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.
Seniors’ Fall Prevention
This webinar will showcase the Pan-Canadian Seniors’ Fall Prevention Network project that wrapped up earlier this year. Future ideas and plans for national collaborative action to address the issue of fall prevention will be explored within the context of senior’s healthy aging.
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM PST
Ms. Pamela Fuselli, President and CEO, Parachute Canada
Pamela Fuselli is the President & CEO at Parachute and she was one of the four leaders who successfully led a process of national consultation and visioning, resulting in the formation of Parachute, Canada’s national charity dedicated to injury prevention. Pamela leads Parachute’s mission to turn evidence to action through strong relationships with key stakeholders and organizations across Canada. Over 20 years in the health care/injury prevention sector, Pamela’s work has focused on behaviour change, the impact of good public policy and the importance of collaboration to further social change. She has led publications including The Cost of Injury in Canada Report (2015) and the Canadian Injury Prevention Resource, the first such resource in Canada. Pamela is a keynote and plenary speaker and presenter at conferences and workshops and a media spokesperson on a wide range of injury prevention topics, public policy issues, and knowledge mobilization. Pamela received her BSC in Psychology from the University of Toronto in 1992, her BHA (2002) from Ryerson University and MSc (2010) in Creativity and Change Leadership from the State University of New York College at Buffalo.
This event will take place online via Zoom. To ensure security, registration is required to participate in this webinar; please use your work email address, if possible.