June 2023
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On June 5 in Washington, D.C., April M. Zeoli, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of public health and policy core director at the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, testified before a Congressional forum on gun violence. In her testimony, Zeoli highlighted several firearm laws that research has shown are associated with reductions in firearm death, including extreme risk protection orders, safe storage laws, firearm purchaser licensing laws, and extending domestic violence restraining order firearm restrictions to dating partners.
According to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine by Steven Broglio, Ph.D., A.T.C., professor of kinesiology, women’s gymnastics has the highest rate of preseason concussion of all NCAA sports, with women gymnasts experiencing concussions at a rate 50% higher than football players.
Chad Ellimoottil, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of urology, was named a healthcare IT influencer by HealthTech. The magazine highlights the leadership and hard work of 30 healthcare IT influencers driving innovation, equity, and change in the digital health space
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A new study shows LGBT adults remain significantly more likely than others to report going without health care because of cost despite closing gaps in health insurance coverage itself. The health insurance landscape has changed dramatically, including significant improvements in health equity, yet the drivers of that change should have also reduced barriers for LGBT people, according to Thomas Buchmueller, Ph.D., professor of business, and co-authors.
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