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University of Michigan researchers in disciplines ranging from the social sciences and the arts to engineering and public health are working together to formulate and answer critical questions about firearm injury prevention. Our teams’ collaborative efforts have placed U-M at the forefront of firearm injury prevention research.

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08 Sep, 2022

Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention welcomes first cohort

In an effort to expand the national pipeline for firearm injury prevention research, the University of Michigan has welcomed its inaugural cohort of six new faculty members to the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention to advance knowledge and identify solutions to the ongoing national epidemic. Read the full press release via the University Record here

01 Sep, 2022

Podcast: How Anonymous Reporting Systems in Schools Can Reduce Violence

Hsing-Fang Hsieh, PhD, and Justin Heinze, PhD, join this episode of Michigan Minds to discuss the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention research, how the field of firearm injury prevention is growing, and their recent research with the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation to better understand how effective anonymous reporting systems in schools can reduce violence and […]

09 Aug, 2022

Protect Minnesota interviews Dr. Marc Zimmerman

Protect Minnesota interviews Dr. Marc Zimmerman, Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor and co-Director of the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention at the University of Michigan on 8/9/2022. Protect Minnesota is a podcast which covers the important issues of gun violence prevention across the state of Minnesota. Listen to the full 40-minute interview.

28 Jun, 2022

Closing The ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ With Gun Legislation

National Public Radio’s A1 on June 28, 2022 includes Dr. April Zeoli in a conversation about the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, bipartisan gun legislation which includes funding for mental health services and school security. Listen to the full podcast episode (32 minutes).

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