Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers

How can journalism, the creative arts, and public health work together to say #Enough? At the Global Health Storytelling event Gun Violence: Beyond the Numbers, activists discussed the personal and societal impacts of gun violence and the need to reframe and advance dialogues. #Enough. After the Orlando nightclub massacre of 49 people in June 2016, Boston … Continue reading “Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers”

Published on September 28th, 2017 in #ENOUGH | Tags: , , , ,

Gun Laws Requiring Domestic Abusers to Surrender Firearms Could Save Lives

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POSTED ON: September 18, 2017 TOPICS: dating abuse, domestic abuse, domestic violence, Gun control, gun violence, guns, Intimate partner violence The mass shooting in Plano, Texas, this month was the deadliest of 2017. It also fit a pattern: The shooter had targeted his estranged wife and her friends and family—and had a history of intimate partner violence (IPV). Now, a new study led … Continue reading “Gun Laws Requiring Domestic Abusers to Surrender Firearms Could Save Lives”

Published on September 18th, 2017 in Research | 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: ,

Bindu Kalesan Gun Violence Research

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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”

Published on November 10th, 2016 in Gun Violence Collaborative, Research | Tags: ,

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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