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University of Minnesota

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Division of Environmental Health Sciences,
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Box 807 Mayo
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

RESEARCH EFFORTS at CVPC

 


Violence Against Teachers: Etiology and Consequences


RO1 Funding/Support: National Institutes for Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Purpose: The major goals of this project are to identify the magnitude of work-related assaults and related risk factors through a two-stage effort, including a case-control study. (Principal Investigator: Susan Goodwin Gerberich, Ph.D.; Co-Investigators:  Timothy Church, Ph.D.; Patricia McGovern, Ph.D.; others.)

 


 

Minnesota Educators' Study: Violence Against Teachers

Comprehensive Study (PDF)
Cover letter
Survey instrument

Case-Control Study (PDF)
Cover letter
Survey instrument

Employer Validity Sub-Study (PDF)
Cover letter
Survey instrument

Health Care Validity Sub-Study (PDF)
Survey instrument
Cover letter
Consent form
Teacher letter

Conceptual Model (ppt)

Conceptual Model

 


 

Minnesota Nurses' Study: A Study of Risk Factors for Violence Against Nurses

RO1 Funding: National Institutes for Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Purpose: The major goals of this project are to identify the magnitude of work-related assaults and related risk factors through a two-stage effort, including a case-control study. (Principal Investigator: Susan Goodwin Gerberich, Ph.D.; Co-Investigators: George Maldonado, Ph.D.; Patricia McGovern, Ph.D.; Timothy Church, Ph.D., Helen Hansen, Ph.D.)

MINNESOTA NURSES' STUDY TOTAL CAUSAL MODEL (PowerPoint)

DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS

Comprehensive Study (Word documents)
Initial cover letter
Initial survey instrument

Case-Control Study (Word documents)
Initial cover letter
Initial survey instrument
Conceptual Model (Power Point)
Directed Acyclic Graph-Exposure of Interest,e.g., Environmental Design
Study Contact Information

Policy and Training Studies (Word document)
Full Causal Model: Policy and Training

Final Performance Report to the Sponsor (Word document)
Final Report


 

Epidemiological Study of Marijuana and Health: Injury Risk Factors

Funding/Support: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Drug Abuse/Kaiser Permanente (Principal Investigator: Stephen Sidney, M.D.).

Purpose:  To identify risk factors for injury (Principal Investigator: Susan Goodwin Gerberich, Ph.D.)

 


 

Violence Prevention Research Initiative/Collaboration with the Allina Foundation

The Center for Violence Prevention and Control collaborated with the Allina Foundation, by serving as a Technical Advisory Team, for six research projects aimed at identifying the magnitude of violence and relevant risk factors.

Research Efforts involving CVPC Interdisciplinary Faculty

A list of funded studies whose principal investigators are members of the Interdisciplinary research team.

Interdisciplinary Research Team

The Interdisciplinary Research Team includes individuals from many colleges and disciplines. Disciplines represented include: public health, epidemiology, nursing, law, psychology, sociology, social work, medicine, communications, public policy, human ecology, and education, as well as state level and local community members.

Publications by Interdisciplinary Research Team Members

Publications available from the Center for Violence Prevention and Control, as well as a bibliography of papers published by Interdisciplinary Team members.




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