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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


In the News



‘Lock To Live’ Offers Online Tool For Those In Crisis