University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center 2020 Virtual Inaugural Research Symposium
Online
Online

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center has organized an unique event for researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and students to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore ideas for new research in injury prevention science. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Amy Bohnert, Ph.D, MHS Dr. Bohnert is a public health researcher who serves as the Opioid Content Lead at the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. She is an Associate Professor in the department of Anesthesiology at the Michigan Medicine and a VA health services researcher. The keynote will focus on her innovative injury prevention work on opioid overdose and suicide. The symposium will emphasize these injury prevention topics:

  • Opioid Overdose
  • Suicide
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Older Adult Falls
  • Motor Vehicle Crash
  • Concussion
  • Youth Violence (peer violence, dating violence, sexual assault)

Call for Poster Abstracts: We are accepting poster abstracts that will describe: innovative strategies to expand and enhance injury prevention research and prevention, adoption of new evidence-based injury prevention practices, translation and communication of injury prevention science and information, effective partnerships among organizations in developing new collaborative injury prevention approaches, injury prevention efforts in the context of COVID-19, or injury prevention in relation to social justice and/or vulnerable populations. Submissions highlighting research or practice are welcome. After review, authors will be notified of the planning committee’s decision by email. If accepted, poster presenters will be asked to give a flash science presentation of their poster (2 minutes) during the virtual event. There will be breakout rooms where attendees will be able to ask questions and have further discussion. Submit your abstract by Friday, October 2, 2020. Click the link for more information.

University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center 2020 Virtual Inaugural Research Symposium

November 20, 2020
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online
Contact Information: Sonia Kamat (skamat@med.umich.edu)

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The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center has organized an unique event for researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and students to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore ideas for new research in injury prevention science. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Amy Bohnert, Ph.D, MHS Dr. Bohnert is a public health researcher who serves as the Opioid Content Lead at the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. She is an Associate Professor in the department of Anesthesiology at the Michigan Medicine and a VA health services researcher. The keynote will focus on her innovative injury prevention work on opioid overdose and suicide. The symposium will emphasize these injury prevention topics:

  • Opioid Overdose
  • Suicide
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Older Adult Falls
  • Motor Vehicle Crash
  • Concussion
  • Youth Violence (peer violence, dating violence, sexual assault)

Call for Poster Abstracts: We are accepting poster abstracts that will describe: innovative strategies to expand and enhance injury prevention research and prevention, adoption of new evidence-based injury prevention practices, translation and communication of injury prevention science and information, effective partnerships among organizations in developing new collaborative injury prevention approaches, injury prevention efforts in the context of COVID-19, or injury prevention in relation to social justice and/or vulnerable populations. Submissions highlighting research or practice are welcome. After review, authors will be notified of the planning committee’s decision by email. If accepted, poster presenters will be asked to give a flash science presentation of their poster (2 minutes) during the virtual event. There will be breakout rooms where attendees will be able to ask questions and have further discussion. Submit your abstract by Friday, October 2, 2020. Click the link for more information.