April 05, 2019
At the 2019 Research Day event held by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Lurie Children's Injury Prevention & Research Center (IPRC) received an award in the category of Public Health & Social Sciences Research. This second-place award was one of just 14 awards from over 450 posters presented at the event.
Poster title: Elder Suicides in Illinois, 2015: Illinois Violent Death Reporting System
Authors: Maryann Mason, PhD, Tami Bartell, MPH, Sana Yousuf, MPH, Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH, and Suzanne McLone, MPH
Study objective: To describe the epidemiology of elder suicides using Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS) data
The IPRC is a research group of The Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Outcomes, Research and Evaluation Center, the Health Services & Policy Research area of Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute.