Gun Violence: The Health Care Provider’s Role in Prevention Webinar

Title: Gun Violence: The Health Care Provider’s Role in Prevention

Date Recorded: June 4, 2013

Description: Health care providers play an important role in protecting the safety of their patients by preventing gun violence. This webinar will review the impact of gun violence on families in the United States and discuss evidence-based approaches to gun violence prevention.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify policy strategies for reducing gun violence.
  • Identify evidence-based approaches to youth and family violence prevention.
  • Describe ways in which health care providers can engage in active firearm violence prevention in practice.


  • Denise Dowd, MD, MPH, PEM, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Patrick Tolan, PhD, Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia; Director, Youth-Nex: The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development
  • Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH, Professor of Health Policy and Management; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
  • Susan McCormick Hadley, MPH, BS, Adjunct Faculty, University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Practice and Community Health