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Gun Violence Is Topic for Thursday’s Lourie Lecture
On Thursday, Oct. 13, Daniel Webster will deliver the 28th Annual Herbert Lourie Memorial Lecture on Health Policy, titled “A Roadmap for Reducing Gun Violence in America.” Webster is a professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he also serves as director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, deputy director for research for the Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence and core faculty of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.
Webster is one of the nation’s leading experts on firearm policy and the prevention of gun violence. He has published numerous articles on firearm policy, youth gun acquisition and carrying, the prevention of gun violence, intimate partner violence and adolescent violence prevention. He has studied the effects of a variety of violence prevention interventions, including state firearm and alcohol policies, policing strategies, street outreach and conflict mediation, public education campaigns and school-based curricula.
Webster received a master of public health degree from the University of Michigan and his Sc.D. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
This year’s lecture will be held at 4 p.m. in the Dr. Paul and Natalie Strasser Legacy Room, 220 Eggers Hall. If you plan on attending this year’s lecture, please RSVP here.
The lecture is free and open to the public. If you are unable to attend the lecture, it will be live-streamed and available for viewing on this webpage.
For more information about the Lourie Lecture, please contact Katrina Wingle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.3114.