John Hafner, MD

Co-Principal Investigator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Peoria

Dr. Hafner is an Attending Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery with the University of Illinois College of Medicine (UICOMP). In addition, Dr. Hafner is Director of Research for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at UICOMP. He has a strong interest in pediatric injury prevention, conducting research and advocacy efforts on local all-terrain vehicle (ATV) injuries and currently pursuing an MPH with an emphasis on injury control. Dr. Hafner is a native of Albuquerque, NM and is a 1991 graduate of New Mexico State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Sociology. He completed his Medical Degree in 1996 at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. His residency training in Emergency Medicine was at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, where he also served as the Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine in 1999.

He has resided in Peoria Illinois with his wife Michele since 1996. Together they have three children, Nicholas, Katie, and Jack.

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OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Emergency Dept.
530 NE Glen Oak
Peoria, IL 61637

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