Bindu Kalesan Gun Violence Research


Bindu Kalesan, MPH, PhD, is a clinical epidemiologist and a biostatistician. Dr. Kalesan is interested in clinical and health outcomes research. Her work primarily explores cardiovascular and other long-term consequences in patients undergoing treatment for cardiac diseases, cancer, infectious diseases and trauma. She also focuses on public health consequences of firearm violence in the US and the short- and long- term effects of firearm injury survivorship.


  • PUBLISHED ON 6/17/2017Smith VM, Siegel M, Xuan Z, Ross CS, Galea S, Kalesan B, Fleegler E, Goss KA. Broadening the Perspective on Gun Violence: An Examination of the Firearms Industry, 1990-2015. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Jun 17. PMID: 28648260. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 6/8/2017Chimbetete C, Mugglin C, Shamu T, Kalesan B, Bertisch B, Egger M, Keiser O. New-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients receiving HIV care at Newlands Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe: retrospective cohort analysis. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Jul; 22(7):839-845. PMID: 28510998. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 5/18/2017Siegel M, Pahn M, Xuan Z, Ross CS, Galea S, Kalesan B, Fleegler E, Goss KA. Firearm-Related Laws in All 50 US States, 1991-2016. Am J Public Health. 2017 Jul; 107(7):1122-1129. PMID: 28520491. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 4/27/2017Kalesan B, Galea S. Patterns of gun deaths across US counties 1999-2013. Ann Epidemiol. 2017 May; 27(5):302-307.e3. PMID: 28528742. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 4/1/2017Kalesan B, Adhikarla C, Pressley JC, Fagan JA, Xuan Z, Siegel MB, Galea S. The Hidden Epidemic of Firearm Injury: Increasing Firearm Injury Rates During 2001-2013. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 01; 185(7):546-553. PMID: 28338922. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 12/6/2016Kalesan B, Lagast K, Villarreal M, Pino E, Fagan J, Galea S. School shootings during 2013-2015 in the USA. Inj Prev. 2016 Dec 06. PMID: 27923800. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 10/26/2016Niiranen TJ, Kalesan B, Hamburg NM, Benjamin EJ, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS. Relative Contributions of Arterial Stiffness and Hypertension to Cardiovascular Disease: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Oct 26; 5(11). PMID: 27912210. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 9/22/2016Kalesan B, Weinberg J, Galea S. Gun violence in Americans’ social network during their lifetime. Prev Med. 2016 Dec; 93:53-56. PMID: 27667339. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 7/16/2016Kalesan B, Fagan J, Galea S. Gun violence prevention – Authors’ reply. Lancet. 2016 Jul 16; 388(10041):234. PMID: 27479565. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 5/1/2016Kalesan B, Dabic S, Vasan S, Stylianos S, Galea S. Racial/Ethnic Specific Trends in Pediatric Firearm-Related Hospitalizations in the United States, 1998-2011. Matern Child Health J. 2016 May; 20(5):1082-90. PMID: 26645619. READ AT: PubMed

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