Core Faculty and Practitioners

We work closely with faculty and practitioners across many disciplines, university departments, and organizations nationwide. These experts generate new injury prevention findings that can impact policy and practice. 

Our Core Faculty/Practitioners partner with us to meet our research, education, and outreach goals. 

Search the directory of these Core Faculty/Practitioners to discover potential opportunities for research partnerships and collaborators.

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Antonia Abbey, PhD

  • Professor, Psychology, Wayne State University

Dr. Abbey has a longstanding interest in women's health and preventing violence against women. Most of her recent research focuses on understanding...

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Mahshid Abir, MD, MSc

  • Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan

Dr. Abir’s research focus is in evaluating the continuum of acute care delivery in the United States, including pre-hospital, emergency,...

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Neil Alexander, MD, MS

  • Older Adult Falls Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • Ivan Duff Collegiate Professor of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School
  • Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan
  • Director, VA Ann Arbor Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Michigan

Dr. Alexander has a special interest in exercise, mobility, falls and rehabilitation in older adults. The primary focus of his work is assessments...

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Andrea Almeida, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Co-Director, Michigan NeuroSport, University of Michigan

Dr. Almeida’s research interests include early exercise intervention for concussed athletes, sport specific return to play algorithms, and acute...

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Bara Alsalaheen, PT, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, University of Michigan-Flint
  • Research Assistant Professor, Neurology, U-M Medical School

Dr. Alsalaheen's areas of clinical and research interests include:

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Elizabeth A. Armstrong, PhD

  • Faculty Affiliate, Center for Inequality Dynamics, Institute for Social Research
  • Faculty Affiliate, Initiative on Ending Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Harassment, Institute for Research on Women and Gender
  • Professor, Sociology, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Professor, Organizational Studies, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, U-M Institute for Social Research

Dr. Armstrong is a sociologist with research interests in the areas of sexuality and sexual violence, gender, culture, organizations, social...

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