Areas of Focus

Violence Prevention


The U-M Injury Prevention Center has unique expertise in violence prevention. From funded exploratory studies to educational events, we are working to find ways to prevent youth violence, sexual violence, and intimate partner violence across populations in the Great Lakes Region and across the United States. Below you’ll find links to more information about our work in this area, as well as a listing of members doing work or interested in this area. We invite you to explore and join us as we move forward to advance research and prevention.

Video Vignette --2018 Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault: Summary and Next Steps

The U-M Injury Prevention Center is pleased to announce the release of the Campus Sexual Assault Summit video vignette. The vignette highlights the key takeaways from the day and provides direction in thinking about next steps in campus sexual assault prevention research.

PreventConnect Podcast highlights Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Summit

The Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault is highlighted in the 2018 PreventConnect podcast series. Tune in to hear Dr. Erin Bonar, Sexual Violence Content Lead for the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center, as she shares highlights and key takeaways from the Summit.

Violence Prevention News & Events

04.01.19

SAVIR: Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy

SAVE THE DATE! Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS…

11.29.18

2018 MIPA Summit — Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing Best Practices

SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing…

05.02.18

Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault

Thank you for attending the U-M Injury Prevention Center’s Summit on the Prevention of Campus…

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10.16.18

New U-M Injury Center fact sheet: Cost of Fatal Injuries in Michigan

New U-M Injury Center fact sheet: Cost of Fatal Injuries in Michigan June 3, 2017…

10.16.18

Violence against women (VAW) training piloted in Ghana among healthcare providers and students

Violence against women (VAW) training piloted in Ghana among healthcare providers and students Researchers at…

10.16.18

SafERteens Toolkit Brings Youth Violence Prevention to Emergency Departments

SafERteens Toolkit Brings Youth Violence Prevention to Emergency Departments This Toolkit Helped… Generate New Research…

Violence Prevention Information & Tools

Youth Violence Implementation Toolkit

Find all the material you need to implement an evidence-based youth violence prevention program in your emergency department.

Summary of an Evidence-Based Youth Violence Prevention Program in the Emergency Department-SafERteens

This document highlights the SafERteens program, a brief intervention aimed at reducing and preventing violence and alcohol use among urban youth engaged in youth violence and alcohol use.

 

Summary of an Evidence-Based Dating Violence Intervention-Safe Dates

This document highlights the Safe Dates program designed to prevent and reduce dating violence (victimization and perpetration) among male and female middle and high school students.

 

Teen Dating Violence

Spotlight on teen dating violence, member highlight (Dr. Antonia Abbey), and resources.

 

Campus Sexual Assault Prevention

Spotlight on campus sexual assault prevention, member highlight (Ms. Holly Rider-Milkovich), resources.

 

Parents’ Guide to Home Firearm Safety

The U-M Injury Prevention Center has just published a one-sheet guide for parents to ensure home firearm safety.  We invite you to download and disseminate this flyer broadly.

 

Core Faculty and Practitioners with Violence Prevention Expertise

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Richard Sadler

Assistant Professor, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Flint

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Jason Goldstick

Director, Statistics and Methods Section, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Yasamin Kusunoki

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan

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Quyen Ngo

Internship Lead, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Cheryl King

Suicide Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Antonia Abbey

Professor, Psychology, Wayne State University

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Steven Stack

Professor, Criminal Justice, Wayne State University

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Thomas Reischl

Associate Research Scientist, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Vijay Singh

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School

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Alison L. Miller

Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Michelle L. Munro-Kramer

Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Biological Sciences, University of Michigan School of Nursing

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Golfo Tzilos Wernette

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Douglas Richard Roehler

Health Scientist, Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Jukka Savolainen

Research Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

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Elizabeth Armstrong

Professor, Sociology, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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Shervin Assari

Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Justin E. Heinze

Evaluation Lead, Outreach and Translation Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Patrick Carter

Assistant Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Cleopatra Howard Caldwell

Co-Director, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Sonya Lewis

Instructor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Richard M. Tolman

Sheldon D. Rose Collegiate Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work

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Ken Resnicow

Irwin Rosenstock Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Andria B. Eisman

Research Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Marc Zimmerman

Co-Director, Outreach and Translation Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Elizabeth J. King

Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health

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Maureen Walton

Senior Associate Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Rebecca Cunningham

Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Sarah Stoddard

Co-Director, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Erin Bonar

Sexual Violence Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

Members with Interest/Expertise in Violence Prevention

  • Aaron Cheek L.L.B.S.W.
    University of Michigan
  • Allison Krusky, MPH
    Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center and Prevention Research Center
  • Arlene Weisz, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Carolyn Joy Dayton, MSW, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Chelsea Castleberry
    MDCH
  • Desmond Patton, PhD
    University of Michigan
  • Dwana Bass BSN RN
    Henry Ford Hospital
  • Jagdish Khubchandani, MBBS, PhD
    Ball State University
  • Jennifer Pierce
    University of Michigan, Anesthesiology
  • Jennifer Wareham, Ph.D.
    Wayne State University
  • Jhuree Hong
    University of Michigan
  • Julia A Wolfson, PhD MPP
    University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Kaneesha L. Wallace
    University of MIchigan
  • Laura Dent
    University of Michigan Medical School
  • Laura F. Chisholm, MPH, MA, MCHES
    Oregon Public Health Division
  • Lauren Reed, MSW, MS
    University of Michigan
  • Lenora Olson, PhD
    Intermountain ICRC
  • Matthew Francis Benoit
    University of Michigan
  • Mican DeBoer
    Borgess Medical Center (Kalamazoo)
  • Michael Clery, MD, MPP
    University of Michigan
  • Mieko Yoshihama, PhD, LMSW, ACSW
    University of Michigan
  • Miriam Gleckman-Krut
    University of Michigan
  • Rob Stephenson MSc PhD
    School of Nursing and Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities
  • Sarah D Rominski, PhD, MPH
    University of Michigan
  • Sophie Aiyer
    University of Michigan
  • Stephen Chermack, PhD
    University of Michigan
  • Susan Morrel-Samuels, MPH, MA
    Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center
  • William S. III Davidson, PhD
    Michigan State University
  • Zunaira Jilani, M.A.
    Wayne State University