Emmy Betz is a board-certified emergency physician who conducts research in injury epidemiology and prevention, with specific interests in older drivers and suicide. Prior work has also included publications and presentations related to the epidemiology of injuries treated in outpatient settings and the correct completion of death certificates after trauma. She collaborates with researchers at the University of Colorado, the Colorado School of Public Health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and institutions nationwide, and she received the 2009-2011 Emergency Medicine Foundation Research Fellowship for her work concerning older drivers. She is an active member of the Colorado Injury Control Research Center, the Injury Control and Emergency Health Services section of the American Public Health Association, as well as the geriatrics and public health sections of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians. She enjoys teaching students, residents and others about evidence-based public health and has a secondary appointment as an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health.