Category Archives: Op-Ed

CNTR Opinion Piece in JOT Calls for National Trauma Research Action Plan

Pointing to its own work to arrive at a national trauma research agenda, the Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR) offered its unqualified support for the formation of a National Trauma Research Action Plan, as recommended in the 2016 NASEM Report (A National Trauma Care System–Integrating Military and Civilian Trauma Systems to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths After Injury). The CNTR

Read more

The Toll of Neglect: Nearly 200,000 Lives and $671 Billion Every Year

A CNTR Op-Ed During National Trauma Awareness Month The United States is very responsive to public health crises, right? One person died from Ebola and the administration sought $6.2 billion to prevent, detect and respond to the public health crisis—including $238 million to fund advanced clinical trials at NIH. The Zika virus has yet to cause one birth defect in

Read more