"Injury Control Connection" is the ICRC's asynchronous webinar series. Presenters are WVU ICRC affiliate faculty members or other experts in injury control research and practice. We offer at least five webinars each year on a range of injury prevention topics.
Caring for Those with Combat WoundsMost Recent Episode
Did you know that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading combat wound among US forces serving in Afghanistan and Iraq? In recognition of Head Injury Awareness Month, Stephen Heck, WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) student affiliate and WVU School of Public Health PhD candidate, presents a webinar entitled ‘Caring for Those with Combat Wounds.’ In this asynchronous webinar, part of the WVU ICRC’s educational offerings, Mr. Heck provides an overview of TBIs and focuses on head injuries in the military population and the challenges their caregivers face.Watch to Caring for Those with Combat Wounds On YouTube
Unbearable Weight: A View into Eating Disorders
Dr. Elizabeth Claydon presents an overview of eating disorders and highlights her research in the area of eating disorders and pregnancy.Watch to Unbearable Weight: A View into Eating Disorders On YouTube
In Pursuit of Innovative Treatments for Substance Use Disorders: Is Mindfulness an Answer?
Can mindfulness improve outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders while in recovery? Our presenters, Professor Laura Lander, Dr. Keith Zullig, and Meghan Tuscano, are exploring that possibility with an innovative study at West Virginia University. In this webinar, they share their research and discuss exciting potential implications moving forward.Watch to In Pursuit of Innovative Treatments for Substance Use Disorders: Is Mindfulness an Answer? On YouTube
Psychological/Psychiatric Evidence and Suicide Determination
Dr. Ian Rockett, Professor in the School of Public Health from West Virginia University, presents his research on the determination of suicide based on psychological/psychiatric evidence.Watch to Psychological/Psychiatric Evidence and Suicide Determination On YouTube
Adverse Childhood Experiences in WV: Why it Matters
Dr. Michael Brumage presents an overview of adverse childhood experiences and explains how this type of trauma affects individual health and creates public health challenges.Watch to Adverse Childhood Experiences in WV: Why it Matters On YouTube
Sleep & Suicide: Relationships and Opportunities for Intervention
Dr. Wil Pigeon discusses the link between suicide and sleep disorders along potential strategies to put this research into practice.Watch to Sleep & Suicide: Relationships and Opportunities for Intervention On YouTube