- Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Dr. Heinze is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. Dr. Heinze is the Director of the National Center for School Safety, the faculty lead for Public Health IDEAS for Preventing Firearm Injury, and principal investigator of the Healthy Minds Study. As a Co-Investigator with the MI-YVPC, he brings his extensive experience evaluating community-based interventions for youth violence prevention and firearm injury. He was also a co-investigator on the NICHD-Funded Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) consortium, which defined a comprehensive research agenda to guide the next 5 years of research to prevent firearm violence among children and teens.