Violence Prevention: Guns, Public Health, and Health Care.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
4:30 p.m.–6 p.m. (doors open at 4 p.m.)
Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston

Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People Provided

#PHForum2018

Live-Streaming Available During Event

Violence is a significant—and preventable—public health problem in the United States. This forum will address the risk factors of violence, the importance of promoting prevention over punishment, the impact of police and domestic violence in communities of color, and the contribution of firearms to violence. To prevent violence, we must understand why it is happening, whom it involves, and how the drivers of violence can be addressed. This forum is a step in that direction.

Cohosted with Boston University School of Social Work.

Speaker

Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD WebDeborah B. Prothrow-Stith, Dean, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

 

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