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2016 Injury Prevention Grants Available

November 4, 2015


The NC Division of the American Trauma Society announces its 2016 Injury Prevention Grant program. For the sixth consecutive year, the NC ATS is offering grants to fund injury prevention activities in North Carolina. For more information about the grant program and to download the application form, visit our Grants page.



NC ATS Selects Injury Prevention Grantees

April 30, 2015

The NC ATS has selected two injury prevention projects for funding in 2015: Swim Safe by the Wake County Safe Kids Coalition & Safety Grab Bars by Wake Forest Health. Each of these proposals will make a significant impact in their respecitve community, and each can be replicated in other areas of North Carolina.



National ATS Director visits NC

October 15, 2014


Ian Weston, the Executive Director for the American Trauma Society national organization, visited the NC Division of the ATS on October 15. Mr. Weston provided an update on national-level ATS activities, including the development of a training program for injury prevention specialists. Read more about the ATS here



Trauma Survivors Network Expands in NC

October 30, 2013


The American Trauma Society has partnered with several trauma centers across the US to promote the development of its Trauma Survivors' Network (TSN). Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte) and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem) are participating in a program to test the new version of the TSN. Read more about Trauma Survivors' Network here.