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Assistant Professor

Cassandra Crifasi, PhD '14, MPH, studies how evidence-based policies and programs can reduce violence and advance equity.

Contact Info

624 N. Broadway, Hampton House 593

Research Interests

Gun violence prevention; gun policy; policy evaluation; occupational injury prevention and control
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Drexel University School of Public Health
Central Washington University
Dr. Cassandra Crifasi is an Assistant Professor in the department of Health Policy and Management. She is the Deputy Director of the Center for Gun Violence Prevention and Policy and a core faculty member in the Center for Injury Research and Policy. Dr. Crifasi’s research focuses broadly on public safety including injury epidemiology and prevention, gun violence and policy, attitudes and behaviors of gun owners, and underground gun markets.
Honors & Awards
American Journal of Public Health Editor’s Choice Award Best Papers of the Year, 2018 NIH Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program Award, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, 2017 – 2019 The Jess Kraus Award in 2016 – Injury Epidemiology, 2017 Phi Beta Kappa - Alpha Chapter of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, 2015 The Alison Snow Jones Prize, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2014 Susan P. Baker Scholarship in Injury Prevention, Johns Hopking Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2013 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Pre-Doctoral Fellowship - Occupational Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, 2013 and 2010 National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Pre-Doctoral Training Fellowship - Interdisciplinary Research Training on Violence in the Family, 2012 and 2011 Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health, Beta Omega Chapter, Drexel University, 2010
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