Corinne Peek-Asa

The University of Iowa
Occupational and Environmental Health

Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD, is the associate dean for research for the College of Public Health. She is a professor in the department of Occupational and Environmental Health and the director of the CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center. Peek-Asa’s area of expertise is injury and violence prevention. She has conducted research in the areas of road traffic safety, interpersonal violence, workplace violence, residential fire injuries, poisoning, and acute care. Her work has included surveillance; risk factor identification; design, implementation, and evaluation of prevention programs; design and evaluation of safety policy; and, translation and dissemination methods. Peek-Asa is the past president of the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and received the SAVIR President’s Award in 2011. She was named a 2009 Research America! Public Health Hero and received the College of Public Health Faculty Service Award in 2011.