Member Dinh-Zarr's Bio
T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, took the oath of office as the 42nd Member of the National Transportation Safety Board in March 2015.
Member Dinh-Zarr trained as a public health scientist, specializing in injury prevention, and has dedicated her career to working to ensure that transportation safety is a policy priority, domestically and internationally. She previously served as the U.S. Director and Road Safety Director of the FIA Foundation, an international philanthropy with the mission of promoting safe and sustainable surface transportation. In that role, she was active in promoting the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety and in advocating for transportation safety and injury prevention targets in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Dinh-Zarr is proud to have helped initiate collaborative projects to improve road safety, especially for vulnerable populations such as children and pedestrians, in developing countries in the regions of Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.