Areas of Focus

ACEs and Other Emerging Injury Prevention Areas


The U-M Injury Prevention Center has an emerging portfolio in adverse childhood experiences, burns, substance abuse, and pediatric injuries. From funded exploratory studies to educational events, we are working to find ways to prevent injury across populations in the Great Lakes Region and the United States. Below you’ll find links to more information about our work in this area, as well as a listing of members doing work or interested in this area. We invite you to explore and join us as we move forward to advance research and prevention.

A Summary of Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs--Triple P and the Nurse-Family Partnership

This document highlights the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), a community health program for low-income, first-time moms and their babies, and the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), a multi-level system of interventions for parents with children from birth to 16 years.

U-M IPC Lunchtime Seminar: Dr. Maria Muzik, Child Maltreatment

Listen to a past lunchtime seminar presentation by Dr. Maria Muzik in the area of child maltreatment. Dr. Muzik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, and Assistant Research Scientist in the Center for Human Growth & Development, University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the study of stress, trauma, and mental illness in the context of childbearing, and its influence on the developing parent-infant relationship and parenting.

ACEs & Other Emerging Areas News & Events

11.20.20

Injury Prevention Center 2020 Virtual Inaugural Research Symposium

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center has organized an unique event for researchers, post-doctoral…

04.01.19

SAVIR: Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy

Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy The 2019 SAVIR conference is scheduled for April…

11.29.18

2018 MIPA Summit — Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing Best Practices

2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing Best Practices Hosted…

01.08.21

More Than Half of People Using Cannabis for Pain Experience Multiple Withdrawal Symptoms

More Than Half of People Using Cannabis for Pain Experience Multiple Withdrawal Symptoms View Full…

11.23.20

2020 Inaugural Research Symposium Draws nearly 500 Virtual Attendees

2020 Inaugural Research Symposium Draws nearly 500 Virtual Attendees View Recordings Here On November 20,…

11.02.20

Register for U-M Injury Courses Winter 2021 Term

Register for U-M Injury Courses Winter 2021 Term MORE INFORMATION Interested in pursuing a career/vocation…

ACEs & Other Emerging Areas Information & Tools

Massive Open Online Course--Child Maltreatment Section

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center developed a massive open online course, available for free here. This course includes a section on child maltreatment, which introduces learners to issues and prevention strategies related to child maltreatment and punishment.

Prevention Resources

Summary of Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs–Triple P and the Nurse-Family Partnership

This handout highlights the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program, a community health program for low-income, first-time moms and their babies, and the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) program, a multi-level system of interventions for parents with children from birth to 16 years.

 

Summary of an Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Program–The Period of PURPLE Crying

This handout highlights the Period of PURPLE Crying, an evidence-based Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma prevention program that supports parents and caregivers in understanding typical crying features of normal infants.

Funded Research Projects Focused on ACEs & Other Emerging Areas

The U-M Injury Prevention Center has funded current and past injury prevention research projects focusing on ACEs and other emerging areas of injury prevention. Peruse the projects listed below.

Core Faculty and Practitioners with Expertise in ACEs & Other Emerging Areas

Jane Riebe-Rodgers
Jane Riebe-Rodgers

Clinical Information Analyst, Pediatric Trauma, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan

Denise Tate
Denise G. Tate

Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, U-M Medical School

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Vicki Johnson-Lawrence

Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

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Andrew Grogan-Kaylor

Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan

shawna Lee
Shawna Jo Lee

Associate Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan

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Richard L. Neitzel

Associate Chair, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Sean McCabe
Sean Esteban McCabe

Director, Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health (DASH), School of Nursing, University of Michigan

Klas
Karla S. Klas

Managing Director, Injury Prevention and Community Outreach, University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

Marie Snodgrass

Injury Prevention Program Lead, Pediatric Trauma Program, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan

Wang
Stewart Wang

Endowed Professor of Burn Surgery, Surgery, U-M Medical School

Fernandez
Anne Fernandez

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

Cranford
James A. Cranford

Associate Research Scientist, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Todd Herrenkohl

Professor and Marion Elizabeth Blue Endowed Chair in Children and Families, School of Social Work, University of Michigan

Hashikawa
Andrew Hashikawa

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School

Ehrlich
Peter F. Ehrlich

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

Bohnert
Kipling (Kip) Bohnert

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University

Lara Coughlin
Lara Coughlin

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

Members with Interest/Expertise in ACEs & Other Emerging Areas

  • Albert King, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Amanda Wyman
    Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Amy A. Randall, MSN, RN
    C. S. Mott Children's Hospital
  • Anita Arthur
    Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
  • Anna Reeve, MSW
    Metro Health Hospital
  • Anne Buu, PhD
    University of Michigan
  • Annise Wassman, EdS
    Mesa Public Schools
  • Anthony Chiodo, MD
    University of Michigan
  • Archana Dineshkumar Manhachery, MSc
    Indira Gandhi National Open University, India
  • Aron K. Barbey, Ph.D.
    Beckman Institute
  • Ashley Seabolt, LPC
    network180
  • Brandon Bond, BA
    University of Michigan
  • Bridget Fox
    St John of God Kerry Services
  • Caitlin Brauer, MSW
    FairSky Foundation
  • Carmen Butcher-Houston, MSW
    Legacy/Sums Guidance & Therapy
  • Carrie Cantrell, LMSW, MPH
    Phoenix Children's Hospital
  • Cate Vreede, MPH
    Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
  • Cathy Reisfield
    Dependable Dogs: Training for Success at Both Ends of the Leash, Kids & Dogs: Safer Together
  • Cheryl Stevenson, MSN, RN, TCRN
    Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Christian Lumaj
    University of Michigan
  • Claire Arnott, BA
    Open University
  • Craig Dunham
    National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Craig Dunham
    Dr.
  • Cynthia Arfken, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Daniel Griffith, MBA
    Virginia University of Lynchburg
  • Darlene Yao
    University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine
  • David Baca, PhD
    Intercultural Conflict Resolutions, LLC
  • Devendra Kumar, PhD
    Indian Institute of Technology
  • Diamond Buchanan
    Diamond Buchanan
  • Diana Bowman, PhD
    Arizona State University