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ASPPH Presents Webinar: Where Public Health and Transportation Collide

Every day we rely on transportation to get us from point A to point B. From driving our vehicles, riding public transportation, riding our bikes, to walking, transportation is a significant part of our daily lives. However, transportation is a leading cause of death.

In this interactive webinar, we will discuss the role of public health within transportation, current challenges faced within impaired driving and occupant protection, and how injury prevention methods are implemented to protect lives on our roadways. Prevention measures are key to decrease serious injuries and fatalities on our roadways. You can be a part of the solution. During National Teen Driver Safety Week, we encourage all road users to join us and learn how you can create a safer driving environment.

View upcoming ASPPH Presents Webinars here.

  • Featured Speakers

    Morgan Drexler, MPH, CPH

    ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellow
    Impaired Driving Division

    Morgan Drexler is a second-year ASPPH Public Health Fellow at NHTSA. Her placement is in the Impaired Driving Division, where she brings a public health focus to impaired driving programs and initiatives. Prior to the ASPPH public health fellowship at NHTSA, Ms. Drexler attended graduate school at Saint Louis University and received her Master’s in Public Health with a joint emphasis in maternal child health and epidemiology.

    Glendedora Dolce, MPH, CPST

    ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellow
    Occupant Protect Division

    Glendedora Dolce is a first-year ASPPH Public Health Fellow at NHTSA. Within her placement at the Occupant Protection Division, she brings a public health perspective to occupant protection programs. Prior to joining NHTSA as a ASPPH Public Health Fellow, she attended Emory University where she completed her Masters of Public Health in Environmental Health.

  • Learning Outcomes
    • Identify the role of public health within transportation/traffic safety
    • Discuss challenges and interventions in impaired driving and occupant protection
    • Identify injury prevention methods and how it is applied within transportation/traffic safety
    • Discover career paths within public health
    • Develop a plan to be a traffic safety advocate

Contact Information

ASPPH 202-296-1099