Dare to Prevent Trauma

Corinne Peek-Asa


Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Director, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center

College(s): Public Health

Corinne Peek-Asa is the director of the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, which for 22 years has pursued its goal of preventing trauma and violence, with a focus on rural communities. Peek-Asa attributes the strong reputation of the UI IPRC to its interdisciplinary approach, bringing together scientists, state agencies, and community leaders to conduct high-impact research and translate the findings into policy and practice. Peek-Asa has conducted research in areas of global road traffic safety, intimate partner violence, workplace violence, youth violence, agricultural safety, and acute care.

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