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.
Health Behavior and Health Education
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.
Michigan Public Health and Focus: HOPE receive grant to support workforce development programs for Black youth
Enrique Neblett to lead project
Health Behavior and Health Education professor Enrique Neblett is leading a new project with an Institutional Challenge Grant co-funded by the William T. Grant Foundation, Spencer Foundation, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The project will support workforce development programs for Black youth.
New research from Elyse Thulin
An after-school program specifically designed to address racial and economic disparities affecting Black youth and empowering them to be a positive change in their community has long-term effects on behavior, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Q&A with Minal Patel
A recent study University of Michigan School of Public Health study highlights how the needs of people living with diabetes were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with lead author Minal Patel, associate professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, to learn about the study's findings and potential solutions to ensure positive health outcomes in this population.
National survey carried out by members of the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention highlights the subgroups of people over 50 who might benefit most from counseling and programs designed to reduce risk for them and their children.