Tomi St. Mars

Chief, Office of Injury Prevention
Arizona Department of Health Services

Tomi St. Mars has 25 + years of professional experience that includes EMS, emergency nursing, traffic safety and injury prevention. As manager for Arizona’s Injury Prevention/Child Fatality Review section within the department of health, Tomi facilitates several stakeholders’ groups challenging them to address injury concerns using data and collaboration at the local level. Tomi has a deep appreciation for building relationships and networks that support the health and safety needs of Arizonans. A firm disbeliever in duplication of effort, she connects people, ideas and resources across communities. Tomi consulted on the development and updating of Indian Health Service’s Safe Native American Passenger (SNAP) program and is a section editor for Injury Prevention with the Journal of Emergency Nursing. Tomi earned her Master’s degree in Nursing (healthcare systems) from the University of Arizona and her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University. In 2007, Tomi was inducted into the Academy of Emergency Nursing.