Dr. Jeff Brubacher receives the Noni MacDonald Award

Dr. Jeff Brubacher

Jeff Brubacher, Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine received the 2017 Noni MacDonald Award from the Canadian Pediatric Society.

Noni MacDonald Award recognizes an article in Paediatrics & Child Health journal that has positively affected paediatric medicine. This year’s prize goes to the lead author, Dr. Jeff Brubacher of the article published in the May 2016 issue of the journal. Titled “The impact of child safety restraint legislation on child injuries in police-reported motor vehicle collisions in British Columbia: An interrupted time series analysis”, it evaluates the effectiveness of 2008 legislation enforcing child safety seat regulations in that province.

Dr. Jeff Brubacher’s research focuses on road safety, with a special interest in impaired driving and traffic policy evaluation. He chairs the British Columbia Road Safety Strategy, Research and Data Committee, sits on the City of Vancouver Traffic Safety Advisory group, and was a member of the BC Coroner’s Service Teen Driver Death Review Panel. (News post courtesy of UBC Faculty of Medicine.)