Box 056 contains files with titles beginning with the letters Cm-Cu. Subject files in this box are on the following topics: carbon monoxide poisoning; cocaine; cold, Colorado; commuter planes; construction; correctional officers; cost of injuries and cost-benefit analyses; county road fatality rates; Maryland’s Emergency Medical System; CPR; cranes; crime; and crop dusters.
This box contains, among other materials, documents pertaining to the following: a CME course on injury prevention in the School of Public Health; a congressional subcommittee about cold weather health hazards before which Baker testified; conferences in which Baker participated; courses taught and co-taught by Baker at the School of Public Health; the Department of Health Policy and Management faculty meetings, curriculum committee, & executive committee; Baker’s consultancies; consumer education projects in which Baker participated; Baker’s establishment of “the Susan Baker Agricultural and Farm Machinery Engineering Safety Research Fund” at Cornell University; Baker’s participation in the Maryland State Health Department’s Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services and efforts to evaluate Maryland State’s emergency medical services system; and other files on associations concerned with injury prevention. There are also correspondence by Baker to the NTSB regarding commuter plane safety; alumni materials for Baker from Cornell; correspondence from Baker to Bill Cosby regarding possibly collaborating on public media efforts towards injury prevention; research study materials; and personnel files.
The ABC files cover every facet of Baker’s professional working life, including research; committee work within the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health; her teaching at Hopkins, as well as external projects to educate professionals about safety issues in their field; and her efforts toward developing the injury control program at Johns Hopkins. Materials document Baker’s extensive involvement, as a consultant, advisory panel member, and leader, with professional associations, federal agencies, and scientific organizations committed to injury prevention. They pertain to Baker’s presentations at conferences and workshops; her publications; and her receipt of honors and awards. Within each box, Baker has arranged these papers in alphabetical order by topic (organization name, professional activity, or research subject). These files, even within individual folders, include a mix of material types and cover a wide range of professional activities.
[Folder 056/001] CME Course -- "Injuries: New Approaches to Prevention". — 1975. — 1 folder