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Injury Prevention and the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) partnership
  1. Hank Weiss1,
  2. Stephen Hargarten2
  1. 1President, SAVIR
  2. 2Past President, SAVIR
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr H Weiss
 Director, Center for Injury Research and Control, University of Pittsburgh, 3520 Forbes Avenue, Suite 203, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA; hw{at}

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The President and Past President of SAVIR outline the organization’s mission

The field of injury and violence prevention continues to grow in many ways, responding to the acute and long-term public health burden of events ranging from natural disasters, drownings, falls and road injuries to self-harm and interpersonal violence. As it grows, so does the need for quality research and researchers that utilize a wide range of rigorous scientific methods to identify risk factors and trends, inform public policy, and guide and evaluate …

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