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Jessica Roche, MPH

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




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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