2016 Technician of the Year
The National Child Passenger Safety Board is pleased to announce the 2016 Technician of the Year is Patricia Corwin from Columbus, Ohio, who was nominated by John Bolte. The NCPSB annually recognizes an exemplary technician for his or her work and dedication to this field. Corwin is the Operations Manager at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center and also Program Coordinator for The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), a National Science Foundation Industry and University Cooperative Research Center. CChIPS brings together researchers from the Injury Biomechanics Research Center at The Ohio State University, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania. Corwin researches methods to advance the safety of children, youth and young adults by facilitating the conduct of scientific inquiry into the causes and mechanisms of injury. The findings are applied through the creation of public education programs for prevention and include creation of the CPS program at Wexner Medical Center.
Additional details about Patricia and her dedication to child passenger safety can be found in the Technician of the Year press release.