People of the Injury Prevention Center


Douglas Roehler, PhD, MPH

Epidemiologist, Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention




Douglas Roehler, Ph.D., MPH is an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. Prior to this position, he was a global road safety field employee at the CDC Foundation. In this role, Dr. Roehler was responsible for working with low- and middle-income countries to build their capacity at assessing and improving road safety around schools. Dr. Roehler completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in the Department of Pediatrics where his research focused on child injury prevention. He received his Ph.D. and MPH from the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Research Interests

Dr. Roehler is interested in injury prevention. Specific areas of focus are: cannabis, opioid and other drug overdose, motor vehicle injury, youth violence, and infant safe sleep.

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