BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

[Box 011] BTS Safety Data Action Plan Study & New Injury Severity Score (NISS) Files. — circa 2000-2010. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Materials pertain to the Safety Data Action Plan Study of the U. S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The objective of the Study was to study and improve data for all modes of transportation. Baker was asked to head a working group that addressed many of the issues and is the principal investigator on the final report generated by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Materials include budgets; charts; committee and workgroup documents, including meeting materials and rosters; correspondence; descriptions of the project; forms; notes; papers; project plan drafts; proposals; study reports; and transportation safety statistics. Dates: 1996; circa 2000-2002 (bulk)
Also includes materials pertaining to a project to have the NISS (New Injury Severity Score) replace the ISS (Injury Severity Score) in the trauma registry and major data bases. Materials include: correspondence; copies of journal articles; and the AIS (Abbreviated Injury Scale). Dates: 1976; 1980; 1990; 2006-2010 (bulk)