Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy

Christopher Buresh

  • Senior Research Fellow, Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine


Chris Buresh is a clinical professor in the department of emergency medicine at the University of Iowa. He earned his M.D. and his Masters of Public Health from the University of Iowa. He has completed residencies in pediatrics at Wake Forest University and emergency medicine at the University of Iowa. 

His research focuses on trauma, traumatic brain injury, access to emergency care, and how public policies affect these. He is also interested in international health and health policy.  

Research Interests

  • Trauma
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Access to emergency care
  • International health and health policy

Educational Background

  • M.D., University of Iowa
  • M.P.H., University of Iowa