Membership


The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center benefits from the active participation of faculty, researchers, students, trainees, practitioners, and others interested in supporting injury prevention. Peruse our membership list here. See also our Core Faculty and Core Practitioners. If you are not a member, we invite you to join!

Steppe, Emma

Project Associate


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Chronic disease management, Health communications

Department(s): Rogel Cancer Center

Stern, Kelsey

Intern


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Social Work, German Studies, Women's Studies, Community Action & Social Change

Department(s): Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)

Stevenson, Cheryl

Injury Prevention Coordinator


Organization: Bronson Methodist Hospital

Areas of Interest: I present within state, region, and community on injury prevention.

Department(s): Trauma Services

Sullivan, Cris

Professor, Ecological-Community Psychology, MSU


Organization: Michigan State University

Areas of Interest: Evaluations of community interventions for abused women and their children, Improving community response to gender-based violence, Evaluating victim service programs

Department(s): Psychology

Surman, Erica

Program Manager


Organization: Beaumont Health System

Areas of Interest: Pediatric Trauma, Critical Care, Nursing

Department(s): Pediatric Trauma

Suzuki, Rie

Associate Professor


Organization: University of Michigan, Flint

Areas of Interest: Factors associating with health disparities/health equities among adults and aging with disabilities

Department(s): Public Health & Health Sciences

Suzuki, Andrew

Consultant


Organization: Cardinal Health

Areas of Interest: Consulting, Business, Finance

Department(s): APAC FP&A Integration

Swain, James

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Brain basis of fatherhood

Department(s): Psychiatry, Psychology

Swallow, Jennylee

Research Assistant


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Biomarkers and pupillary light reflex changes associated with concussion, Kinesiology

Department(s): NeuroTrauma Research Lab

Sweatman, Peter

Director, Research Scientist


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Mechanical Engineering, Transport Engineering

Department(s): Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, Transportation Research Institute

Swedler, David

Research Assistant Professor


Organization: University of Illinois at Chicago

Areas of Interest: Injury Epidemiology, Public Health

Department(s): School of Public Health

Sweezea, Emily

Clinical Research Coordinator


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Substance Abuse, Sexual risk behaviors

Department(s): Psychiatry

Tate, Denise

Associate Chair, Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Spinal cord injury, Aging, Women with disabilities, Quality of life outcomes, Measurement, Spinal cord injury adjustment, Depression, Post-polio syndrome.

Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Tauiliili, Debbie

Evaluation Consultant/Analyst


Organization: American Indian Health & Family Services of Southeast Michigan, Inc.

Areas of Interest: Suicide Risk among American Indian/Alaska Native Youth

Department(s): Health and Family

Taylor, Debbie

Director


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Engineering, Women in Engineering

Department(s): Women in Engineering

Teddy, Amy

Senior Director of Business Development and Strategy


Organization: The Sports Neurology Clinic

Areas of Interest: Injury Prevention, Sports Injury

Department(s): Business Development and Strategy

Thacker, Casey

Graduate Student Instructor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Public Health, Health Behavior & Health Education

Department(s): Public Health

Thomas, Maria

Advocacy Director


Organization: Michigan Medicine

Areas of Interest: Public Policy, Healthcare challenges

Department(s): C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital

Thomas, Alvin

Co-Director of Center for Excellence in Diversity, Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology


Organization: Palo Alto University

Areas of Interest: Risk and protective factors for African American youth, Paternal parenting, Father involvement in children's therapy

Department(s): Psychology

Timon, Janee

Injury Prevention/Comm Outreach Coord


Organization: Henry Ford Hospital

Areas of Interest:

Department(s): Henry Ford Hospital

Titler, Marita

Professor, Associate Dean


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Older adults, Translation, Outcomes effectiveness, Patient/stakeholder engagement in research, Evidence-based practice

Department(s): Nursing, Practice and Clinical Scholarship Development

Traynor, John

Edward F Domino Research Professor, Associate Chair


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Opioids, Substance Abuse

Department(s): Pharmacology

Trinkle, Penny

Administrative Specialist Intermediate Health


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Healthcare Management, Critical Care, Trauma

Department(s): Trauma Burn Program

Trombley, Deborah

Sr Program Manager


Organization: National Safety Council

Areas of Interest: Health promotion, Content marketing

Department(s): Transportation Initiatives

Truax, Tara

Complex Care Manager


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Community Outreach, Social Services, Program Development

Department(s): Complex Care Management Program (CCMP)

Valacak, Mark

Professor


Organization: Michigan State University

Areas of Interest: Communicable and chronic disease prevention, Infant mortality reduction, Reducing health disparity, Protecting the public from environmental hazards to health

