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2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention

November 29–December 1

The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research is pleased to announce the 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention. This conference will highlight the current state of the science and research on firearm injury prevention across the lifespan.

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Call for Symposia and Abstracts

The Scientific Committee of the Conference is seeking symposia and abstract submissions on research encompassing all aspects of firearm injury prevention, and from a wide array of disciplines (i.e., public health, criminology, medicine, sociology, psychology, social work, nursing, engineering, economics, public policy, education, etc.), focus areas (i.e., suicide, youth violence, community violence, unintentional injury, intimate partner violence, school shootings, mass shootings, technology and firearms, police violence), along the translational research spectrum (i.e., epidemiology, risk and protective factors, primary prevention, secondary & tertiary prevention, policy, implementation), and focused at any level of the socio-ecological model (individual, family, community, or policy). We also invite abstracts focused on cross-cutting issues including novel data, design, and measurement methodology. There is particular interest in research addressing disparities in firearm injury outcomes.

Please note: Applications for travel awards that cover the cost of travel to the conference for researchers from underrepresented communities and/or those needing travel assistance will be released at a later date for researchers whose presentations are selected for inclusion in the conference.

Access Guidelines and Submission Details [PDF]

Submissions are due by Friday, June 17.

2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention

November 29–December 1, 2022
Washington, D.C. (in-person)

Organized by: RAND Corporation, University of Michigan, Columbia University

Funded by:

  • University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention (IFIP)
  • Joyce Foundation
  • Arnold Ventures
  • California Wellness Foundation
  • NIH-funded FACTS Consortium
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
  • National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research (NCGVR)
  • Tow Foundation
  • Columbia Scientific Union for the Reduction of Gun Violence (SURGE)
  • In coordination with federal partners

Executive Planning Committee Members:

  • Ruth Abaya (Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health)
  • Charles C. Branas (Columbia Univ./SURGE, Conference Co-chair)
  • Shani A. L. Buggs (UC Davis)
  • Patrick Carter (Univ. of Michigan)
  • Rebecca Cunningham (Univ. of Michigan/FACTS Consortium, Conference Co-chair)
  • Tim Daly (Joyce Foundation)
  • Jessi LaRose (Missouri Foundation for Health)
  • Barbara E. Lopez (NIJ)
  • Andrew R Morral (RAND/NCGVR, Conference Co-chair)
  • Sonali Rajan (Columbia Univ.)
  • Joseph B Richardson (Univ. of Maryland, College Park)
  • Ali Rowhani-Rabar (Univ. of Washington)
  • Tom Simon (CDC)
  • Asheley Van Ness (Arnold Ventures)
  • Joel Wallman (Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation)