The IVPN recognizes the following programs
as Injury Prevention partners for Pennsylvania.
Drug and Alcohol Programs, Division of Prevention - Provides for the development, oversight and
management of substance abuse prevention. Focus is on reducing risk
factors associated with substance use and the development of healthy lifestyles
that support individuals, communities, families and schools in being drug-free.
Division of School
Health (DOSH) -
Oversees the reimbursement of school health services and collects data
from schools related to school health services regulated programs. This data
includes information on the nature, time period and location of serious school
Based at Penn State
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the PA SBS program serves as a resource for
education and support in the prevention of infant abusive head injuries.
Penn Injury and Science Center – New
Link: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/pisc/index.html Brings together university, community, and
government partners around injury and violence intervention programs with the
greatest potential for impact. Promotes
and performs quality research, training and translation of scientific
discoveries into practice and policy, in order to reduce injuries, violence and
their impact to our region, the US, and locations around the world.
Academy of Family Physicians – New Link: http://pafp.com/ The PAFP & PAFP Foundation (PAFP/F)
assist family physicians in providing the highest quality care for their
patients through education, advocacy and public health initiatives. PAFP
represents more than 75 percent of all family physicians in Pennsylvania and is
the third largest state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Trauma Systems Foundation - New Link: http://www.ptsf.org/ Establishes accreditation standards and
promotes the advancement of trauma services. The Pennsylvania Trauma
Systems Foundation is committed to the reduction of death and disability caused
by trauma and the provision of expeditious, quality healthcare that is