College of Public Health students graduating

Susan Pollack MD

Department: Preventive Medicine & Environmental Health • Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center

Title: Assistant Professor

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Susan Pollack is a physician Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Occupational Medicine. She manages the Pediatric and Adolescent Injury Prevention Program at KIPRC, and is also an Assistant Professor in the General Pediatric Division of the UK Department of Pediatrics and in the UK Department of Preventive Medicine. She completed her undergraduate education at Smith College, her MD at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and her postgraduate training at West Virginia University- Morgantown and at Mt. Sinai in New York City. Susan is interested in all aspects of injury epidemiology and prevention for the pediatric and adolescent age group (and in teaching about those things to the public and health professionals), but has had funding, publications and a national role in the issue of occupational injuries among working teens. Major federal funding to her program currently comes from Emergency Medical Services for Children. Other special interests include Child Fatality Review and whitewater river safety.