Meet Our Team

Gary Smith, MD, DrPH
Principal Investigator

Dr. Gary Smith is a Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at The Ohio State University. He is founder and director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Smith is board certified in the specialties of pediatrics and general preventive medicine and public health, and in the subspecialty of pediatric emergency medicine. In addition to his clinical training, he holds MPH and DrPH degrees from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Smith has been an active researcher in the field of injury for more than 25 years. Learn more about Dr. Smith.

Team Members

Cindy Coe
NEISS Project Manager

Cindy joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in 2000 as the project manager of CIRP's participation in the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. Cindy has been featured in the CPSC national newsletter as one of the top hospital NEISS data reporters in the United States.