Lisa Roth, Deputy Director
Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (UI IPRC)
University of Iowa
Lisa has a background in community health education and more than 15 years of experience in the field of public health and injury prevention. Prior to joining UI IPRC, Lisa worked at the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) as the state’s first child passenger safety program manager. She went on to be manager of Community Outreach at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. While at Blank, she was involved in numerous traffic safety programs, including the upgrading of Iowa’s Child Passenger Safety and Graduated Driver’s Licensing laws.
Lisa is the Deputy Director of UI IPRC. She oversees several projects involving teen driving. She is also an active member of Safe Kids Johnson County and Safe Kids Iowa, as well as a member of the Iowa City/Coralville Safety Village Board of Directors. She has been a Certified Child Passenger Safety Instructor for more than 17 years and was recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Region 7 Office for her superior leadership and special dedication to the field of traffic safety.