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Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue: Effective Messaging

Webinar //


May 01 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST


MEMBER PERK Watch the recorded webinar (requires APHA member login).

Brought to you by APHA's Intersectional Council Gun Violence Prevention Working Group, this webinar for APHA members will give an overview of gun violence as a public health issue, outline ways to communicate that important message and highlight examples of local level advocacy.

Topics covered in the webinar include:

  • Why gun violence prevention is a critical public health issue.
  • Evidence-based research that validates a public health approach.
  • Research-based messages.
  • What we don't know, research voids, funding requirements and need.
  • Lessons learned at a local level.


Linda Deguitis, APHA Past President (moderator)

David Hemenway, Director of Harvard Injury control Research Center, Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health

Beth Joslin Roth, Executive Director, Safe Tennessee Project

Note: Only APHA members can participate in this webinar and others in the series. Not a member? Join today!

Questions? Contact Holly Grosholz.