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, 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 […]

06 Aug, 2019

Podcast: Depoliticizing Firearms and Focusing on Safety to Protect Children and Teens

Thousands of kids die each year because of guns, both from intentional and unintentional shootings. And tragically, the loss of these young lives is largely preventable. It’s true that while school shootings get a lot of media attention, they make up a very small fraction of the children and teens who are killed by guns […]

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