Child Fatality Prevention - Nassau County, NY (Cohort 1 - 2012)

Team Members

  • Marie Chandick
  • Jill DiGiovanni
  • Rosemarie Ennis
  • Julie Weiser

Team Overview

The project goal is to reduce infant mortality due to unsafe sleeping practices using an injury prevention approach that includes

  • Community-based and targeted educational interventions
  • Engineering strategies
  • A partnership with the Consumer Product Safety Commission on recalled sleep aids
  • Enforcement strategies at local birthing hospitals for parent training, as well as with local police and medical examiners for doll reenactment training

The program will develop and implement an evidence-based safe sleep project that incorporates educational, policy, and program strategies.

Team Documents