Bethany West, MPH

Bethany West

Epidemiologist, Division of Injury Prevention


Areas of Expertise

  • Child passenger safety
  • Transportation safety
  • Motor vehicle crash prevention
  • Restraint use
  • Older adult mobility

Bethany West, MPH, leads the Transportation Safety Team in the Applied Sciences Branch of the Division of Injury Prevention. In this role, she manages a team of epidemiologists and health scientists who work to reduce motor vehicle crash injuries and deaths through research, surveillance, and implementation and evaluation of evidence-based programs and policies.

Ms. West received a bachelor’s degree in biology, with a chemistry minor, and a Master of Public Health degree in prevention sciences from Georgia State University.