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Injury Prevention Deputy Editor Dr Terry Nolan has been appointed Foundation Professor and Head of the School of Population Health, and Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Melbourne. He continues as a Fellow of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and also has an appointment at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center has a new director. Dr David Grossman, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Services at the University of Washington, and an attending physician at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center, has taken over outright leadership of the prestigious research centre, having shared the role for the past six years with Dr Fred Rivara, one of Injury Prevention's Deputy Editors. David Grossman has particular interests in vehicle crash reconstruction, evaluation of violence prevention programmes, fire prevention, the safe storage of guns and the health of Native Americans.

Dr Gottlobe Fabisch has become the new Secretary General of ANEC. For the past nine years, the new ANEC leader has had a major role in setting up and running the EU liaison office of a research organisation where she has been responsible for the Brussels office. She holds a PhD in political science and journalism. Dr Fabisch has taken over from Bruce Farquhar who lead the association since its establishment and who has recently emigrated to Canada, where he will be pursuing his career in a similar field.

Suzanne Binder MD has been appointed as the Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from December 2000. Dr Binder received her BS degree from McGill University and her MD degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She began her career with CDC in 1984 as an …

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