Injury Epidemiologist and Unit Manager
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Mr. Proescholdbell joined the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch (IVPB) at the North Carolina Division of Public Health in 2008 to head the Injury Epidemiology, Surveillance and Informatics Unit, where he is the Principal Investigator of the NC Violent Death Reporting System (NC-VDRS), NC Overdose Data to Action (NC-OD2A) and NC Firearm Injury Surveillance Through Emergency Rooms (NC-FASTER) CDC cooperative agreements. He serves on several state and national workgroups addressing drug overdose, injury, and violence. He has an Adjunct Faculty appointment with the Department of Epidemiology at UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health at UNC.