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UNC Trauma Talk

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Trauma Talk is brought to you by Lindsay Bailey and Charlotte Geier of the UNC Trauma Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Chapel Hill, NC. We provide injury prevention tips to keep you out of the hospital and regional trauma education and updates on our trauma center.

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Swim Safety w/ Chapel Hill's Goldfish Swim School General Manager Megan Sweeten

October 29th, 2020


Despite being in the midst of a pandemic, swim safety is still relevant and necessary to keep your kids safe. Megan Sweeten of Goldfish Swim School …

Halloween Safety in Chapel Hill w/ UNC Police Department's Sergeant James David

October 25th, 2020


Thank you for listening to this episode with UNC Police Department's Sergeant James David. In today's episode, James will take you through Halloween …

The Practice of Car Seat Safety w/ Child Passenger Safety Technician Hannah Shumaker

October 8th, 2020


Trauma Talk host Charlotte Geier talks with Child Passenger Safety Technician Hannah Shumaker about all her information and recommendations related to car seat safety and explains why it's a constant practice parents …

Serving Up Safety in the Kitchen: National Fire Prevention Week 2020 w/Fire Marshal Jason Shepherd

September 28th, 2020


Jason Shepherd is the Orange County Fire Marshal, and he provided us with some great information related to fire safety, specifically fire safety in the kitchen.   Listen to Jason's interview. Click the links below for …

Staying Safe While Social Distancing: An Interview on Infant Sleep Safety with UNC Center Maternal & Infant Health

September 1st, 2020


During this episode we interview Megan Cannady, a research associate with the UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health. Megan is a wealth of knowledge on the dos and don'ts of creating a safe sleep environment for …

Hurricane Preparedness in the Time of Covid-19 with the Red Cross

August 19th, 2020


Please join us for a special and timely episode of Staying Safe While Social Distancing as we help families and special populations prepare for …

TSN Podcast Series Episode 2: Scotty Linville's Story

August 18th, 2020


In the second installment of Trauma Survivors Network Podcast Series of UNC Trauma Talks we interview Scotty Linville, a TSN volunteer at Wake …

Trauma Survivors Network: Tracy Stickland Shares Amanda's Story

August 5th, 2020


In the third installment of Trauma Survivors Network Series of UNC Trauma Talks we spoke with Tracy Stickland, mother of Amanda Stickland, and both a …

Making Seniors Homes Safer: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

July 10th, 2020


In this episode, we interview the coordinator of a coalition that helps seniors in Orange County get linked with services that can help make their home safer by installing items such as grab bars, wheelchair ramps, and …

Trauma Survivors Network Series: What is TSN?

June 25th, 2020


This episode serves as a prelude to our new Trauma Survivors Network interview series of UNC Trauma Talks. We are excited to introduce Trauma …

Trauma Survivors Network Series with Trauma Survivor Kelly Revels

June 25th, 2020


In the first of our Trauma Survivors Network series, our outreach coordinator, Alex Carrico, interviews motor vehicle crash survivor and UNC Health employee Kelly Revels. Kelly talks about her experience coping as a …

Firearm Safety & Safe Storage with NC Wildlife: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

June 18th, 2020


This episode includes an interview with NC Wildlife Officer Hannah Shively on safe gun storage practices and how to safely handle a firearm. To access the classes on gun safety that NC Wildlife Association offers please …

Elder Abuse Prevention Part 2: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

June 15th, 2020


Kathy Dowd, the executive director of the The Audiology Project shares her perspective on how hearing loss and other disabilities can lead to neglect …

Elder Abuse Prevention Part 1: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

June 11th, 2020


In recognition of National Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020, we've created a two part episode to shed light on not only the physical aspects of elder abuse but also emotional abuse, forms of neglect, and even financial …

Firework Safety with the Shannon Family: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

June 1st, 2020


Every summer tens of thousands of people end up in the ED because of injuries related to home firework displays. Nearly half of them are children. With the Covid-19 pandemic causing cancellation of professional firework …

