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…

08.29.20

NEW VIDEO for Parents on the Value of using Checkpoints to Help Keep their Teen Driver Safe during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

NEW VIDEO for Parents on the Value of using Checkpoints to Help Keep their Teen Driver Safe…

07.17.20

New Findings on Prevalence of Alcohol & Substance Use and Associated Trauma with ED Admissions in Kumasi, Ghana

New Findings on Prevalence of Alcohol & Substance Use and Associated Trauma with ED Admissions…

07.01.20

NEW Video highlights how CDC’s Core SVIPP and ICRCs Partner to Promote Safer Communities

NEW Video highlights how CDC’s Core SVIPP and ICRCs Partner to Promote Safer Communities We’re excited…

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

Denise Tate
Denise G. Tate

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

Fernandez
Anne Fernandez

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

Wang
Stewart Wang

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

Hashikawa
Andrew Hashikawa

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School

Marie Snodgrass

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

Neitzel
Richard L. Neitzel

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

Ehrlich
Peter F. Ehrlich

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

Klas
Karla S. Klas

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

Jane Riebe-Rodgers
Jane Riebe-Rodgers

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

shawna Lee
Shawna Jo Lee

Associate Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan

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Laura Coughlin

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

Cranford
James A. Cranford

Associate Research Scientist, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

grogan
Andrew Grogan-Kaylor

Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan

Vicki
Vicki Johnson-Lawrence

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

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
  • Anne Buu, PhD
    University of Michigan
  • Anthony Chiodo, MD
    University of Michigan
  • Aron K. Barbey, Ph.D.
    Beckman Institute
  • Brandon Bond, BA
    University of Michigan
  • Carrie Cantrell, LMSW, MPH
    Phoenix Children's Hospital
  • 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
  • Craig Dunham
    National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Craig Dunham
    Dr.
  • Cynthia Arfken, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Darlene Yao
    University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine
  • Devendra Kumar, PhD
    Indian Institute of Technology
  • Diana Bowman, PhD
    Arizona State University
  • Dominic A. Borgialli, DO, MPH
    University of Michigan and Hurley Medical Center
  • Dr. Alex Joseph
    SRM School of Public Health, SRM Institute of Science and Technolog,y Kattankulathur, India
  • Emily Deal, MS
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
  • Emily Dejka
    University of Michigan
  • Emily Falk, PhD
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Evan Kearney
    Evan Kearney
  • Ferhana Begum
    Ferhana Begum
  • Florastine Byarms
    Lankenau Medical Center
  • Frederique Laubepin, PhD
    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan
  • Gregory Cooper
    Michigan National Guard
  • Harry L. Anderson, III, M.D., FACS, FICS, FCCM, FCCP
    St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
  • Ina Robinson, MPH
    Safe States Alliance