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FIRST Center's Andrea Davis Promoted to Associate Director

Andrea Davis 

The Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends (FIRST) is delighted to announce the promotion of Andrea Davis, MPH, CPH, to Associate Director. Ms. Davis is approaching a decade of leadership and service with FIRST. She oversees the day-to-day operations of all FIRST Center research, education, and service activities. Her stewardship of the Fire service Organizational Culture of Safety (FOCUS) survey helped the assessment reach over 500 fire departments and 60,000 firefighters across the United States.

In her new role as Associate Director, Ms. Davis will supervise all FIRST Center staff. Her increased involvement will include education and training as well as outreach and communication. Further, she will continue to be an integral part of mentorship, education, and training of students and faculty collaborators. She will serve as faculty to the Firefighter Injury, Research, Epidemiology, and Evaluation (FIRE) Fellowship, the FIRST Center's flagship program to train the next generation of fire service researchers.

Ms. Davis received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware and a Master of Liberal Arts from the Harvard University Extension School. She graduated from Drexel University in 2012 with her Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health. She also holds the designation of Certified in Public Health (CPH) from the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

The FIRST Center is a research, education, and practice enterprise organized to support the United States fire and rescue service through objective data collection and analysis.

For more information, please contact Victoria Gallogly, Outreach & Communications Coordinator