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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Marita Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN

  • Rhetaugh Graves Dumas Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan
  • Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan
  • Associate Dean, Practice and Clinical Scholarship Development, U-M School of Nursing

Dr. Titler’s research interests include evidence-based practice, patient/stakeholder engagement in research, nursing interventions, quality and...

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Richard Tolman, LMSW, PhD

  • Sheldon D. Rose Collegiate Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work
  • Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work
  • Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan
  • Co-Director, Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention, University of Michigan

Dr. Tolman's work focuses on the effectiveness of interventions designed to change violent and abusive behavior, and the impact of violence on the...

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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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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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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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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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