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Mark Stevenson has taken up a position as Professor and Director of the Division of Injury Prevention and Trauma Care at the Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, heading a team of scientists working extensively in the areas of road traffic injury prevention, musculoskeletal injury and trauma care. Mark was the Director of the Injury Research Centre at the University of Western Australia. His email address is

Professor Caroline Finch has been appointed as the Director of the NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. The centre, a joint partnership between NSW Health, the Roads and Traffic Authority, and the Motor Accidents Authority was established to provide excellent risk management advice and research to government agencies and the community. The centre already has the most advanced collection of risk factor/incidence data of its kind in Australia, and has started the task of linking data sets between NSW Health’s inpatient collection and the road traffic accident’s road crash data base. The appointment of Professor Finch is likely to see this capacity further enhanced and a more broadly based profile developed for the centre. Professor Finch is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading injury epidemiologists. She has a background in non-communicable diseases epidemiology, biostatistics, public health interventions, and clinical trials. She has had over 11 years’ experience in injury research and this has been disseminated widely through more than 130 authored publications in peer review journals, book chapters, and government reports. She is best known for her work in sports injury prevention but she has also undertaken significant work in general injury surveillance, road safety, occupational safety, trauma systems, monitoring of injury/trauma outcomes, and health promotion strategies for injury prevention. Her most recent sports injury research has focused on methodological advances in …

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