Diverse Perspectives, Common Goals

Generating new knowledge and advancing innovative solutions to reduce firearm injury across the United States

"The United States is unquestionably facing a public health crisis as it relates to firearm violence. The University of Michigan has the excellence and commitment to our public mission to find solutions that address this crisis."

—U-M President Mark S. Schlissel
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What We Know


People died in 2019 from gun-related injuries across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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What We’re Doing

As the nation's largest public research university, the University of Michigan harnesses research and community partnerships to address the root causes of, and potential solutions for, the most important issues surrounding firearm violence.

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