Shrikant I. Bangdiwala

Name: Shrikant I. Bangdiwala Country: U.S.A.

Email address: kant@unc.edu Skype address: shrikantbangdiwala

Background:

Bachelor of Science – 1975, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Mathematics Masters of Science - 1978, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Biostatistics Doctor of Philosophy - 1980, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Biostatistics

Safe Community Experiences:

Instructor in 5-day course Advanced Nordic-Baltic course on injury control and safety promotion, Toila, Estonia, Aug 2002

Instructor in 5-week doctoral course International course on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion. Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Jan- Feb 2007; Jan-Feb 2008; Oct-Nov 2008; Oct-Nov 2009;

Attendance as speaker and/or workshop instructor at various International Safe Communities Conferences:

  • “Statistical considerations for the design, conduct and analysis of efficacy of safe community interventions,” 9th International Conference on Safe Communities, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Feb 2000.

  • “Sample size considerations when evaluating SAFE Community interventions,” 13th International Conference on SAFE Communities, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2004.

  • “Safe Communities: How can we evaluate the success of our efforts?” invited keynote paper, 14th International Safe Communities Conference, Bergen, Norway, Jun 2005.

  • “Promoting Safe Communities - What works and what does not work? - How statistics can be helpful,” seminar at Ajou University, Seoul, South Korea, Mar 2009.

  • “Are children safe in Safe Communities?,” invited Keynote plenary talk at 1st Regional Southeastern Europe Conference on Safe Communities, Novi Sad, Serbia, June 2009.

  • Analysis strategies for evaluation of Safe Communities. 1-day workshop during the 18th International Safe Communities Conference, Cali, Colombia, Aug 2009

  • “Evaluation of Safe Communities,” invited plenary Keynote talk at 18th International Conference on Safe Communities, Cali, Colombia, Aug 2009.

  • "Effectiveness of safe communities," invited plenary talk, 19th International Safe Communities Conference, Seoul, South Korea, Mar 2010.

  • Evaluation and Financial Issues for Safe Community Programs. A 1-day short course at the 19th International Safe Communities Conference, Suwon, South Korea, Mar 2010.

  • “Sin data no hay paraíso,” invited plenary talk, 1st Latin American Regional Conference on Safe Communities, Peñaflor, Chile, April 2011

  • “Do Safe Communities Really Save Lives? A pilot effectiveness study,” invited plenary at the 20th International Safe Community Conference, Falun, Dalarna County, Sweden, Sept 2011.

  • Evaluation of Safe Community efforts in Japan, a 1-day workshop at Japan Institute for Safe Communities, Osaka, Sept 2012.

  • "Sin data no hay paraiso: Desastres naturales en comunidades seguras", invited plenary at 2nd Regional Latin American conference on Safe Communities, San Borja, Peru, Oct 2012.

  • “Using meta regression to evaluate Safe Community programs: Japan as an example,” invited plenary at 6th Asian Regional Conference on Safe Communities, Tokyo, Japan, Nov 2012.

  • HowtoknowifourSafeCommunityeffortsareworking:Evaluatingourimpacts,’a1-dayworkshopwith Andres Villaveces, at 21st International Safe Communities Conference, Merida, Mexico, Oct 2013.

  • ‘What does it mean to be “a GLOBAL network”?’ keynote speaker, 21st International Safe Communities Conference, Merida, Mexico, Oct 2013.

  • “Evaluation: The Knowledge to understand; the Key to quality; the Power to sustain,” plenary invited talk, 7th Asian Regional Conference on Safe Communities, Busan, South Korea, May 2014.

    Director of the Affiliate Support Center for Safe Communities Evaluation, University of North Carolina (UNC) Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), Chapel Hill, NC, 2009+

    WHO CCCSP Training as certifier: January-September 2014
    Experience as ISC Certifier: Bo Henricson Tutor
    Number of designated communities as Certifier [ 0 ] ; as co-Certifier [ 2 ] !
    Scientific papers related to Safe Communities

  • Bangdiwala SI. Statistical considerations for the design, conduct and analysis of the efficacy of safe community interventions, Injury Control & Safety Promotion 8, 2001, 91-97.

  • Fandiño-Losada A, Bangdiwala SI, Gutiérrez MI, Svanström L. Safe communities: a synopsis [in Spanish]. Salud Pública México, 2008, 50(Suppl 1):S78-S85.!