Health Educator Award 2010

During the ISA/ISPID Joint Conference in Sydney, Australia, the ISPID Health Educator Award 2010 was extended to Jeanine Young.

Jeannine Young is a well published researcher in SIDS/SUDI risk reduction and has developed health professional protocols, which are widely used in Australia. She has developed an electronic safe sleeping education package for health professionals in partnership with SIDS and Kids and the Queensland Health Department. This is currently being piloted in the state of Queensland, and will be made available to all health professionals throughout Australia. She chairs the SIDS and Kids National Scientific Advisory Committee. She has developed evidence based resources for health professionals about infant safe sleeping.