Michael B. Siegel Gun Violence Research

Michael B. Siegel

Michael Siegel is a physician who completed his residency in Preventive Medicine at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and trained in epidemiology for two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta before coming to Boston. His primary research interest is in the area of tobacco control, focusing on secondhand smoke health effects, exposure, and policies, cigarette advertising and marketing practices and their effects on youths, and evaluation of tobacco control policies and their impact on youth and adult smoking behavior. His primary teaching is in the areas of mass communication, marketing, and public health advocacy. He is a co-author of the book entitled “Marketing Public Health: Strategies to Promote Social Change,” that grew out of his teaching experience at the School. He has been active in promoting smoke-free bar and restaurant policies throughout the country and has served as an expert witness in several major tobacco litigation cases.


  • 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 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 4/1/2017Kalesan 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 10/10/2016Aaron DG, Siegel MB. Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Jan; 52(1):20-30. PMID: 27745783. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 9/1/2016Naimi TS, Ross CS, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Jernigan DH. Amount of Televised Alcohol Advertising Exposure and the Quantity of Alcohol Consumed by Youth. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2016 Sep; 77(5):723-9. PMID: 27588530. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 5/19/2016Siegel M, Rothman EF. Firearm Ownership and Suicide Rates Among US Men and Women, 1981-2013. Am J Public Health. 2016 Jul; 106(7):1316-22. PMID: 27196643. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 2/18/2016Siegel M, Galloway A, Ross CS, Binakonsky J, Jernigan DH. Jello Shot Consumption among Underage Youths in the United States. J Child Adolesc Subst Abuse. 2016; 25(3):188-193. PMID: 27087771. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 2/3/2016Kalesan B, Mobily ME, Vasan S, Siegel M, Galea S. The Role of Interpersonal Conflict as a Determinant of Firearm-Related Homicide-Suicides at Different Ages. J Interpers Violence. 2016 Feb 03. PMID: 26843182. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 10/19/2015Siegel M, Ross CS, Albers AB, DeJong W, King C, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. The relationship between exposure to brand-specific alcohol advertising and brand-specific consumption among underage drinkers–United States, 2011-2012. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2016; 42(1):4-14. PMID: 26479468. READ AT: PubMed
  • PUBLISHED ON 10/12/2015Siegel M, Ayers AJ, DeJong W, Naimi TS, Jernigan DH. Differences in alcohol brand consumption among underage youth by age, gender, and race/ethnicity – United States, 2012. J Subst Use. 2015 Nov 01; 20(6):430-438. PMID: 26557044. READ AT: PubMed

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