RNCO Profiles

Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network (NCIPN)

Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network (NCIPN)

The Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network (NCIPN) is a longstanding regional collaborative dedicated to enhancing and supporting the sustainability of injury and violence prevention programs among the Northeast states and Caribbean territories. The Massachusetts State Department of Health facilitates this network to provide opportunities for networking, sharing resources, and capacity building regionally in injury and violence prevention. Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, the Virgin Islands, and Vermont comprise the NCIPN. The NCIPN provides coordination between network states and other injury and violence prevention organizations and facilitates the Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention National Peer Learning Team (NPLT). The NCIPN’s primary objectives are building capacity, sharing data and best practices, and increasing research and practice opportunities.

Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic Regional Network (GLMARN)

Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic Regional Network (GLMARN)

The Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic Regional Network (GLMARN)pdf iconexternal icon consist of state injury and violence prevention programs. The Maryland Department of Health facilitates this network, which includes the following states: Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wisconsin. This RNCO provides structured coordination to states within the region to increase competency, research-practice collaboration, and sharing of data and best practices. It also supports resources that enhance the sustainability of injury prevention programs. The GLMARN also leads a National Peer Learning Team on Intimate Partner Violence as well as two regional teams (older adult fall prevention and opioid overdose prevention).

Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network (SE&SW IPN)

Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network (SE&SW IPN)

The Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network (SE&SW IPN)external icon consist of state injury and violence prevention programs, university-based injury research centers, national injury prevention centers, and hospital-based injury prevention centers covering 13 states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas). The North Carolina State Department of Health facilitates this network to forge partnerships among injury and violence prevention (IVP) professionals, offer professional development opportunities, build state capacity to develop strong and effective IVP programs, and promote opportunities for networking, support, and education. This group also leads the Systems Thinking National Peer Learning Team.

Plains to Peaks Regional Network (P2P Regional Network)

Plains to Peaks Regional Network (P2P Regional Network)

The Plains to Peaks Regional Network (P2P Regional Network) includes state injury and violence prevention practitioners and researchers in 10 states: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. The purpose of the P2P Regional Network is to provide peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, learning for state injury prevention workforce and their key partners, share scientific evidence, and programmatic/policy best practices, and coordinate peer learning teams across the region. In addition, the P2P Regional Network facilitates the Child Maltreatment Prevention National Peer Learning Teamexternal icon.

Western Pacific Injury Prevention Network (WPIPN)

Western Pacific Injury Prevention Network (WPIPN)

The Western Pacific Injury Prevention Network (WPIPN) collaborates to share best practices, exchange information and resources, and strengthen the relationships of all members in order to engage implementation strategies for injury and violence prevention across the network. The Washington State Department of Health facilitates this network to provide opportunities for networking, sharing resources, and capacity building regionally in injury and violence prevention. WPIPN hosts monthly webinars/conference calls and peer learning teams on various topics of interest with support from the other network members: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, and Oregon. WPIPN coordinates the Traumatic Brain Injury National Peer Learning Teamexternal icon and brings together diverse and highly skilled professionals from across the country to address traumatic brain injury prevention.