Diverse Perspectives, Common Goals

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

Who We Are

The Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention collaborates with communities and harnesses the research might of the University of Michigan, the nation’s largest public research university, to address the root causes of, and potential solutions for, the most important issues surrounding firearm violence.

Research & Scholarship

Community Engagement


Education & Training

Data & Methods

Scientists and Scholars

Rebeccah Sokol, PhD

Dr. Rebeccah Sokol is social work and public health scholar dedicated to youth safety and well-being. She is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and co-director of the Training and Education Core at the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention ...
Rebeccah Sokol, PhD

Featured Research Project

Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center: Building Evidence for Gun Violence Prevention