Jessica Saunders, Director, The Center for Child Health and Wellness

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Director, The Center for Child Health and Wellness

- Car seat safety
- Helmet safety
- Smoke detectors
- Poison prevention
- Safe sleep

Jessica can be interviewed for the media on the following topics:

  • Car Seats
  • Safe Sleep
  • Obesity
  • Advocacy
  • Other safety trends and concerns

View Jessica's blog posts for the latest in safety trends and concerns

Biography:

Jessica Saunders is the director for the Center of Child Health and Wellness at Dayton Children’s and coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Dayton, a coalition dedicated to preventing childhood injury.

Jessica holds a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Dayton and has worked at Dayton Children’s since 2007. She is responsible for Dayton Children's community outreach programming including health promotion, particularly around childhood obesity, and injury prevention.

She is a certified child passenger safety technician instructor training many child passenger safety technicians in our region. She is project manager for the Dayton Children's Regional Pediatric Health Assessment conducted every three years.

Her special interests lie in child advocacy as it relates to their health and safety. Read more about her expertise and adventures as a Safety Mommy on our blog at blog.childrensdayton.org.

 

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Upcoming Events

Car Seat Safety Check

Join our mix of doctors and dietitians in walking the neighborhood, including the local park and elementary school.

The Harrison's Heroes 5k and 10k Run will be June 4 at Beavercreek High School to raise money for the Dayton Children's Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

We are driven by our values of safety, compassion, ownership, collaboration, innovation and value creation. We are looking for individuals to join our team who embody these values and support our mission of improving the health status of all kids in our region. We hope that might be you! Come to one of our two job fairs to learn more about our open opportunities.

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About Dayton Children's

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Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
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