Sally Fogerty has been Deputy Director of EDC’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Injury, Violence, and Suicide since 2008. She is involved in developing prevention programs, trainings, and materials to reduce and prevent both intentional and unintentional injuries. Ms. Fogerty is also the Director of the Children’s Safety Network, a project within this Center that focuses on integrating injury and violence prevention across programs in state health departments, particularly maternal and child health programs.
Prior to joining EDC, Ms. Fogerty worked in various roles with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to develop comprehensive initiatives across the life span, integrate prevention and health promotion strategies into the health and human services system, and set policy. At the community level, she has also been instrumental in developing partnerships among schools, professional groups, health and human services providers/agencies, law enforcement, housing offices, and citizens.
Ms. Fogerty has been engaged in multiple national efforts with federal agencies and associations, assuming key leadership roles at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, the National Association of State Health Policy, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers. She has worked with the Commonwealth Foundation; March of Dimes; AARP; National Governors and State Legislators Associations; and multiple academic institutions including Harvard University, Boston University, Columbia University, and the University of South Florida. Ms. Fogerty is a registered nurse and has an M.Ed. from Cambridge College and a B.S.N. from the University of Wisconsin.
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