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Violence, Intervention and Prevention Center
The Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center works with faculty, staff, students and community partners at the University of Kentucky toward the mission of eliminating the perpetration of power-based personal violence, including sexual assault, partner violence and stalking.

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV)
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV), a research program of the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, was founded in 1992 to provide informed assistance to groups committed to understanding and preventing violence, particularly adolescent violence.

Harvard Injury Control Research Center
Focuses primarily on the interdisciplinary study of the causes and etiology of injury and its application for the development and evaluation of prevention and intervention strategies and policy. A multidisciplinary approach is taken for all research and training activities.

University of Pennsylvania, Firearm & Injury Center at Penn (FICAP)
Works to create safer communities through the systematic reduction of firearm injury and its repercussions to the individual, family, and society. FICAP seeks to achieve its mission by stimulating firearm injury research, supporting efforts to translate research findings into practice, and broadly disseminating information to policymakers.

Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP)
The VPRP is an organized research program of the University of California, Davis that addresses the causes, nature, and prevention of violence. Numerous firearm injury prevention research papers are available online from this site.


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