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Jessica Roche, MPH

Managing Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Ms. Roche is the Managing Director of the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. She has been a part of the CDC-funded U-M Injury Prevention Center since 2010 and has worked 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. Ms. Roche has expertise in developing, evaluating, and translating evidence-based programs into practice. Ms. Roche also helped coordinate the development of training and educational tools and resources 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."

Research Interests

Ms. Roche is involved in all of the core injury focus areas of the U-M IPC as part of her work as Managing Director.

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