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Jessica Roche, MPH


Managing Director, Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, University of Michigan

Email: jroche@umich.edu

Sites:
https://firearminjury.umich.edu/

Biography

Ms. Roche is the Managing Director of the University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. Prior to that, Ms. Roche was a part of the CDC-funded U-M Injury Prevention Center since 2010, working in the field of injury prevention science since 2009. Ms. Roche has over seven years of experience managing hospital injury data, and managing hospital-based youth violence prevention interventions.

Research Interests

Ms. Roche is the Managing Director of the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention and former Managing Director of the Injury Prevention Center. Ms. Roche has expertise in developing, evaluating, and translating evidence-based programs into practice. She also helped coordinate the development of training and educational tools and resources of the U-M Injury Prevention Center such as the U-M Opioid Solutions micro-site, the U-M Injury Prevention Center MOOC, “Injury Prevention for Children & Teens”, and the MOOC focused on opioid overdose, "Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers."

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