S P Baker

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiologic approaches to injury and violence
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:1-3. 2012
  2. pmc Crash rates of scheduled commuter and air carrier flights before and after a regulatory change
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:381-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Injury statistics, high risk groups, and individuals: falling through the cracks
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Injury Prevention Center, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 16:290-2. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint EMS helicopter crashes: what influences fatal outcome?
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:351-6. 2006
  5. pmc Drinking histories of fatally injured drivers
    S P Baker
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 8:221-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of general aviation crashes involving mature male and female pilots
    S P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:447-52. 2001
  7. pmc Pilot error in air carrier mishaps: longitudinal trends among 558 reports, 1983-2002
    Susan P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:2-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Helicopter crashes related to oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:885-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent patients--healthy or hurting? Missed opportunities to screen for suicide risk in the primary care setting
    D L Frankenfield
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:162-8. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in relation to driving records among injured bicyclists
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 32:583-7. 2000

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Publications54

  1. pmc Epidemiologic approaches to injury and violence
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:1-3. 2012
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  2. pmc Crash rates of scheduled commuter and air carrier flights before and after a regulatory change
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:381-5. 2009
    ..Published crash rates obscured changes related to aircraft size. This research was undertaken to determine whether the rule change affected crash rates of aircraft with 10-30 passenger seats...
  3. doi request reprint Injury statistics, high risk groups, and individuals: falling through the cracks
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Injury Prevention Center, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 16:290-2. 2010
    ..On 6 May 2010, the prize was awarded to Susan Baker. This is the first time the Prize has been bestowed upon an injury control researcher...
  4. ncbi request reprint EMS helicopter crashes: what influences fatal outcome?
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:351-6. 2006
    ..In recent years, air transport of patients has been associated with disproportionate increases in crashes and deaths. We identify factors related to fatal outcome in air medical helicopter crashes and suggest preventive measures...
  5. pmc Drinking histories of fatally injured drivers
    S P Baker
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 8:221-6. 2002
    ..10+ g/dl. There is a question about whether these drivers primarily are problem drinkers who chronically drink and drive-the so-called hard core drinking drivers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of general aviation crashes involving mature male and female pilots
    S P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:447-52. 2001
    ..General aviation crashes in the United States were analyzed to identify differences between male and female pilots in the circumstances of their crashes and the types of pilot errors involved...
  7. pmc Pilot error in air carrier mishaps: longitudinal trends among 558 reports, 1983-2002
    Susan P Baker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:2-6. 2008
    ..This study aims to identify longitudinal trends in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error and other factors in U.S. air carrier mishaps...
  8. ncbi request reprint Helicopter crashes related to oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico
    Susan P Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:885-9. 2011
    ..The hazards inherent in flight operations in the Gulf of Mexico prompted investigation of the number and circumstances of crashes related to oil and gas operations in the region...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent patients--healthy or hurting? Missed opportunities to screen for suicide risk in the primary care setting
    D L Frankenfield
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:162-8. 2000
    ..Suicide is the third leading cause of mortality among persons aged 10 to 19 years. Several official guidelines recommend screening for suicidal behavior in the primary care setting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in relation to driving records among injured bicyclists
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 32:583-7. 2000
    ..01) and to have DWI/DUI convictions (30% vs 3%, P < 0.01). Despite the modest sample size, this study provides compelling evidence of the pervasive nature of risky drinking between bicycling and driving activities...
  11. pmc Potential benefits of restrictions on the transport of teenage passengers by 16 and 17 year old drivers
    L H Chen
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 7:129-34. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to predict the net effects on all types of road users, including vehicle occupants and non-occupants, of possible prohibitions against 16-17 year old drivers carrying passengers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pilot error in aviation crashes
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:52-8. 2001
    ..The importance of pilot error in aviation crashes has long been recognized. However, understanding and preventing pilot error remains the foremost challenge in aviation safety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Carrying passengers as a risk factor for crashes fatal to 16- and 17-year-old drivers
    L H Chen
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    JAMA 283:1578-82. 2000
    ..Injuries from motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers. Carrying passengers has been identified as a possible risk factor for these crashes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and injury severity: reappraisal of the continuing controversy
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 2080, USA
    J Trauma 42:562-9. 1997
    ..Methodologic issues concerning the alcohol-injury severity controversy, including conceptual models and future research needs, are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Human factors in aviation crashes involving older pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:134-8. 2002
