Publication Summaries

Here you’ll find summaries of recent articles published by U-M Injury Center researchers on various injury prevention topics.  These summaries represent a small subset of articles published by our researchers.  For a full list of published articles (by year), see our Publications page.


Return to play and risk of repeat concussion in collegiate football players: comparative analysis from the NCAA Concussion Study (1999-2001) and CARE Consortium (2014-2017)

McCrea M., Broglio S., McAllister T., et al. (2019). Return to play and risk of repeat concussion in collegiate football players: comparative analysis from the NCAA Concussion Study (1999-2001) and CARE Consortium (2014-2017). Br. J. Sports Med. Published Online First: 29April2019. 0:1-8. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2019-100579. 

A randomized controlled trial for aggression and substance use involvement among Veterans

Chermack S. T., Bonar E.E., Goldstick J.E., Winters J., Blow F.C., Friday S., Ilgen M.A., Rauch S.A.M., Perron B.E., Ngo Q.M., & Walton M.A. (2019). A randomized controlled trial for aggression and substance use involvement among Veterans: Impact of combining motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral treatment and telephone-based continuing care. J Substance Abuse Treatment, 98, 78-88.

Spatial Variation in Teens’ Crash Rate Reduction following GDL Implementation

Goldstick J. E., Carter P. M., Almani F., Brines S. J., & Shope J. T. (2019). Spatial variation in teens’ crash rate reduction following the implementation of a graduated driver licensing program in Michigan. Accident Analysis & Prevention125, 20-28.

Groundbreaking Findings on Peer-to-Peer Adolescent Sexual Violence

Ngo QM, Veliz PT, Kusunoki Y, Stein SF, Boyd CJ. Adolescent sexual violence: Prevalence, adolescent risks, and violence characteristics. Prev Med. 2018 Nov;116:68-74.


Design & Implementation of a Parent Guide for Coaching Teen Drivers

Buckley L, Shope JT, Zakrajsek JS, Goldstick JE. Design and implementation of a parent guide for coaching teen drivers. J Safety Res. 2018 Sep;66:71-79.

Making the Opioid Public Health Emergency Effective

Haffajee RL, Frank RG. Making the opioid public health emergency effective. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018;75(8):767-768.


The impact of Michigan’s partial repeal of the universal motorcycle helmet law on helmet use, fatalities, and head injuries

Carter PM et al. Am J Public Health. 2017.107(1):166-172. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303525.


A pilot randomized clinical trial of an intervention to reduce overdose risk behaviors among emergency department patients at risk for prescription opioid overdose

Bohnert, A.S.B., Bonar, E.E., Cunningham, R., Greenwald, M.K., Thomas, L., Chermack, S., Blow, F.C., & Walton, M. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 163:40-47. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.03.018.


Peak ages of risk for starting nonmedical use of prescription stimulants.

Austic, E.A. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 152:224-229. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.03.034.

​Firearm violence among high-risk emergency department youth after an assault injury

Carter, P.M., Walton, M.A., Roehler, D.R., Goldstick, J., Zimmerman, M.A., Blow, F.C., & Cunningham, R.M.Pediatrics. 135(5):805-815. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-3572.

Violent reinjury and mortality among youth seeking emergency department care for assault-related injury: A two-year prospective cohort study.

Cunningham, R. M., Carter, P. M., Ranney, M., Zimmerman, M. A., Blow, F. C., Booth, B. M., Goldstick, J., & Walton, M. A. JAMA Pediatrics. 169(1):63-70. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1900.

Analyzing the effect of state legislation on health care utilization for children with concussion.

Gibson, T. B., Herring, S. A., Kutcher, J. S., & Broglio, S. P. JAMA Pediatrics. 169(2):163-168. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2320.

Looking back on rear-facing car seats: Surveying US parents in 2011 and 2013.

Macy, M.L., Butchart, A.T., Singer, D.C., Gebremariam, A., Clark, S.J., & Davis, M.M. Academic Pediatrics. 15(5):526-533. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2014.10.004.

Using interactive theater to create socioculturally relevant community-based intimate partner violence prevention.

Yoshihama, M., & Tolman, R. M. American Journal of Community Psychology. 55(1-2): 136-147. doi:10.1007/s10464-014-9700-0.


Technology-delivered dating aggression: Risk and promotive factors and patterns of associations across violence types among high-risk youth

Epstein-Ngo, Q. M., Roche, J. S., Walton, M. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Chermack, S. T., & Cunningham, R. M. Violence and Gender. 1(3):131-133. doi:10.1089/vio.2014.0018.