Events

Upcoming Events

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 ...
26 Apr

2nd Annual Suicide Research Symposium

In recognition of the continued need for a space to present our work and connect with one another, we are excited to share a Call for Proposals for the 2nd annual Suicide Research Symposium (SRS). The deadline for submissions is November 4, 2022, at 11:59 PM PST.
www.suicideresearchsymposium.com Submissions will be accepted for individual paper presentations, poster presentations, symposia/workshops, and data blitz/flash talks. We especially encourage submissions from early career researchers (undergraduate/graduate students, research assistants, postdoctoral fellows) and ...

Past Events

08 Dec

Firearm Safety: A Comprehensive Approach – Virtual Event with Michigan Medicine

Well Aware with Michigan Medicine A series of community discussions to keep you informed Firearm Safety: A Comprehensive Approach Firearms recently surpassed motor vehicles as the leading cause of death for kids and teens in the U.S., and were involved in a record 45,000 deaths nationwide in 2020. The current toll hearkens back to the days of rising automobile crash deaths, which spurred a national effort to use injury prevention science to ...
14 Nov

Summer 2023 U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention Internship: Informational Session on November 14 at 5 PM

The Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention is now accepting applications for internship positions in the Summer 2023. The internship is open to upper class undergraduate students and graduate students of all disciplines at the University of Michigan. Learn more about the internship. Interested applicants are invited to register for an Informational Session on Monday, November 14 from 5:00 – 6:00pm via Zoom. The session will include a brief presentation on ...
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, editors: Pediatric Firearm Injuries and Fatalities. Date: Monday, October 3, 2022
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST
Location:  1680 School of Public ...
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 ...
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 View recorded webinar 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 ...
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 ...