Areas of Focus

Violence Prevention


The U-M Injury Prevention Center has unique expertise in violence prevention. From funded exploratory studies to educational events, we are working to find ways to prevent youth violence, sexual violence, and intimate partner violence across populations in the Great Lakes Region and across 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.

Video Vignette --2018 Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault: Summary and Next Steps

The U-M Injury Prevention Center is pleased to announce the release of the Campus Sexual Assault Summit video vignette. The vignette highlights the key takeaways from the day and provides direction in thinking about next steps in campus sexual assault prevention research.

PreventConnect Podcast highlights Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Summit

The Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault is highlighted in the 2018 PreventConnect podcast series. Tune in to hear Dr. Erin Bonar, Sexual Violence Content Lead for the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center, as she shares highlights and key takeaways from the Summit.

Violence Prevention News & Events

04.01.19

SAVIR: Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy

SAVE THE DATE! Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS…

02.19.19

Faculty Seminar: A Case-Crossover Study of Adolescents’ Activities & Triggers of Gun Assault

Thank you to all that attended in person or via the live webcast! If you…

11.29.18

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

SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing…

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04.24.19

New U-M Injury Prevention Center Visual Abstract and Publication Summary now available

New U-M Injury Prevention Center Visual Abstract and Publication Summary now available We are excited…

02.12.19

New U-M Injury Prevention Center Visual Abstract and Publication Summary now available

New U-M Injury Prevention Center Visual Abstract and Publication Summary now available We are excited…

12.04.18

Golfo Tzilos Wernette and Team Awarded R01, $3M Grant to study the reduction of substance use and sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy

Golfo Tzilos Wernette and Team Awarded R01, $3M Grant to study the reduction of substance…

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Violence Prevention Information & Tools

Youth Violence Implementation Toolkit

Find all the material you need to implement an evidence-based youth violence prevention program in your emergency department.

Summary of an Evidence-Based Youth Violence Prevention Program in the Emergency Department-SafERteens

This document highlights the SafERteens program, a brief intervention aimed at reducing and preventing violence and alcohol use among urban youth engaged in youth violence and alcohol use.

 

Summary of an Evidence-Based Dating Violence Intervention-Safe Dates

This document highlights the Safe Dates program designed to prevent and reduce dating violence (victimization and perpetration) among male and female middle and high school students.

 

Teen Dating Violence

Spotlight on teen dating violence, member highlight (Dr. Antonia Abbey), and resources.

 

Campus Sexual Assault Prevention

Spotlight on campus sexual assault prevention, member highlight (Ms. Holly Rider-Milkovich), resources.

 

Parents’ Guide to Home Firearm Safety

The U-M Injury Prevention Center has just published a one-sheet guide for parents to ensure home firearm safety.  We invite you to download and disseminate this flyer broadly.

 

Core Faculty and Practitioners with Expertise in Violence Prevention

 

 

Please click on a faculty/practitioner’s name to access their full profile with research interests and funded projects.

Erin Bonar, PhD
Sexual Violence Content Lead
Patrick Carter, MD
Youth Violence Content Lead
Andria Eisman
Andria B. Eisman

Research Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Shervin Assari

Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Michelle L. Munro-Kramer

Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Biological Sciences, University of Michigan School of Nursing

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Alison L. Miller

Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Abbey
Antonia Abbey

Professor, Psychology, Wayne State University

Carter
Patrick Carter

Assistant Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Cleopatra Howard Caldwell

Co-Director, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Richard Sadler

Assistant Professor, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Flint

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Douglas Richard Roehler

Health Scientist, Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Cheryl King

Suicide Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

Resnicow
Ken Resnicow

Irwin Rosenstock Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Thomas Reischl

Associate Research Scientist, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Sonya Lewis

Instructor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Richard M. Tolman

Sheldon D. Rose Collegiate Professor, Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work

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Steven Stack

Professor, Criminal Justice, Wayne State University

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Rebecca Cunningham

Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Sarah Stoddard

Co-Director, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Vijay Singh

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School

Jason Goldstick
Jason Goldstick

Director, Statistics and Methods Section, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Maureen Walton

Senior Associate Director, Injury Prevention Center, University of Michigan

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Elizabeth J. King

Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health

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Justin E. Heinze

Evaluation Lead, Outreach and Translation Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Golfo Tzilos Wernette

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, U-M Medical School

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Jukka Savolainen

Research Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

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Marc Zimmerman

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

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Quyen Ngo

Internship Lead, Training and Education Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

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Yasamin Kusunoki

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan

Elizabeth Armstrong
Elizabeth Armstrong

Professor, Sociology, U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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Erin Bonar

Sexual Violence Content Lead, Research Core, University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center

Members with Interest/Expertise in Violence Prevention

  • Aaron Cheek L.L.B.S.W.
    University of Michigan
  • Allison Krusky, MPH
    Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center and Prevention Research Center
  • Allyson Berthiaume
    MHA
  • Andrea Chilcote, MS
    Wayne State University
  • Arlene Weisz, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Ashley Rapp
    School of Public Health
  • Carolyn Joy Dayton, MSW, PhD
    Wayne State University
  • Catherine Kothari, PhD
    WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
  • Charlotte Burnett
    University of Michigan
  • Chelsea Castleberry
    MDCH
  • Desmond Patton, PhD
    Columbia University
  • Dwana Bass BSN RN
    Henry Ford Hospital
  • Emily Dejka
    University of Michigan
  • Eskira Kahsay
    Michigan Medicine
  • Jagdish Khubchandani, MBBS, PhD
    Ball State University
  • Janie Felton
    University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Jennifer Pierce
    University of Michigan, Anesthesiology
  • Jennifer Wareham, Ph.D.
    Wayne State University
  • Jhuree Hong
    University of Michigan
  • Julia A Wolfson, PhD MPP
    University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Julie Ward
    Oregon Health & Science University
  • Kaneesha L. Wallace
    University of MIchigan
  • Laura Dent
    University of Michigan Medical School
  • Laura F. Chisholm, MPH, MA, MCHES
    Oregon Public Health Division
  • Lauren Reed, MSW, MS
    University of Michigan
  • Lenora Olson, PhD
    Intermountain ICRC
  • Matthew Francis Benoit
    University of Michigan
  • Meghna Tummala
    Brown University
  • Mican DeBoer
    Borgess Medical Center (Kalamazoo)
  • Michael Clery, MD, MPP
    University of Michigan