Cara Hamann

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Core Director of Training and Education, Injury Prevention Research Center

Dr. Cara Hamann is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Core Director of Training and Education for the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on unintentional injury prevention, with a focus on transportation safety. Her work includes naturalistic studies, intervention development and evaluation, and linked analyses of transportation, justice, and medical data of high-risk and vulnerable road user groups and locations (rural areas, bicyclists, pedestrians, teen drivers, older drivers, child passenger restraint). 

Research areas
  • Injury Prevention
  • Injury Epidemiology
  • Global Road Safety
  • Bicycling and Walking Safety
  • Teen Driver Safety
  • Older Driver Safety
  • Child Passenger Safety
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Ph.D. Injury Epidemiology, University of Iowa