Ellen Corman

Injury Prevention and Community Engagement Manager, Stanford Health Care

Ellen Corman, Injury Prevention and Community Engagement Manager for the Trauma Service at Stanford Health Care, has over 20 years experience working in the area of injury prevention. She has an undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy and a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Administration. She is a strong collaborator, building relationships with local and state health departments, law enforcement representatives, schools, community leaders and others in order to maximize efforts in injury prevention. Ellen is a leader in the Stop Falls California network, and state representative for the National Council on Aging’s Falls Free Network. Ellen developed and manages a fall prevention program for older adults called Farewell to Falls at Stanford’s Trauma Service and currently co-chairs the Santa Clara County Fall Prevention Task Force. She is a lead trainer and Master Trainer for the Matter of Balance program and certified in SAIL (Staying Active and Independent for Life), and is a Stepping On Instructor. She has published in professional journals, has presented locally to seniors, caregivers and professionals and has presented on fall prevention for webinars and at national conferences. Other injury prevention efforts include work on bicycle safety, pedestrian safety, and impaired driving, She is a member of California Teen Safe Driving Coalition, on the Steering Committee for Traffic Safe Communities Network of Santa Clara County, the board of Silicon Valley Healthy Aging Partnership, and is a member of the injury prevention committee of TCAA (Trauma Center Association of America).