David R. Ragland, PhD, MPH

David R. Ragland, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology
Director of UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
School of Public Health
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
510-642-0655 Fax: 510-643-9922
Current Research Interests
• Identifying areas of high traffic collision risk
• Human factors and traffic collision risk
Key Publications

Cunradi CB, Greiner BA, Ragland DR, and Fisher JM. Alcohol, Stress-Related Factors, and Short-Term Absenteeism among Urban Transit Operators. J Urban Health. 2005 Mar;82(1):43-57

Ragland D, Satariano W, MacLeod K. Driving cessation and increased depressive symptoms. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Mar;60(3):399-403

Ragland DR, MacLeod KE, Satariano WA. Drivers' License Testing. In Encyclopedia on Ageism, Palmore E, Harris D, Branch L (editors), Haworth, in press, 2005

Satariano WA, MacLeod KA, Cohn TE, Ragland DR. Problems with vision associated with limitations or avoidance of driving in older populations. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2004 Sep;59(5):S281-6

Ragland DR, Satariano WA, MacLeod KE. Reasons given by older people for limitation or avoidance of driving. Gerontologist. 2004 Apr;44(2):237-44

Public Health Injury Prevention and Control (PH285A)
Planning for Traffic Safety and Injury Control (Civil Engr C291A/Public Health C285)
Public and University Service
Member, Statewide Committee on Traffic Safety (SCOTS). 2004-2005. [This is a committee consisting of all major agencies in the state concerned with traffic safety to develop statewide strategies for reducing traffic injuries and death.]

Member, Statewide Pedestrian Safety Task Force. Caltrans. 2000-2005.

Member, Older Adults and Traffic Safety Task Force. California Center for Injury Prevention 2000-2005

Data Consultant, California Forum on Alcohol and Traffic Crashes. Sponsored by Office of Traffic Safety and California Highway Patrol. October 2003

Organizer, Driver Behavior Workshop. Co-Sponsored by the Traffic Safety Center, UCB School of Optometry, University of California Transportation Center, Institute of Transportation Studies. Berkeley, California, January 2002