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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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03 Jun, 2022

U-M experts available to discuss prevention, aftermath of school shooting in Texas

University of Michigan experts are available to discuss school shootings and the community aftermath in the wake of the shootings at Robb Elementary School in Texas (May 25, 2022). Learn more about resources and find contact information here. William Lopez is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education. He can discuss issues […]

03 Jun, 2022

School shooting in Uvalde, Texas brings awareness to recent data showing firearms are the leading cause of death for children in the U.S.

Recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows firearms are the leading cause of death for children in the United States according to new federal data analyzed by researchers at the University of Michigan, Drs. Jason Goldstick, Rebecca Cunningham, and Marc Zimmerman. Read full press release and the publication in the […]

03 Jun, 2022

U-M Researchers Respond to School Shooting in Ulvade, Texas

The Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention researchers at the University of Michigan respond to the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022 which killed 19 students and 2 teachers. Resources highlighting key areas of support for communities after a school shooting event are available from The Institute for Firearm […]

03 Jun, 2021

Podcast Series: Firearm Injury Prevention Research at the University of Michigan

In 2021, the University of Michigan launched the new Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention to generate knowledge and advance innovative solutions that reduce firearm injury, a public health crisis that leads to more than 100 deaths per day across the United States. The U-M Public Engagement & Impact Team produced eight podcasts that feature researchers across the […]

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