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October 23, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Mazurek Medical Education Commons Room 240/24 | Map
320 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free

Hosted by the Wayne State University School of Medicine's Women in Medicine & Science Group, this special interactive discussion will include:

Research needed to understand the root causes of gun violence, identify those at risk, and determine the most effective strategies for firearm injury prevention.

How to engage firearm owners and individuals at risk, as well as why public engagement is critical to developing programs and policies.

Featuring Stephanie Bonne, M.D. FACS, assistant professor of Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She is the medical director of the Hospital Based Violence Intervention Program, which was initiated in July 2017 at University Hospital. She also serves as the surveillance core director of the New Jersey Center for Gun Violence Research at Rutgers University. She is the co-chair of the American Medical Women’s Association Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and participates in the APHA’s Interdisciplinary Gun Violence Prevention Workgroup.

Free and open to all, register at https://rsvp.wayne.edu/this-is-everyone-s-lane-gun-violence-as-a-public-health-issue.

For more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Mendez, Ph.D. at 313-577-2125.