Elyse Thulin, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention

Intimate Partner Violence Suicide

Dr. Thulin is a Research Assistant Professor with the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. Dr. Thulin uses mixed behavioral science and data science methods to understand factors that enhance the risk of firearm-related injury in adolescent and emerging adults, variations by intent, gender, and rurality, and ways that technology and online spaces can exacerbate or be leveraged to reduce the risk of harm. Her projects include evaluating student-submitted tips to a statewide Anonymous Report System, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Thulin graduated from the University of Michigan in 2022 with two PhDs, studying Health Behavior Health Education and Computational Science and completed dual postdoctoral fellowships in Psychiatry at Michigan Medicine and Data Science at the Michigan Institute for Data Science. Prior to matriculating at UM, Dr. Thulin lived in Kenya and Sierra Leone, managing mixed-methods research projects.