact of Housing Relocation Initiatives on Community-Level Violence- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Carnegie
Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh; (2005-2010).

Large Scale Natural Experiment of Community Economic Development: Effect on Violence Patterns- Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, University of Pittsburgh Center for Injury Research and Control; (2009-2014)

Evaluation of a Prevention Curriculum (PATHS) in After School Programs- United Way of Allegheny County, Family Resources,
YMCA of Allegheny County; (2008-2010).

Evaluation of Cub Scouts 1-2-3 - United Way of Allegheny County, Boy Scouts of America, Greater Pittsburgh Council; (2009-present).

 


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