People of the Injury Prevention Center


Peter Ehrlich, MD, MSc

Co-Director, Outreach and Translation Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

Professor, Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School

Medical Director, Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, University of Michigan CS Mott Children’s Hospital

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Dr. Ehrlich is a Professor of Surgery and the Medical Director of the University of Michigan’s Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center which serves the state of Michigan and has a large outreach and injury prevention program particularly for underserved children. He also serves as the Co-Director of the U-M Injury Prevention Center’s Outreach and Translation Core focusing on the translation and dissemination of injury science. Dr. Ehrlich has a broad background in clinical pediatric trauma, research in the field of injury, and he has led the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at U-M in the creation of a Distracted Driving website in partnership with the Kohl’s Injury Foundation.

Research Interests

Dr. Ehrlich is nationally recognized in both pediatric trauma research and pediatric oncology research. His current research activities include Wilm’s tumor, Hodgkins disease, and various pediatric trauma assessment and outcomes. Dr. Ehrlich’s research is focused on pediatric and adolescent injury prevention and provides expertise and leadership to the U-M Injury Prevention Center’s Outreach and Translation Core.

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