Cinnamon A. Dixon, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-736-7966


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Pediatric injury prevention; global health injury prevention and trauma care; dog bite prevention


Cinnamon Dixon, DO, MPH, is a research faculty dually appointed in the Divisions of Emergency Medicine and Global Health.  Her research interests include global pediatric injury prevention and trauma care, and dog bite prevention.  Her current projects include the development and testing of a novel intervention for child safety utilizing multimedia technology, and pediatric trauma epidemiology in Campinas, Brazil.

Dr. Dixon is a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Violence and Injury Prevention where she has co-lead/authored multiple global injury prevention factsheets and teaching modules. She is the lead coordinator and author for the Global Child Injury Module for the American Academy of Pediatrics Global Child Health Education Modules Project.  Dr. Dixon was former intern at the WHO and a Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Systems Improvement at District Hospitals and Regional Training of Emergency Care in Ghana scholarship awardee.

Dr. Dixon has authored several original manuscripts and books chapters, and speaks regularly at national and international conferences regarding her work and the need for increased global child injury prevention.

Education and Training

BS: University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 1998.

DO: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO, 2004.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 2007.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2013.

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Global Health Research, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

Master of Public Health: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

Internship: Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization, Geneva, 2010.