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Dr. Shannon Frattaroli from Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy Joins the Vision 20/20 Steering Committee

Vision 20/20 is pleased to announce that Dr. Shannon Frattaroli, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy is joining the Vision 20/20 Steering Committee. Dr. Frattaroli is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy. At the School Dr. Frattaroli teaches courses in Public Health Policy Formulation, Implementation Research and Practice, and Qualitative Research Methods. Her research focuses on policy strategies to prevent injury and violence, particularly those that occur in the home (fires), involve substances (opioids, alcohol) and firearms. She is particularly interested in assuring interventions are well-implemented once in place. Dr. Frattaroli is committed to efforts that advance the translation of research findings into policy and practice. She lives in Baltimore City where she serves as a Commissioner for the Baltimore City Fire Department.

The Vision 20/20 Steering Committee is comprised of representatives of national fire and safety organizations and provides collaborative support to the project. Since 2007, Vision 20/20 has focused on closing the gaps in fire safety and has been a leader in promoting the integration of Community Risk Reduction in the fire and emergency services across the nation. With support from the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention Grants program, Vision 20/20 has developed a number of free, online resources, partnered with national organizations to develop free online training, and hosted the bi-annual Model Performance in Community Risk Reduction symposia for the past 12 years.