Careers in Injury and Violence

SAVIR’s Training and Infrastructure (TIC) and Student and Early Career Professionals Committees are delighted to present the ‘Career Paths’ project.

Career Paths was created to gain insight about the career experiences of accomplished leaders in the field of injury and violence prevention. Members of SAVIR’s Student and Early Career Professionals Committee were given a unique opportunity to sit down with our field’s leaders and learn about what drew them to the field of injury and violence, and important lessons for the next generation.

 Learn about the career path of Dr. Linda Degutis  Executive Director of Defense Health Horizons, and SAVIR President Elect. 

 Learn about the career path of Dr. Andrea Gielen Professor at Johns Hopkins University and former SAVIR President (2011-12). Dr. Gielen.

Learn about the career path of Shelli Stephens-Stidham Director of the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dallas.

Current Openings in our Career Center


Assistant Professor in Residence

UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP



Post-Doc Position Available

Center for Injury Research and Policy

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio


Stipend and Tuition Support Available for PhD applicants in Injury Epidemiology

OSU Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio