Newsletter Archive

Winter 2023/24

February 2024 | Issue 61

Designing for better opioid use disorder care, and a public safety emergency declared.

January 2024 | Issue 60

2023 Year in Review, and a special virtual conference invitation.

December 2023 | Issue 59

Last month’s national firearm conference in Chicago, plus new training and faculty opportunities and a NEJM Double Take episode on safe storage.

Fall 2023

November 2023 | Issue 58

A recap of our Fall Gathering, and a new CDC MMWR on firearm homicides.

October 2023 | Issue 57

An expanding violence recovery program, and new funding opportunities from the CDC.

September 2023 | Issue 56

Reconnecting this fall, and a guide for how to cite the Center’s CDC funding.

Summer 2023

August 2023 | Issue 55

Hiring for two of our teams at the forefront of violence prevention and recovery.

July 2023 | Issue 54

Healing stories, creating a Safe Path to school, and why navigating healthcare can be like the Super Mario Bros. video game.

June 2023 | Issue 53

A success story, new CDC funding opportunities, and talking about gun violence from the public health perspective.

Spring 2023

May 2023 | Issue 52

SAVIR conference recap, upcoming webinars, and opportunities for career and funding.

April 2023 | Issue 51

An intersectional symposium, upcoming events, and a new online course.

March 2023 | Issue 50

Connecting online, expanding violence prevention efforts, and lots of events and opportunities.

Winter 2022/23

February 2023 | Issue 49

Community-driven research, and a Community Champion!

January 2023 | Issue 48

A banner year for the Penn Injury Science Center. Reflecting on the year behind us, and opportunities in the year ahead…

December 2022 | Issue 47

Celebrating a Community Action Board Member, plus lots of news and opportunities…

Fall 2022

November 2022 | Issue 46

The Penn Community Scholars Program has kicked off its seventh year, plus a new suicide prevention resource from the CDC.

October 2022 | Issue 45

Bringing community violence prevention to Penn, plus a handful of distinguished appointments for PISC Senior Scholars.

September 2022 | Issue 44

A message from our new Directors, an upcoming seminar, and community-based opportunities.

Summer 2022

August 2022 | Issue 43

A farewell from our Director, calling for a new PISC exploratory grant, and the Penn Community Scholars Program application now open to community organizations.

July 2022 | Issue 42

PISC welcomes CDC interns, the CDC releases the Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs) Report update for the program’s 35th anniversary, and a PISC Scholar is officially announced as a White House policy advisor.

June 2022 | Issue 41

Neighborhoods marching against gun violence, school absenteeism related to exposure to violence, and a new way to think about opioid disposal.