Every day in the United States, more than 326 people are shot, resulting in nearly 80,000 injuries and 39,000 premature deaths each year. All of these firearm injuries and deaths are preventable. University of Michigan School of Public Health faculty are leading the way to address the gun violence epidemic. April Zeoli played a pivotal role in the enactment of “red flag” laws in Michigan. Justin Heinze leads training and initiatives through the National Center for School Safety and the Michigan School Safety Initiative. Marc Zimmerman addresses youth violence, promoting positive community engagement. Read about this important work and more in this issue of Findings magazine.

Findings is the alumni magazine of the University of Michigan School of Public Health and is published twice each year.