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Evidence-Driven Approaches to Preventing Firearm Deaths


Deaths from firearm violence remain stubbornly high in the U.S. Those most affected include youth under the age of 20, for whom firearm violence is now the top cause of death, and Black men. Black teens and young men ages 18-34 account for 2% of the population but 36% of all firearm homicide fatalities. Calls […]

The Toll it Takes: Gun Violence and Public Health in the US

ARCH Building - Room 108 3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia

Dr. Dan Semenza is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and the Department of Urban-Global Health at Rutgers University, as well as Director of Interpersonal Violence Research at the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center. Presenting "The Toll it Takes: Gun Violence and Public Health in the US," the Penn […]


Community Safety as a Social Determinant of Health: A Workshop


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement will conduct a hybrid public workshop December 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, and December 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, to discuss various dimensions of violence and community safety in the United States. This workshop will bring together researchers, practitioners, leaders, […]