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CDC and CDC Foundation Media Telebriefing Release Final Report of Expert Panel

Advanced Automatic Collision Notification Systems Examined

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2009
Contact: CDC Media Relations, (404) 639-3286

WHAT:

CDC Foundation and CDC will host a telephone-only briefing to discuss the findings of an expert panel on the use of Advanced Automatic Collision Notification for emergency triage of motor vehicle crash victims. The report on the findings will not be sent out embargoed, but posted on line on Wednesday, May 20th, at 12 ET at http://www.cdc.gov/injuryresponse/aacn.html.

WHO:

  • Charles Stokes, President and CEO, CDC Foundation 
  • Richard C. Hunt, M.D., Director, CDC Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 
  • Chet Huber, President, OnStar

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 2 p.m. ET

DIAL-IN:

Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 877-709-5347
INTERNATIONAL: 1-212-287-1644
PASSCODE: CDC Media

Important Instructions: If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST:

This press briefing media will also be available via listen-only audio web site at http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=59251.  We strongly encourage non-media participants to use the webcast.

TRANSCRIPT:

A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.

INQUIRIES:

Please direct all media inquiries regarding the Swine Flu outbreak to one of the following e-mail boxes:

  • For Richard Hunt, CDC Injury Center, please contact:
    Gail Hayes
    770.488.4902
    shayes@cdc.gov

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