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  1. Michael J Mello1,
  2. Corinne Peek-Asa2
  1. 1
    Injury Prevention Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  2. 2
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr M J Mello, Injury Prevention Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Claverick 2, 592 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA; mjmello{at}

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At the SAVIR annual meeting in 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC’s) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the CDC Injury Research Agenda 2009–2018 ( This provides an update to the first CDC Injury Research Agenda, which was released in 2002. The original agenda sought broad input from many external constituents and the public. Led by a Research Agenda Steering Committee, it identified the highest priorities for the field—research that would have relatively rapid impact. For the current research agenda, NCIPC reviewed progress in accomplishing the aims set in that original agenda and then drafted materials for review and comment by the Advisory Committee for Injury Prevention and Control. Selected federal agencies and injury researchers, practitioners, and organisations were also …

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