    ..Experimental studies using flight simulators indicate that due to decreased working memory capacity, older pilots are outperformed by their younger counterparts in communication tasks and flight summary scores...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age, flight experience, and risk of crash involvement in a cohort of professional pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:874-80. 2003
    ..The lack of an association between pilot age and crash risk may reflect a strong "healthy worker effect" stemming from the rigorous medical standards and periodic physical examinations required for professional pilots...
  17. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of motor vehicle mortality in the United States, 1910-1994
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:423-32. 2001
    ..The complex age, period, and cohort patterns of motor vehicle mortality are likely to have been shaped by changes in traffic patterns and driver behavior, and by improvements in safety design and emergency medical service systems...
  18. pmc Alcohol violations and aviation accidents: findings from the U.S. mandatory alcohol testing program
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Avenue, Davis Building, Suite 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:510-3. 2007
    ..S. aviation industry since 1995. This study documents the prevalence of alcohol violations and the association between alcohol violations and aviation accidents among aviation employees with safety-sensitive functions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of alcohol as a risk factor for bicycling injury
    G Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 285:893-6. 2001
    ..Bicycling is one of the leading causes of recreational injuries. Elevated blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) are found in about one third of fatally injured bicyclists aged 15 years or older...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sports and physical training injury hospitalizations in the army
    T D Lauder
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Lauder, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:118-28. 2000
    ..Although athletic injuries are not often investigated in military populations, the Armed Forces database provides a unique opportunity to investigate sports injuries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Crash and violation experience of pilots involved in prior commuter and air taxi crashes: a historical cohort study
    G Li
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 66:1131-5. 1995
    ..A retrospective study revealed that pilots' prior crash and violation records are associated with an increased risk of being involved in a commuter aircraft or an air taxi crash...
  22. pmc Interventions to prevent softball related injuries: a review of the literature
    K M Pollack
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 11:277-81. 2005
    ..To examine the published evidence on interventions to prevent softball related injuries among adults, and to encourage more epidemiologic research as a foundation for future softball injury prevention efforts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-drinking history and fatal injury in older adults
    Gary S Sorock
    Geriatric Research Services, 312 Central Avenue Glyndon, MD 21071, USA
    Alcohol 40:193-9. 2006
    ..Drinking increased the risk of suicide more for women than for men. Drinking history in older adults is associated about equally with an increased risk of fatal injury from falls, motor vehicle crashes, and suicides...
  24. ncbi request reprint Age-related vision problems in commuter and air taxi pilots: a study of 3019 pilots, 1987-1997
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:706-11. 2007
    ..This paper examines the incidence of age-related vision problems in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots...
  25. pmc Hearing deficit in a birth cohort of U.S. male commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of International Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 79:1051-5. 2008
    ..Long-term exposure to multiple risk factors in aviation may place pilots at excess risk of developing hearing deficits. We examined the incidence and risk factors for hearing deficit in a birth cohort of male commuter and air taxi pilots...
  26. pmc Pilot age and error in air taxi crashes
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:647-51. 2009
    ..The correlation between pilot characteristics and error is less clear. This study aims to examine whether pilot age is associated with the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air taxi crashes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Self-rated changes in cognition and piloting skills: a comparison of younger and older airline pilots
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Hygiene, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:466-71. 2002
    ..The relationship of chronological age to self-rated changes in cognition has been studied extensively. However, the relationship of these changes to age-related changes in piloting skills is not well understood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Drinking history and risk of fatal injury: comparison among specific injury causes
    Li Hui Chen
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:245-51. 2005
    ..04; 95% CI=1.64, 9.93) than for males (OR=1.45; 95% CI=1.20, 1.74). The authors conclude that drinking history is associated with a significantly increased risk of all types of fatal injury...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pilot age and geographic region of commuter and air taxi crashes: a case-control study
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:111-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies of major airline and general aviation crashes have identified a host of risk factors. We examined risk factors related to crashes involving commuter air carrier and air taxi flights...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1297-302. 2003
    ..15-0.22), but considerably higher mortality from aviation crashes (SMR, 128.88; 95% CI = 6.35-2624.36). The results indicate that the current medical certification system is effective in maintaining a healthy pilot workforce...
  31. ncbi request reprint Driver risk factors for fatal injury on weekend nights: analysis of alcohol and racial differences
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore MD, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 46:179-91. 2002
    ..64, CI=0.91, 2.97). The racial difference in risk between alcohol-negative drivers and drivers with illegal BACs was not explained by restraint use but may reflect more severe crashes by intoxicated white drivers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Exploratory spatial analysis of pilot fatality rates in general aviation crashes using geographic information systems
