In a new paper in the American Journal of Public Health, Emmy Betz, ColoradoSPH associate professor and deputy director of the Injury & Violence Prevention Center, leads a diverse group in tackling how words used in relation to firearm injuries and deaths can impact prevention of firearm injury.
The Injury and Violence Prevention student research grants application is now open. The Injury and Violence Prevention Center created research grants to attract and support students pursuing research or evaluation projects in the field.
A study by ColoradoSPH researchers finds living in rural, isolated areas correlates with easier access to handguns and higher risks of suicidality among Colorado teenagers. These findings can determine how best to allocate educational firearm safety and suicide prevention resources to hot spots.