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Rebecca Melvin

Preventing hot car deaths

Our UF Health TraumaOne injury prevention and trauma education coordinator, Rebecca Melvin, illustrates the dangers of leaving children in a parked car, and offers solutions for avoiding these preventable tragedies.

Supervising swimmers to save lives

Andrew Schmidt, DO, MPH Three children drown every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of these incidents happen in commercial and residential swimming pools, and may have been prevented if the child had proper supervision. UF Health TraumaOne works year-round to prevent children from…