As an Injury Epidemiologist in the Research Department, Angela is responsible for the data analysis that supports Safe Kids messages and publications. She also handles requests for epidemiological information and data on childhood injuries, writes fact sheets, and provides input for infographics and the Safe Kids website. Before coming to Safe Kids, Angela worked for six years as a pediatric nurse on the Surgical Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing and as a 2LT in the United States Army. After working in military and civilian healthcare settings for 10 years, she switched her focus from treating patients to preventing disease and injury. She returned to school at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she earned her Master’s degree in Public Health Epidemiology.