Department(s): School of Public Health

Valerio, Melissa

Associate Professor


Organization: UT School of Public Health at Houston

Areas of Interest: Health literacy and disease management intervention design and evaluation, with a focus on marginalized and vulnerable populations

Department(s): Health Promotion, Behavioral Science

Valler, Emily

Clinical Coordinator


Organization: Henry Ford Hospital

Areas of Interest: Nursing, Trauma and Surgical Services, Intensive Care

Department(s): Trauma

van Anders, Sari

Assistant Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Biopsychosocial pathways to child maltreatment; adult-infant interactions; contextual mediators of adult aggression against children

Department(s): Psychology & Women's Studies

Varela, Jorge

Assistant Professor


Organization: Universidad de Dessarollo

Areas of Interest: Education, Psychology

Department(s): Academic Committee of the Postgraduate Program in Educational Psychology

Vereen, Donald

Academic Program Officer Senior


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Public Health

Department(s): Public Health

Vivoda, Jonathan

Assistant Professor


Organization: Miami University

Areas of Interest: Aging, Driving/transportation, The built environment, Health

Department(s): Sociology, Gerontology

Voloshyna, Diana

Research Intern


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Developmental Psychopathology, Investigation of predictors and causes of CNS diseases, Comorbidity, Founding and development of etiological treatment for CNS diseases

Department(s): Medical School, Psychiatry-Substance Abuse

Vreede, Cate

MPH Graduate Student


Organization: University of Michigan School of Public Health

Areas of Interest: Improving healthcare access and quality in behavioral health, especially around substance use, mental health disorders and suicide; evidence-based substance use treatments; opioid overdose prevention. Engaged in an IHI Open School project around reducing prescribed opioids post-ureteroscopies. Also interested in the Injury Science certificate.

Department(s): Health Behavior & Health Education

Wagner, Deborah

Clinical Professor, Clinical Pharmacist, Professor of Anesthesiology


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Pharmacy, Anesthesiology

Department(s): Pharmacy, Medical School

Wagner, Christopher

Program Manager


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Trauma, Injury Prevention

Department(s): Trauma Burn Program

Waljee, Jennifer

Associate Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Development and implementation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) as quality measures, Variations in care in reconstructive and hand surgery

Department(s): Surgery, Medical School

Wallace, Kaneesha

Clinical Research Coordinator


Organization: University of MIchigan

Areas of Interest: Youth Violence

Department(s): Emergency Medicine

Waller, Rebecca

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Antisocial behavior from a developmental psychopathology perspective

Department(s): Michigan Neurogenetics and Developmental Psychopathology Lab (MiND)

Walton, Maureen

Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Early interventions for alcohol and other drugs in community settings, Violence (peer, dating, intimate partner), Substance use treatment outcome and relapse prevention

Department(s): Psychiatry, Medical School

Wan, Jiayi

Senior Project Manager


Organization: City of Hope

Areas of Interest: Applying environmental stewardship strategies in healthcare settings to promote the health of patients, providers, and communities

Department(s): Projects

Wang, Stewart

Professor


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: General surgery, Acute care surgery, Trauma, Burns

Department(s): Surgery, Burn Surgery, Medical School

Wang-Flores, Helena

Instructor in Emergency Medicine and Instructor in Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Pediatric Injury Prevention, Ultrasound

Department(s): Medical School

Ward, Melanie

Graduate Student Research Student


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Evaluation of community-based participatory research partnerships, Implementation and evaluation of public health interventions and policy.

Department(s): Public Health, Health Behavior & Health Education

Ward, Julie

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing


Organization: Oregon Health & Science University

Areas of Interest: Occupational Health, Injury Prevention, Violence Prevention

Department(s): School of Nursing, Monmouth

Wareham, Jennifer

Associate Professor


Organization: Wayne State University

Areas of Interest: Juvenile delinquency, Interpersonal Violence, Program Evaluation

Department(s): Criminal Justice

Wedemeyer, Rose

Research Assistant I


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Youth Violence Prevention, Injury Prevention

Department(s): Department of Emergency Medicine Injury Center Youth Violence Prevention Center

Wegryn, Cindy

Trauma Burn Program Manager


Organization: University of Michigan

Areas of Interest: Trauma, Healthcare

Department(s): Michigan Medicine

Weisz, Arlene

Professor


Organization: Wayne State University

Areas of Interest: Dating violence, Sexual assault prevention, Family/domestic violence

Department(s): School of Social Work, WSU

Wells, Eden

Chief Medical Executive


Organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Areas of Interest: Public Health issues, Workforce issues, Health policy development

Department(s): Population Health; Policy