2nd Annual Virtual Injury Prevention Center Research Symposium


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The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center has organized a unique event for researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and students to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore new ideas for injury prevention research.


DATE/TIME: Friday, November 12, 2021 from 12:30 pm – 5 pm U.S. Eastern Time

LOCATION: Online Event (See session recordings below.)

The live event was free with required registration.


(Times listed are in U.S. Eastern Time, 12:30 – 5:00 pm)

TimeTopicPresenterSession Recording
12:30 - 12:45Welcome & Opening RemarksPatrick Carter, MDWatch Recording
12:45 - 1:15 Keynote Session: Advances in content and function of digital interventions: Application to injury preventionKenneth Resnicow, PhDWatch Recording
1:15 - 2:15Flash Science Sessions
Use of sensors to understand concussionsSteven Broglio, PhDWatch Recording
Automated loss of balance identification in older adults using wearable sensorsLauro Ojeda, MSWatch Recording
Using technology to augment brief interventions for adolescents at elevated suicide riskEwa Czyz, PhDWatch Recording
2:15 – 2:25BREAK
2:25 – 3:25Flash Science Sessions
Using telehealth to expand access to substance use disorder treatment: Lessons learned during Covid-19Allison Lin, MDWatch Recording
Virtual interventions for preventing opioid use and misuse among adolescents and young adultsErin Bonar, PhDWatch Recording
Creating a ‘choose your topic’ massive open online course: an innovative and flexible approach to delivering injury prevention educationAndrew Hashikawa, MDWatch Recording
3:25 – 3:40BREAK
3:40 – 5:00Concurrent Abstract Sessions(See session recordings below)

Concurrent Abstract Sessions (3:40 – 5:00pm ET)

Session abstracts are below for each session, where the presenters briefly described their work with Q & A at the end. Click below to see the order for all abstracts by session in the Abstract Sessions Agenda.

Abstract Session #SubjectAbstractsSession Recordings
1Opioid and OverdoseSession 1 AbstractsWatch Session 1
2SuicideSession 2 AbstractsWatch Session 2
3Violence and ACEsSession 3 AbstractsWatch Session 3
4Cross-cutting Injury PreventionSession 4 AbstractsWatch Session 4


NOTE: Individuals interested in continuing education credits MUST attend the entire live main event [12:45 pm – 3:25 pm ET] in order to earn the credits (no partial credits will be awarded) AND complete the online evaluation survey which will be sent out to all attendees after the event.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Expected Results: Clinicians, other healthcare professionals, and social workers will be able to recognize and understand injury risks and apply this new knowledge into practice by intervening to prevent injury.

Learning Objectives: Clinicians, other healthcare professionals, and social workers will be able to identify the latest evidence-based injury prevention research. Participants will be able to translate the new knowledge from science into practice for injury prevention.

Accreditation and Credit Designation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Work Continuing Education Credits

Michigan Medicine is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 0056. This event has been approved for 2.5 Social Work Continuing Education credits.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) [Click here to see CHES Areas of Responsibility for each session]

The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.5 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0.


Click to register for the 2nd Annual Virtual Research Symposium.

Questions? Please contact Sonia Kamat at skamat@med.umich.edu