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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Cheryl King, PhD

  • Suicide Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center
  • Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School
  • Director, Youth Depression and Suicide Prevention Program, University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Dr. King’s Youth and Young Adult Depression and Suicide Prevention Research Program focuses on the development and improvement of evidence-based...

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Elizabeth King, PhD, MPH

  • Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health

Dr. King’s primary research interests are HIV prevention, access to HIV services for key affected populations, and gender-based violence....

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Karla Klas, BSN, RN, CCRP

  • Managing Director, Injury Prevention and Community Outreach, University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

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Kathleen Klinich, PhD

  • Associate Research Scientist, Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan
  • Associate Director, Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan

Dr. Klinich’s research focuses on improving occupant protection through a combination of experimental testing, computational modeling, and crash...

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Frederick Korley, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School

Dr. Korley has expertise in the design and conduct of clinical investigations to diagnose and treat acute brain and cardiac injury using emerging...

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Yasamin Kusunoki, PhD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan
  • Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
  • Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan

Dr. Kusunoki’s research focuses on understanding sources of gender, racial/ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in reproductive health behaviors...

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