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06 May, 2024

Injury Prevention Science and Firearm Injury in Pediatric Health

In an accompanying editorial published in JAMA, Drs. Patrick Carter, Laura Seewald and Marc Zimmerman note the findings from a recent study highlight the critical and urgent need for the U.S. to address firearm injury using established public health principles and science that parallel those that have been applied to other leading causes of death, […]

03 Jul, 2023

Media Mention: Using the Emergency Department to help prevent violence

Dr. Laura Seewald from Hurley Medical Center and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan shares information on how using the Emergency Department can help prevent violence, especially among youths. Dr. Seewald is also part of the first cohort of post-doctoral research fellows with U-M’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. Listen/watch Dr. […]

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