Denise Beaton

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Provincial Coordinator for Injury Prevention, Population and Public Health Department at the BC Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

Denise’s portfolio includes preventing: falls among older adults, youth suicide and self-harm, and transit-related injuries. Denise is a member of the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit, and manages the research and development of Changing Knowledge and Attitudes about Concussions: The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Workers and Workplaces. CATT for Workers & Workplaces will be the fourth training module on, filling the gap in addressing concussion awareness and education in the adult population by providing free-to-use, easy access to current best practices for concussion recognition, management and return to work guidelines.

Denise moved to BC from PEI to complete a MA from SFU, and has worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She is passionate about injury prevention and public health.