ATV Safety for the Summer: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

May 22nd, 2020


Did you know that North Carolina was the 9th leading states in ATV accident fatalities? ATV safety expert and research, Stephen Oesch, shares some of …

Preventing Youth Substance Abuse with Insight NC: Stay Safe While Social Distancing

May 14th, 2020


Insight Human Services covers 60 counties in NC, and uses a population health approach to preventing  substance abuse in youth by building protective …

Coping and Stress Management Skills from American Red Cross: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

May 5th, 2020


This episode includes an interview from a long time American Red Cross Disaster Management Volunteer, Michael Brown. As a former psychologist and an …

Preventing Dog Bites: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 29th, 2020


Far too often at the UNC Trauma Center we see children injured by a family's beloved pet or a neighborhood dog. In this episode we interview two …

Drive Safely at Every Age: Older Adult Driving

April 28th, 2020


Driving safety is important at every age. In this episode we natural changes that occur as we age, and how we can mitigate their effect on our driving.  Kristel Robison with the UNC Highway Safety Research Center joins …

Preventing Child Abuse During a Pandemic: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 21st, 2020


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This episode covers child abuse prevention strategies and resources via an interview by Prevent Child Abuse NC's director of development, Claire Veazey. Claire covers the many ways …

UNC Trauma Talk: Catching Up with OCEMS During Covid-19

April 21st, 2020


In this episode Alex and Lindsay interview Kyle Ronn of Orange County Emergency  Services. Kyle shares what trends OCEMS has seen since the beginning of the stay at home order and explains how to work with emergency …

Wear Your Helmet!: Biking Safely During Social Distacting

April 21st, 2020


In this episode I interview Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator of Brennar Children's Hospital in Winston Salem NC, Luly Beckles. Luly shares …

Protect Your Head: Staying Safe Social Distancing Covers Traumatic Brain Injury

April 21st, 2020


Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are a serious result of many types of accidents including falls, car crashes, and sports injuries. Prevention and …

Safety on the Water Part 2: Boating Safety with the US Coast Guard Auxillary

April 17th, 2020


In this episode, I follow up our open water swimming safety episode with an interview on boating safety with Sherry Spillman of the US Coast Guard …

Safety on the Water Part 1: Open Water Swim Safety

April 17th, 2020


In part one of Safety on the Water, I interview Natural Resource Specialist, Blake Johnson, of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Blake is sharing his …

Suicide Prevention During the Pandemic: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 9th, 2020


This episode focuses on why suicide and suicidal thoughts are on the rise during the Covid-19 pandemic and how we can intervene. Dr. Kurt Michael of …

Duke & UNC Talk Distracted Driving: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 7th, 2020


Tricia Smar, the injury prevention coordinator the Duke University Hospitals Trauma program, and I discuss National Distracted Driving Awareness …

Orange County Community Update from Orange County Sheriff's Office: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 6th, 2020


In this episode I interview Alicia Stemper, the public information officer, of Orange County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina. Alicia shares with …

Fire Safety and Burn Prevention: Staying Safe While Social Distancing

April 2nd, 2020


In this mini episode I interview Emily Powell of the Chapel Hill Fire Department. Emily shares her main concerns for fire safety during social distancing and staying at home, and she provides fire prevention tips for …

Driving and Car Seat Safety - Staying Safe During Social Distancing

April 2nd, 2020


This mini episode addresses driving safety during COVID19, tips for safety with children in and around cars, and how to make a remote car seat safety …

UNC Trauma Talk: Regional Updates and Injury Prevention Tips

April 1st, 2020


Our first episode of UNC Trauma Talk covers regional updates for stakeholders from UNC Trauma Program. These updates and injury prevention tips for …

Staying Safe While Social Distancing: Lock It Up

April 1st, 2020


This mini episode covers three important things to lock up during social distancing to keep your child as safe as possible and out of hazards. We …

Staying Safe While Social Distancing: Safety Tips for Seniors

March 31st, 2020


Staying Safe While Social Distancing is a minisode from UNC Trauma Center to encourage safety during the COVID19 crises. In the minsode we refer to a few important resources. To find videos to help seniors stay active …

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