Massachusetts Commission on Falls Prevention - Meeting

Thursday, November 9, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


250 Washington St., Lobby 2 Conference Room (1st floor), Boston, MA 02108

Overview of Massachusetts Commission on Falls Prevention - Meeting

Posted on November 3, 2017


Welcome/Introductions/Commission Business (Leonard M. Lee, Director, Division of Violence and Injury Prevention, DPH, Chair)

  • Review and Acceptance of Meeting Minutes (4-26-17)
  • Other Updates 

Presentation: A Pilot Survey of Massachusetts Primary Care Providers: Older Adult Fall-Risk Assessment, Intervention & Referral (Jonathan Howland, PhD, MPH, MPA, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Executive Director, Boston Medical Center Injury Prevention Center)  

Presentation: MA Department of Public Health - Falls Injury Data (Laura Kersanske, MPH,  Injury and Violence Prevention Epidemiologist, DPH)

Discussion: Commission’s Work Plans (Leonard M. Lee/All)

Closing Remarks (Leonard M. Lee)