As interest grows in addressing pediatric firearm injuries — the second-leading cause of death for young people, researchers list the most urgent priorities for study.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's primary care, biomedical and mental health researchers, and the findings and opinions of the 600 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI.
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