In this Q&A, PhD student Mia Qihan Zhu and Eduardo Villamor, professor of Epidemiology, discuss their recent study conducted in Colombia that examined sleep-wake cycles in adolescents and its relationship to behavioral issues.
School of Public Health faculty members Justin Heinze and Marc Zimmerman are set to lead a new statewide initiative to enhance school safety and prevent school violence, including school shootings. The Michigan School Safety Initiative will be available to all K-12 schools in the state, providing training and assistance to district leadership and staff regarding evidence-based best practices.
Two University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers were involved in the development of a new report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), providing resources and recommendations to support LGBTQI+ youth.
The University of Michigan was awarded a $1.5 million federal grant this week to launch a postdoctoral research training program focusing specifically on the prevention of firearm injuries among children and teens.
New research from Marc Zimmerman
Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan.
A data analysis shows firearm-related deaths among children and adolescents increased by 29% from 2019 to 2020.