Events and Webinars

Oct 21, 2019

Research Symposium: Preventing Firearm Injuries among Children and Teens: The State of the Science

The Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens (FACTS) consortium has organized an inaugural research symposium featuring national experts to bring attention and focus to the current science and evidence-based solutions on a critical and growing public health issue: prevention of firearm injury in children and teens.

The deadline for poster abstracts has been extended. Registration is now open.

FACTS Facebook Live Event

FACTS Consortium leadership, Rebecca Cunningham, Patrick Carter, and Marc Zimmerman discuss the historical neglect of firearm injury research regarding firearm injury relative to its position as the second leading cause of death in the United States and how they hope to build a new framework for future research studies focused on child and adolescent firearm safety.

Watch Facebook Live Event

Feb 4, 2019
4-5:20 pm

Policy Talk

Listen in to Panelists Jane Coaston, Jonathan Metzl and FACTS Consortium Principal Investigator, Rebecca Cunningham at the Ford School of Public Policy Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)

Panelists Jane Coaston Jonathan Metzl Rebecca Cunningham discuss the competing narratives surrounding the topic of guns in the United States that are often divided along geopolitical lines. They explore how to best frame the problem of gun violence and which policies may offer the best solutions.

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Feb 19, 2019
3-4 pm

A Case-Crossover Study of Adolescents' Activities and Triggers of Gun Assault

Join us for a seminar with Douglas J. Wiebe, PhD Director of Penn Injury Science Center and Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. University of Michigan School of Public Health, Community Lounge, 1680 SPH 1

Dr. Wiebe's talk will explore the urban landscape and how the location of youth's daily activities can contribute to their risk of gun violence.

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Oct 23, 2018
4-5:15 pm

Preventing Firearm Injuries Among Children and Teens: A Public Health Approach

Join us for an Expert Panel presented by the FACTS Consortium. Palmer Commons, Forum Hall, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

FACTS presents an interdisciplinary panel exploring a public health approach to preventing child firearm injuries. Our expert panelists from across the U.S. will provide an overview of child firearm violence and explore promising policy and primary prevention approaches at the individual and community level.

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