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Friday, February 23, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
Friedgen Student Lounge, Rm 2236

Join School of Public Health faculty, staff and students Friday, February 23 for an urgent conversation on gun violence and how we can reduce shootings and save lives.

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has tragically joined the string of school violence that is weighing heavily on our hearts and minds, both as individuals and as public health professionals.  These tragedies compel us to come together as a community and work urgently to shape policy and procedures that will reduce gun violence and protect children.  

What lessons can we learn from tragedies like the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida so that there can be fewer of them?

Can we implement a new approach to reducing gun violence — a public health strategy, as the NYT's Nickolas Kristof urges? 

SPH Dean Boris Lushniak, Dr. Woody Kessel, Dr. Amy Sapkota and Dr. Stephen Thomas will lead a conversation on the topic and invite the participation of students, faculty and staff. 

Please share with others who would like to join the conversation. 

Event Type: 
Student Events