Gun Violence Prevention as a Public Health Priority
October 26, 2020 4:00—5:00 p.m.
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Members of the UW–Madison community are welcome to participate in a panel discussion on the topic of firearms violence prevention as an issue of importance in public health. Please submit a question for panelists.
Introductory Remarks — Robert N. Golden, MD, Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Introduction of Panelists — Jonathan Temte, MD, MPH, Associate Dean of Public Health and Community Engagement
- Youth and Community Impact of Gun Violence and Preventive Measures: Anthony Cooper, Sr., CEO, Focused Interruption Coalition and VP of Strategic Partnership and Reentry Services, Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership
- Prevention of Firearm Injuries: Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Emergency Medicine
- Perspectives on Gun Violence Prevention from Law Enforcement: Jeff Kirchman, University of Wisconsin Police Department
- Public Health Issues Regarding Gun Use: Melissa Stiles, MD, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
- Risk and Protective Factors for Youth Exposed to Gun Violence: Alvin Thomas, PhD, UW–Madison School of Human Ecology
- Wisconsin’s Gun Hunting Heritage: Ashley Van Egtern, Assistant Administrator of Hunter Education, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Co-moderators will be Dr. Temte, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Elizabeth Petty, MD, and Director of Strategic Communications Robyn M. Perrin, PhD.