Events

Upcoming Events

23 Sep

Distinguished Faculty Seminar: Dr. Daniel Webster, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions

The University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention invites you to a Distinguished Faculty Seminar with Dr. Daniel Webster, Co-Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions. Meeting the Challenges of Reducing Gun Violence in America Friday, September 23 at 1:00 p.m.
School of Public Health II — Room 1020
(1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor MI, 48109) As co-director for the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence ...
03 Oct

Distinguished Faculty Seminar: Drs. Lois Lee and Eric Fleegler, Pediatric Firearm Injuries – The Role of Policies and Pediatricians

The University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention invites you to a Distinguished Faculty Seminar with Dr. Lois Lee and Dr. Eric Fleeger of Boston Children’s Hospital: Pediatric Firearm Injuries – The Role of Policies and Pediatricians Distinguished Faculty Speakers: Dr. Lois Lee and Dr. Eric Fleegler, book authors: Pediatric Firearm Injuries and Fatalities. Date: Monday, October 3, 2022
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST
Location:  1680 School of ...
25 Oct

U-M Injury Prevention Center: Distinguished Faculty Seminar – Dr. Elizabeth D’Amico

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 D‘Amico is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and a licensed clinical psychologist. D‘Amico is recognized for her work developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions for adolescents and young ...
15 Feb

Learning Without Violence: A School Violence Prevention Virtual Summit

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center, in partnership with the National Center for School Safety and Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, will be hosting Learning Without Violence: A School Violence Prevention Summit on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. This virtual event will feature concurrent sessions covering four topics: Epidemiology of School Violence, Mental Health in Schools, School Climate, and Evidence-Based Prevention Strategies. We hope you will join us!  The event is free but ...

Past Events

22 Sep

Joint Panel Discussion: Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Join us for a Policy Talks @ the Ford School event: Policy-focused solutions to the firearm epidemic:
What we know works
Thursday, September 22 | 4:30 PM EDT Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
735 S. State St., Ann Arbor LINK TO RECORDED EVENT Reception to follow. In the wake of repeated tragedies and the firearm violence that has plagued our nation, the University of Michigan community is grappling with what can ...
07 Mar

Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention & Clinical Psychology Candidate Job Talk–Daniel Lee

Join us: Monday, March 7
10am-11am: Presentation
11-11:30am: Q&A
This talk will be recorded and live-streamed via Zoom. Dr. Daniel Lee
Research Scientist, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation & Research Consultant, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Racial disparities in youth firearm violence: A symptom of racism Youth interpersonal firearm violence is a significant and preventable public health concern in the United States. Unfortunately, akin to many other public health ...
24 Feb

Webinar: Novel Directions in Firearm Suicide Prevention: Addressing Health Disparities via Technology & Behavioral Economics

Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention & Clinical Psychology Candidate Job Talk Dr. Dan Capron Associate Professor
University of Southern Mississippi Thursday, February 24, 2022
1-2pm: Presentation
2-2:30pm: Q&A Dr. Capron’s research broadly speaking focuses on firearm suicide prevention and amelioration of suicide-related cognitive biases using single-session interventions that eliminate structural and cultural barriers to treatment. He will discuss a very brief firearm means safety intervention with firearm owning National ...
17 Feb

Webinar: Addressing youth and family welfare to prevent youth firearm injury

University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention & School of Social Work Colloquium Rebeccah Sokol, PhD February 17, 2022 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Firearms are the second leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States. Intervention, policy, and environmental changes could help prevent firearm-related injury and death among youth, but there is no single panacea for this issue. Rather, different types of interventions are ...
07 Feb

Webinar: Preventing Youth Violence Through Community-Engaged Research

Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention & Clinical Psychology Candidate Job Talk Dr. Krista Mehari Assistant Professor
University of Southern Alabama Monday, February 7, 2022
10-11am: Presentation
11-11:30am: Q&A
This talk will be recorded and live-streamed via Zoom. Youth violence is a major public health problem that disproportionately impacts Black youth. However, universal violence prevention programs tend to be least effective in schools and communities with the highest rates of violence, ...