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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VELIZ

Philip Veliz, PhD

  • Research Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan
  • Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan

Dr. Veliz's research focuses on athletes’ use and misuse of prescription opioids. In particular, he assesses whether athletes in certain types of...

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Voepel-Lewis

Terri Voepel-Lewis, PhD, RN

  • Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan
  • Associate Research Scientist, Anesthesiology, U-M Medical School

Dr. Voepel-Lewis’s research interests include Pain Assessment, Pain Behavior, Nursing Assessment, Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice,...

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Environmental portraits of Surgical Doctors

Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS

  • Associate Professor, Surgery, U-M Medical School
  • Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, U-M Medical School

Dr. Waljee is an Associate Professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Dr....

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Walton

Maureen Walton, MPH, PhD

  • Senior Associate Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan
  • Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School
  • Associate Director for Child Research, Addiction Center, University of Michigan

Dr. Walton has particular interest and expertise in developing e-health and m-health interventions (e.g., web, text messaging, social media,...

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Wang

Stewart Wang, MD, PhD

  • Endowed Professor of Burn Surgery, Surgery, U-M Medical School
  • Professor, Surgery, U-M Medical School

Dr. Wang’s research is centered on injury. His basic science research focuses on local tissue responses to injury, burns and infection. His...

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Wernette

Golfo Wernette, PhD, MA

  • Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School
  • Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, U-M Medical School

Dr. Wernette’s clinical research interests include technology-delivered approaches for health promotion and the reduction of health risk...

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