Research seminar: February 19, 2021


Public health solutions to preventing gun violence: Opportunities and challenges in 2021 and beyond

February 19, 2021

Daniel W. Webster, ScD, MPH
Bloomberg Professor of American Health in Violence Prevention, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Prevention and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Webster is one of the nation’s leading experts on firearm policy and the prevention of gun violence.

He is co-editor and contributor to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis (JHU Press, 2013). He has published numerous articles on firearm policy, the prevention of gun violence, intimate partner violence, and youth violence prevention.

He has studied the effects of a variety of violence prevention interventions including firearm and alcohol policies, policing strategies, street outreach and conflict mediation, and school-based curricula.

Dr. Webster teaches Understanding and Preventing Violence and Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy.