About FACTS

FACTS is an interdisciplinary group of more than 30 researchers, practitioners, and firearm owners across the U.S. who are dedicated to reducing child firearm injuries and deaths, while respecting gun ownership as an important part of the cultural fabric of the U.S. The FACTS consortium was funded as part of a 2017 NICHD effort to increase research on child injury prevention. The consortium seeks to engage multidisciplinary research experts across the U.S. to catalyze the science of child firearm injury prevention.

At FACTS we believe that by building the knowledge base through research, we can decrease child and adolescent firearm injuries and death. Our core mission includes these immediate activities:

Contact Us

Please email your comments and questions to facts-team@umich.edu