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:398-405. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates that geographic information systems are a valuable tool for injury prevention and aviation safety research...
  33. pmc Aviation-related injury morbidity and mortality: data from U.S. health information systems
    Susan P Baker
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:1001-5. 2009
    ..Objectives of this study were to explore the patterns of aviation-related injuries admitted to U.S. hospitals and relate them to aviation deaths in the same period...
  34. ncbi request reprint The real health problem of Maryland's youth: where the bodies are hidden
    Timothy D Baker
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Md Med 3:27-9. 2002
  35. pmc Inmate-made weapons in prison facilities: assessing the injury risk
    J M Lincoln
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Inj Prev 12:195-8. 2006
    ..Results identify materials that should be redesigned to prevent modifications to make weapons. Prison stores and issued items deserve special attention...
  36. ncbi request reprint General aviation crashes involving military personnel as pilots
    L G Gillis
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:1001-5. 2001
    ..Injuries sustained in off-duty activities are a major cause of mortality and morbidity among military personnel. Reducing these off-duty fatalities is a continuing priority of the military...
  37. doi request reprint FIA Score: a simple risk index for predicting fatality in aviation crashes
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 65:1278-83. 2008
    ..Previous studies have identified a variety of risk factors for occupant fatality in aviation crashes. A simple composite index measuring the risk of fatality in a given crash, however, is lacking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Age-60 Rule: the end is in sight
    Anna Cornell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5801 Smith Ave, Davis Bldg, Ste 3220, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:624-6. 2007
    ..In this article, we provide a brief review of the ICAO's amendment to the age limit and discuss the various implications of this new international standard...
  39. ncbi request reprint Crashes of sightseeing helicopter tours in Hawaii
    Wren L Haaland
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:637-42. 2009
    ..Research was undertaken to examine the effect of the 1994 Rule and to describe the circumstances of such crashes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pilot error in air carrier accidents: does age matter?
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:737-41. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine age-related differences in the prevalence and patterns of pilot error in air carrier accidents...
  41. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of alcohol-related fatal general aviation crashes
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:143-8. 2005
    ..The effects of alcohol on piloting performance have been studied extensively. Information describing alcohol-related aviation crashes, however, is scant...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ground crew injuries and fatalities in U.S. commercial aviation, 1983-2004
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:1007-11. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper was to examine airport ground crew injuries and fatalities involving aircraft of commuter air carriers and major airlines...
  43. ncbi request reprint Crash risk in general aviation
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    JAMA 297:1596-8. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Geographic patterns of pilot fatality rates in commuter and air taxi crashes
    Jurek G Grabowski
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1014-20. 2002
    ..Geographic information systems are widely used in studies of diseases. However, their value for aviation safety research has not been adequately explored...
  45. ncbi request reprint Driving-while-intoxicated history as a risk marker for general aviation pilots
    Guohua Li
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Suite 6 100, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:179-84. 2005
    ..The results of this study support DWI history as a valid risk marker for general aviation pilots. The safety benefit of background checking for DWI history needs to be further evaluated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and cardiovascular disease in a birth cohort of commuter air carrier and air taxi pilots
    Yandong Qiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:247-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with cardiovascular disease in commercial pilots...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sharpless surgery: a prospective study of the feasibility of performing operations using non-sharp techniques in an urban, university-based surgical practice
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    World J Surg 30:1224-9. 2006
    ..Percutaneous injuries occur frequently during surgical procedures and represent a significant occupational hazard to operating room personnel...
  48. pmc Validity of police-reported alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes in the United States between 1982 and 2005
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    J Safety Res 40:227-32. 2009
    ..To examine the validity of police-reported alcohol data for drivers involved in fatal motor carrier crashes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing programs and fatal crashes of 16-year-old drivers: a national evaluation
    Li Hui Chen
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore Maryland 21205 1996, USA
    Pediatrics 118:56-62. 2006
    ..The impact of programs with different components is unknown...
  50. ncbi request reprint Another unmet public health need
    Susan P Baker
    Science 296:1237. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Crash-resistant fuel system effectiveness in civil helicopter crashes
    Mark S Hayden
    Medical Services Corp, U S Army, Injury Analysis, Carlsbad, CA 92009 3020, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:782-5. 2005
    ..Federal standards for civil helicopter CRFS are less stringent than those for military helicopters. A reduction in standards for CRFS in military helicopters is being considered...
  52. pmc Estimating alcohol and drug involvement in hospitalized adolescents with assault injuries
    Monique A Sheppard
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3111, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:165-71. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Health risks of Latino children
    T Bella Dinh-Zarr
    JAMA 288:1981-2; author reply 1983. 2002

Research Grants1

  1. Interdisciplinary Training-Alcohol, Injury, & Violence
    Susan Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The program aims to develop creative and independent investigators, well prepared to contribute to amelioration of alcohol-related injury. ..