COVID-19 Update:

As of June 2021, we have been contacting our families participating in the SchooBe, Detroit Trauma Project, and Critical Periods Studies to resume in-person sessions. We have implemented COVID-19 safety protocols in order to ensure the comfort and safety of all our participants! We appreciate your continued participation.


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Research Group

The Detroit Trauma Project is a group of investigators studying urban trauma based at the Wayne School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. The project focuses on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the clinical and physiological implications of trauma exposure.

Please see below to find about more about research opportunities you may be eligible for. We are currently recruiting for our Critical Periods Study and our Detroit Trauma Project Study.


Dr. Tanja Jovanovic


elected to the


"Wayne State University Academy of Scholars"

Membership in the Academy is the highest honor that may be bestowed upon a colleague by the WSU faculty!


get to know our research.

Our Studies

detroit trauma project

critical periods


SchooBe Study

in the media

"Sweating Provides Clues Into Who Develops PTSD--and Who Doesn't"