Mr. Proescholdbell is the Injury Epidemiologist and head the Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit in NC where he is Principal Investigator of the NC Violent Death Reporting System, NC Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS), and NC Prescription Drug Overdose (PDO) project. He is working to build capacity for a general injury surveillance system. He has an Adjunct Faculty appointment with the Department of Epidemiology at UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health at UNC.