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.
The Injury & Violence Prevention Center is seeking nominations for an external advisory committee. The committee will enhance the ability of the center to achieve its aims in reducing injury and violence in Colorado, the Mountain West and around the nation and world.
Associate Professor Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, and her research team have been awarded a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant for a study designed to improve firearm safety for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
This report documents the year 2020 for the Injury & Violence Prevention Center, formerly the Program for Injury Prevention, Education & Research (PIPER). We take this opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the accomplishments of our researchers, faculty members, practice partners, and leadership team.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has established a new center, the Injury & Violence Prevention Center, which aims to drive evidence-based prevention of injuries and violence through research, training and education, and dissemination.
Emmy Betz, MD, MPH joins the Crazed podcast produced by the National Mental Health Innovation Center at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus to discuss her unique role in working with the gun community, including firearm retailers, range employees and the general public, for suicide prevention and firearm injury prevention.
Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, deputy director of the Program for Injury Prevention Education & Research, and Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, of the Brown University School of Public Health, advocate for a public health approach to address gun violence, in an op-ed in The Hill.
The Injury and Violence Prevention Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Injury and Violence Prevention Student Research Grants. The one-year grant awards, in the amount of $1,500 per student, were selected by a panel of center faculty from a dozen applications submitted by students from various disciplines and schools.
In an op-ed published in The Hill, Dr. Emmy Betz, associate professor of epidemiology and deputy director of PIPER, explains why a comprehensive approach that includes research, education, and engineering is needed to address gun violence.
Dr. Emmy Betz, associate professor of epidemiology at ColoradoSPH, spoke with U.S. News & World Report about the Colorado Firearm Safety Coalition's safe gun storage map and the importance of this work as gun sales, stress, and isolation are on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report documents the first eight years of the Program for Injury Prevention, Education, and Research (the PIPER program), at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Over the past eight years, under the direction of Dr. Carol Runyan, the program has grown and realized many accomplishments in injury prevention research, training and education, and translation to practice. We take this opportunity to reflect and celebrate these accomplishments. Earlier this year Dr. Ashley Brooks-Russell took on the role of Director, and this report reflects that transition.
A new study by investigators from the Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research showed that efforts by hospitals to counsel parents on safe storage of guns and medications were successful in preventing youth suicide.
ColoradoSPH has joined with the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at CU Anschutz to focus on the question of public health ethics. A new website provides teaching resources and an opportunity to Ask and Ethicist.