Committee on Injury and Violence Prevention

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Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

COIVP Resources

The ICAAP Committee on Injury and Violence Prevention (COIVP) serves as a forum for pediatricians, school nurses, and others to discuss issues related to prevention and treatment of injury and violence in children.   The committee focuses on the prevention of traumatic brain injury Рincluding support of mandatory bike helmet laws Рand support for children who experience violence in their homes or community.

Committee Meetings and Contacts

Committee on Injury and Violence Prevention Meetings: The COIVP meets by teleconference.

Next COIVP Meeting Date: TBD

COIVP Chairperson: Alison Tothy, MD, FAAP

COIVP Staff Contact: Jennie Pinkwater; Director, Prevention Initiatives

New members are welcome to join. For more information contact Jennie Pinkwater at


If you are interested in attending the next Committee on Injury Prevention  meeting or have any other questions please contact:

Jennie Pinkwater
Director, Prevention Projects
1400 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
312/733-1026, ext 213
Fax: 312/733-1791