Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Transportation Safety
- Seat Belt Use
- Pedestrian Safety
Laurie Beck, MPH
Epidemiologist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, NCIPC
Ms. Laurie Beck, MPH, is an epidemiologist with the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). She is responsible for research and programs in transportation safety, focusing primarily on seat belt use and pedestrian safety.
Ms. Beck joined CDC’s NCIPC in 2003 and has been working as an epidemiologist on transportation safety issues since that time. Prior to 2003, she worked for seven years as a contractor for CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, focusing on surveillance of pregnancy-related behaviors and conditions.
Ms. Beck graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in Sociology before attending the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. At Emory, she earned a Master of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education.
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