Core Faculty/ Practitioners


We work closely with faculty and practitioners across many disciplines, university departments, and locations throughout the University of Michigan and the nation. These research experts generate and share new findings about injury prevention that can impact both policy and behavior. Their work may encompass both intentional injury and unintentional injury. We are excited to share and help translate and disseminate the research findings of this productive community. Search the directory of these Core Faculty/Practitioners to discover potential opportunities for research partnerships and collaboration. You may also search on injury focus area and find all in our research community who specialize in that area.

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Abbey

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

  • Surveillance Lead, Outreach and Translation Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • Assistant 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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Alexander

Neil Alexander, MD, MS

  • Older Adult Falls Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • Professor, 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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Bara Alsalaheen

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 Armstrong

Elizabeth Armstrong, PhD

  • 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 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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Ashton Miller

James Ashton-Miller, PhD

  • Albert Schultz Collegiate Research Professor, Office of Research, University of Michigan
  • Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research Professor, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan
  • Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan

Dr. Ashton-Miller's current focus includes balance, sports injury, concussion and falls research. In the area of balance and falls, Dr....

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