Grant T. Baldwin

National Advisory Board Member
Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

• Moderator Heroin Track: Preventing Heroin Initiation and Deaths
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
• Federal Track: Curbing Prescription Drug Abuse with Patient Review and Restriction Programs
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
• Moderator Heroin Track: From Rx Opioids to Heroin
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Baldwin_Grant-lgDr. Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, is the Director of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP) at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He has served in this capacity since September 2008. Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for persons ages 1 to 44 years. DUIP is dedicated to reducing the number and severity of unintentional injuries through science-based programs and applied research. CDC is focused on preventing injuries and fatalities from motor vehicle-related crashes, older adult falls, prescription drug overdoses, and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Baldwin joined the CDC Injury Center in November 2006 as acting Deputy Director. In this role, Dr. Baldwin assisted the NCIPC Director in providing overall leadership and direction for the Center. He began his career at CDC in September 1996. Dr. Baldwin received his PhD in health behavior and health education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2003. He also received a MPH in behavioral sciences and health education from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in 1996. He currently adjunct Associate Professor at Emory in the School of Public Health and teaches two courses – Social Behavior and Public Health and Community Needs Assessment.