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Judy A. Stevens, PhD

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  • Fall prevention
  • Older adult falls
Judy A. Stevens

Senior Epidemiologist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, NCIPC


Judy A. Stevens, PhD, is a senior epidemiologist in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Dr. Stevens is a national expert on older adult falls and fall prevention. She conducts epidemiologic research on fatal and nonfatal fall-related injuries among older adults, and provides technical assistance and oversight to NCIPC funded studies, conducted by universities and state health departments, that develop, implement, and evaluate senior fall prevention programs.

Dr. Stevens received her doctorate degree in epidemiology from Emory University, and joined NCIPC in 1996.

Dr. Stevens is a frequent speaker at state, national, and international conferences, and has received recognition for her research and fall prevention activities. She has developed educational materials including science-based fall prevention materials now being used by over 6,000 health care professionals, public health organizations and individuals. She is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.

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