20 Years of Community Based Research: Sowing the Seeds of Change


The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center invites you to a distinguished faculty seminar on Tuesday, October 25th at 4:00 P.M. at Palmer Commons Forum Hall, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Dr. Elizabeth DAmico is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and a licensed clinical psychologist. DAmico is recognized for her work developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions for adolescents and young adults across a variety of settings, including middle schools, primary care, homeless shelters, and teen court. She has grants focused on prevention for substance use for urban Native American adolescents and young adults that integrate motivational interviewing with traditional practices, such as beading and Native American cooking. She is currently conducting a large clinical trial to address suicide prevention among Alaska Native youth in Alaska. She has also conducted epidemiological work to examine predictors and consequences of adolescent substance use, and is the principal investigator of a longitudinal study examining substance use patterns over 18 years among youth from sixth grade through age 28.

For more information and to register to attend, go to the Injury Prevention Center Event Page or the contact Taylor Hautala at tdhaut@med.umich.edu.