Discovery Talks are the research community's international seminar series. Featuring influential research leaders from around the globe, the series promotes knowledge exchange, fosters international collaborations and showcases the latest innovations in research.
The Evidence to Innovation Theme at BC Children's Hospital presents:
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Cellphone use while driving: prevalence, policy evaluation, and technological intervention
Dr. Motao Zhu, MD, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio State University College of Medicine
- Describe the epidemiologic patterns of cellphone use while driving
- Assess the effects of policy interventions in the US on cellphone use while driving
- Discuss the potential technological solutions to reduce cellphone use while driving
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The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 12 - 1 p.m. at the Chan Centre for Family Health Education, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (Map). Lunch will follow in the Chieng Family Atrium.
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About the Speaker
Dr. Motao Zhu, MD, MS, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio State University College of Medicine. With doctoral training in epidemiology and medicine, and active research for the past 14 years, Dr. Zhu is well versed in travel behaviours and transportation injuries. He has also received multiple NIH and CDC grants to conduct research in cell phone use while driving, teen driving, and traffic policy.
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