John M. Templeton, Jr., MD Injury Prevention Research Scholarship

John M. Templeton Jr., MD (1940-2015)

This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation of long time EAST member, the late, John (Jack) M. Templeton, Jr., MD.  Dr. Templeton’s vision was to help support a young investigator perform an interventional trial in the field of injury prevention.  Learn more About John (Jack) M. Templeton, Jr., MD.

Scholarship Information

The 2022 scholarship deadline for receipt of Letters of Intent is May 12, 2021.  Following receipt of the Letters of Intent, the Research-Scholarship Committee, along with the Chair of the Injury Control & Violence Prevention Committee and Research Division Chair will judge applicants on the basis of the merit of their proposal and the potential of the applicant of future contributions to the field of injury prevention.  The top-ranked Letters of Intent will be invited to submit full proposals by July 20, 2021.  The Research-Scholarship Committee, along with the Chair of the Injury Control & Violence Prevention Committee and Research Division Chair will review full proposals in August 2021 and select the final awardee. 

For official rules and regulations for this scholarship please refer here
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Applicants do not have to be physicians and may be enrolled in graduate medical education.  The amount of the award is $10,000 for one (1) year only.  

Letters of Intent (open)


Past Recipients

2021

Melike N. Harfouche, MD
Developing a Patient-Informed Psychotherapy Model for Violently Injured Young Black Men

2020

Brett Tracy, MD

Shared Engagement, Recovery and Violence Elimination (SERVE): Development of a Trauma-Informed Violence Intervention Mobile App

2019

Kathleen O'Neill, MD

The Impact of Individual-Level Targeted Interventions on the Mental Health of Victims of Violence

2018

Stephanie Bonne, MD, FACS

Prospective Cohort Investigation of Intermediate Health Outcomes following Enrollment in a Hospital Based Violence Intervention Program

2017

Teresa Maria Bell, PhD

Assessment of a Quality of Life Monitoring Intervention to Reduce Retaliation and Recidivism in Participants of a Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program

2016

Kathleen Boyer, RN & Chaz Molins, LCSW

Measuring the Efficacy of Violence Prevention using Hospital-based Resuscitation Re-enactment: YOLO (You Only Live Once)

2015

Tiffany Overton, MA, MPH, CPH, CCRP

Screening for Distracted Drivers: Developing a 'Technology Behavior Identification Risk Assessment Tool' (TechBIRT)

2014

Stephanie R. Goldberg, MD

Prevention of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Violently Injured Youth

2013

James D. Stowe, MS, PhD

Crash Injury Prevention: A Randomized Trial of Transitioning High-Risk Elders from Driving

2012

Karen Lommel, DO, MHA, MS
Blazing New Trails in Injury Prevention: An Interactive ATV Safety Education Program

2011      Lisa C. Allee, LICSW
Evaluating three methods to encourage mentally competent older adults to assess their driving skills
2010 James Forrest Calland, MD
Evaluation of Peer Counselors, Community Resources, and Video Interventions in Preventing Trauma Recidivism
2009

Michel Aboutanos, MD
Bridging the Gap: A Youth Violence Reduction Project