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April 1, 2020

PISC Senior Scholar Elinore Kaufman, MD, was recently published in The New York Times for an opinion piece called "Please, Stop Shooting. We Need the Beds.". Kaufman describes her ongoing experiences as a trauma surgeon in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic dealing...

March 30, 2020

PISC Senior Scholar Eugenia South, MD, and Colleague Raina Merchant, MD, have suggestions for getting outside safely during the current pandemic. South and Merchant highlight the role of spending time outside as a sustainable and proven approach to preserving mental he...

March 3, 2020

PISC Internal Advisory Board Member John MacDonald's research into the effects of local police surges on crime and arrests in New York City was highlighted in a recently published article in the New York Times. With recent attention drawn to the heavy usage of stop-and...

March 3, 2020

PISC Executive Board Member, Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN presented the William Shoemaker Honorary Lecture on the impact of gun violence on public health Tuesday, February 18th at the 49th Annual Critical Care Congress. Dr. Richmond's lecture addressed several sig...

February 27, 2020

The Stand Your Ground Project has a new website dedicated to supporting ongoing research into the effects of stand you ground laws by the University of Oxford and University of Pennsylvania. The Stand Your Ground Project is a collection of research led by researchers a...

February 26, 2020

A paper written by Katelin Hoskins, Unmesha Paladhi, Caitlin McDonald, and Alison Buttenheim was recently released in Pediatrics, titled Applying Behavioral Economics to Enhance Safe Firearm Storage. Hoskins et al. believe behavioral economic insights which apply key p...

February 24, 2020

A public health framework recognizes the physical and mental impacts of firearm violence while also focusing attention on the underlying causes. In an article co-authored by PISC Senior Scholar Elinore Kaufman, MD, and Executive Committee Member Therese Richmond, PhD,...

February 17, 2020

In a study led by PISC Past Trainee Beidi Dong, PhD, Dong et al. address two questions to understand whether and how place-based interventions targeting micro-geographic places can help to reduce the co-occurrence of violence and poor health. The first question Dong et...

February 15, 2020

It was another great training for the Botswana D43 Injury Research Training Program. Approaching year 4 of a 5-year grant of the Fogarty International Center, the D43 trainees are well on their way to success. While our current cohort of Independent Investigators, Thap...

February 5, 2020

In a recently published article written by PISC Senior Scholar Meghan Lane-Fall and colleagues, Lane-Fall offers commentary complementary to the global movement's efforts to increase women's representation in academic anesthesiology by presenting considerations for fos...

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D43 Training Program in Botswana

February 16, 2019