The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to announce Safe Kids Oklahoma has joined the Hospital. Preventable injuries are the leading cause of death and disability to children in Oklahoma, so the Hospital is excited about its newest partnership. Safe Kids Oklahoma is dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries to children ages 0-14. Safe Kids Oklahoma is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide and was established in 2005. Their mission is to prevent unintentional injury in children through a public health approach to prevention.
Devon Sisson is the new Director of Safe Kids Oklahoma. “It’s really a dream come true! My passion is working within the field of maternal and child health, so I can’t think of a better job than having the opportunity each day to encourage, empower, and educate families about the importance of injury prevention,” said Sisson. “Safe Kids Oklahoma is an incredible organization with enormous passion and I am so humbled and honored to serve as their new director.”
Lori Boyd, President of Operations at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, said she is thrilled to welcome Safe Kids Oklahoma to the Hospital’s family. “The team at Safe Kids Oklahoma will bring a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of pediatric injury prevention to the Hospital. We are delighted to have them as a part of our facility.”
Along with her new position, Sisson said she is looking forward to working with the staff at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. “I know having the support of The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital will create new and exciting opportunities that will enable Safe Kids Oklahoma to soar to new heights. I am looking forward to seeing the impact we can make together in the communities across Oklahoma through this collaboration. The staff at the Hospital is top notch and a joy to work with; it’s a privilege to be part of their team.”
To learn more about child car seat safety checks contact Devon Sisson, Director Safe Kids Oklahoma, at (405) 470-2304 or [email protected].