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Bethany Pollock, MPH

Research Area Specialist, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Ms. Pollock supports the faculty and researchers of the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. She has been a part of the CDC-funded Center since 2012 and has worked in the field of injury prevention science since 2009. In her role at the Center, Ms. Pollock assists with the planning of local, regional and national conferences and Center events. She is also responsible for coordinating Center communications and creating and disseminating research findings through social media and the website. Ms. Pollock provides project management in the Training and Education, Admin, and Outreach and Translation Core and has previously coordinated pilot research studies at the Center. Additionally, Ms. Pollock works on Opioid Solutions, a central hub for U-M research, educational activities and community outreach related to opioids. In the Outreach and Translation Core, she assists with the implementation of the Checkpoints program, an evidence-based, parent-oriented teen-driving intervention, as well as the evaluation of the CDC-funded, Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (SVIPP) across several states.

Research Interests

Ms. Pollock is involved in several of the core injury focus areas of the U-M IPC including opioid overdose, motor vehicle crash, violence, concussion, and ACEs & other emerging areas, as part of her project management with the Center.

Research Projects

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