Gun violence is a national public health crisis. As an academic public health community, we have a fundamental role in advancing long-term solutions to this epidemic. This program will convene members of the ASPPH Gun Violence Prevention Task Force to discuss actions that we can take, with a focus on four core areas of intervention, including education and training, research, policy and advocacy, and practice.

This event is cohosted with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

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  • Linda Degutis

    Lecturer, Yale University School of Public Health

  • David Hemenway

    Director, Harvard Injury Control Research Center; Professor of Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Laura Magaña

    President & CEO, ASPPH

  • Corinne Peek-Asa

    Vice Chancellor for Research, UC San Diego

  • John A. Rich

    Director, Rush BMO Institute for Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center

  • Jennifer Mascia

    Senior News Writer, The Trace (MODERATOR)

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