Epidemiologist, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
• Prevention Track: Preventing Hepatitis C and HIV Outbreaks
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
• Heroin Track: Community Responses to Heroin: North Carolina and Northern Kentucky
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Scott Proescholdbell, MPH, joined the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch (IVPB) at the North Carolina Division of Public Health in June 2008 to head the Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit where he is the Principal Investigator of the NC Violent Death Reporting System, NC Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention, and is working to build capacity for a general injury surveillance system. He serves on several state and national workgroups working to reduce drug overdose deaths. He has an Adjunct Faculty appointment with the Department of Epidemiology at UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health at UNC. Mr. Proescholdbell received his degree from Emory University. He worked as an Epidemiologist for Maricopa County (Phoenix, AZ), Arizona State University’s Prevention Research Center and RTI International. He was a fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2000-2001 working with the Office on Smoking and Health and with the National Syphilis Elimination Program.