Louis D. Brown Peace Institute’s Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

Mother's Day Walk for Peace

On May 14th, 2017, the Activist Lab and members of BUSPH, including students, alumni, and staff, came together to participate in the Mother’s Day Walk for Peace. The event first started in 1996 so mothers of murdered children could receive support and love from their neighbors. Twenty-one years later, the Mother’s Day Walk continues to … Continue reading “Louis D. Brown Peace Institute’s Mother’s Day Walk for Peace”

Published on May 26th, 2017 in Gun Violence Collaborative | Tags: ,

New Comprehensive National Database Advances Gun Policy Research

POSTED ON: May 18, 2017  TOPICS: guns While the number of firearms laws has nearly doubled in the US in the last 26 years, the increase has not been consistent, with some states even decreasing the number of laws, leading to an increasing disparity in the scope of laws potentially impacting violence, according to new research led … Continue reading “New Comprehensive National Database Advances Gun Policy Research”

Published on May 18th, 2017 in Gun Violence Collaborative | Tags: ,

Gun Violence: Resources to Take Action

In 2017 alone, there have already been 307 verified mass shootings in the US. More broadly, there have been more than 13,000 firearm-related deaths, more than 26,000 injuries, and more than 1,600 accidental shootings. While it is mass shootings that get the most attention, we must not forget that 93 Americans are killed by guns each day, three times … Continue reading “Gun Violence: Resources to Take Action”

Published on November 10th, 2016 in #ENOUGH | Tags: ,

Bindu Kalesan Gun Violence Research

Bindu

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 … Continue reading “Bindu Kalesan Gun Violence Research”

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Ziming Xuan Gun Violence Research

Ziming Xuan

Ziming Xuan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. He is also a faculty member of the Primary Care Academic Fellowship Program of Boston University School of Medicine, and a faculty member of the Injury Prevention Center at Boston Medical Center. He is … Continue reading “Ziming Xuan Gun Violence Research”

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