The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit invites anyone in the field of injury prevention to join our webinar presentations. Speakers from around the world make presentations on relevant topics related to injury prevention, with a focus on evidence-based information and new research.
Each year there are at least six one-hour presentations which include time for questions from participants.
Built for Walking: Safe Environments for Active School Transportation ▼
January 19, 2017 | Dr. Linda Rothman
Built for Walking: Safe Environments for Active School Transportation
Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 10AM PST
Dr. Linda Rothman, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Health-School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University
Dr. Linda Rothman’s Biography
Dr. Linda Rothman trained and worked as a pediatric occupational therapist. After completing a Masters in Community Health at the University of Toronto, she worked as an injury prevention research manager at Sickkids Hospital. She completed a PhD in 2014 at the Institute of Medical Science, U of T, and is currently doing a postdoctoral fellowship in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University in conjunction with Child Evaluative Sciences at Sickkids. Dr. Rothman’s research focuses on child pedestrian injury prevention related to school travel and the built environment which has been presented at many national and international conferences. She believes that children have the right to safe active transportation to school. Her work has been funded by The Hospital for Sick Children, The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.