This document is a publication of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, Director
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Linda C. Degutis, DrPH, MSN, Director
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, Director
Home and Recreation Injury Prevention Team
Rita Noonan, PhD, Team Leader
Judy A. Stevens, PhD
Acknowledgements for First Edition
We acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of Dr. Christine Branche who provided encouragement and unwavering support of this project; Dr. Patricia D. Nolan and Mr. David Ramsey who developed the Compendium database; and Ms. Lisa Jeanette who produced the initial draft.
Acknowledgements for Second Edition
We acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of Ms. Bonny Bloodgood and Ms. Sondra Dietz for their persistence in collecting data and drafting the second edition; and Dr. Rita Noonan, Dr. David Sleet and Dr. Michael Ballesteros who provided thoughtful and constructive suggestions.
A Special Acknowledgement
To Dr. Ellen Sogolow, my co-author on the first edition, in appreciation of her foresight and leadership in developing the Compendium, a document that has been instrumental in promoting the dissemination and implementation of effective evidence-based fall interventions for older adults.
Stevens JA. A CDC Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions: What Works for Community-Dwelling Older Adults. 2nd ed. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2010.
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