Current CDC-Funded Injury Control Research Centers, 2017
The CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control funds 10 Injury Control Research Centers across the country.
The center’s serve as training centers for public health professionals and information centers for the public.
These multidisciplinary research centers use research, education, and prevention programs to address all areas of injury control- prevention, acute care, and rehabilitation.
- Columbia University
- Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
- University of Iowa
- University of Michigan
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Rochester Medical Center
- West Virginia University
National Centers of Excellence on Youth Violence
With homicide still serving as the third leading cause of death, youth violence remains a key public health issue.
The National Centers of Excellence bring academic institutions and communities together to collaboratively stop violence and promote healthy safe environments for youth. These six centers are funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence
- Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention
- Denver National Center of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention
- University of Louisville Youth Violence Prevention Center
- Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center
- Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development
All six centers are also a part of the ACE Network, a collaborative group that promotes and encourages the efforts of four specific workgroups:
- Evaluation and indicators,
- Implementation and fidelity
Additional information about the ACE Network and additional CDC-funded violence prevention initiatives can be found on the CDC Violence Prevention site.