Center & Institute Affiliations
Alexander McCourt, JD, PhD ’19, MPH, examines firearm policy, opioid policy, and other areas affected by the relationships between law and the public’s health.
Experiences & Accomplishments
- McCourt AD, Crifasi CK, Stuart EA, Vernick JS, Kagawa RMC, Wintemute GJ, Webster DW. Purchaser Licensing, Point-of-Sale Background Check Laws, and Firearm Homicide and Suicide in 4 US States, 1985-2017. Am J Public Health. 2020;110(10):1546-1552. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2020.305822.
- McCourt AD, Sunshine G, Rutkow L. Judicial Opinions Arising from Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Activities. Health Secur. 2019;17(3):240-247.
- McCourt AD, Vernick JS. Law, ethics, and conversations between physicians and patients about firearms in the home. AMA Journal of Ethics. 2018;20(1):69–76. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.1.hlaw1-1801.
- McCourt AD, Vernick JS, Betz ME, Brandspigel S, Runyan CW. Temporary Transfer of Firearms From the Home to Prevent Suicide: Legal Obstacles and Recommendations. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(1):96-101.