[Box 059] ABC Files: Gi-H. — 1909; 1911; 1920; 1941; circa 1956-1959; circa 1967-2011; undated.. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Box 059 contains files with titles beginning with the letters Gi-H. Subject files in this box pertain to the following topics: glass; gloves; GDL (graduated drivers licensing programs); Greenland; Halloween; handicap; handlebars; Hawaii (helicopter tours); height (of people killed); helicopters; helicopter-EMS; helmets; highway design; hip (fractures); history; home; Home Safe Home (falls and burn injury prevention program for the elderly); home accidents; homicide; horse-related injury; hospitals; hot dogs (choking); housing (& injuries); and hypothermia.
This box contains, among other materials, documents pertaining to the following: Baker’s participation in the Governor’s Task Force on Homicide, Suicide, and Unintentional Injuries; Baker’s research on bicycle helmet use; Baker’s research on Homicide; conferences in which Baker participated; and Baker’s efforts to increase funding for injury prevention education and research at the JHU School of Public Health. There are materials pertaining to endowments include records of the William Haddon Jr. Fellowship in Injury Prevention at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, the Hugh DeHaven Fund, and the Hiss-Crosby Scholarship Fund. There are also correspondence files and people 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.
Materials pertain to the general subject of protective headgear with the majority about bicycle helmet use. Includes research study materials by Baker et al. on the use of bicycle helmets; Baker’s membership in ASTM; and Baker’s participation in conferences.