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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Quyen Ngo, PhD, LP

  • Executive Director, Butler Center for Research, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Dr. Ngo’s research is focused on strengths-based approaches for at-risk youth and leveraging technology for increased intervention efficiency,...

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Sarah Peitzmeier, PhD, MSPH

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

Dr. Peitzmeier’s mixed-methods research focuses on gender-based violence epidemiology and prevention in marginalized groups, particularly LGBTQ...

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Anuj Pradhan

Anuj Pradhan, MS, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Pradhan’s research covers driver behavior and traffic safety with a focus on: the human factors of advanced vehicle technologies and...

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Carol Purcell, MSN, RN

  • Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention Program Manager, Diversion Prevention Program, University of Michigan

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Jamie Racklyeft, MEd, BGS

  • Executive Director, Great Lakes Water Safety Consortium,
  • Communication Director, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), University of Michigan

Water safety and drowning prevention

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Matthew Reed, PhD, MSE

  • Don B Chaffin Collegiate Research Professor, Biosciences Group, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Research Professor, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan College of Engineering

Dr. Reed conducts research in a variety of areas relating to anthropometry and biomechanics, including vehicle ergonomics and vehicle occupant...

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