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Scope

Our multi-disciplinary group conducts research to prevent injuries through:

  • Communication and connection
  • Informed decision-making
  • Efficient and effective interventions in healthcare settings

Current Areas of Research

  • Firearm suicide
  • Emergency department care of suicidal adults
  • Firearm access in dementia
  • Older drivers

Online Educational Tools/Decision Aids

  • Lock to Live (for suicidal adults – addresses safer storage of firearms and other means for suicide)
  • Safety in Dementia (for caregivers – addresses firearm access, driving, and home safety)

Our Team


Emmy Betz, MD, MPH
Principle Investigator

Lauren Meador, MPH
Program Manager


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