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Gun-Related Deaths Increased During the Pandemic

New CDC data show that gun homicides and suicides surged to record highs during the pandemic and took a disproportionate toll on Black Americans. How can we reverse this trend?

Gun Violence Faculty

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of gun violence? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Daniel Webster
Health Policy and Management

Daniel Webster, ScD '91, MPH, studies policies and programs intended to reduce gun violence and teaches public health approaches to violence prevention.

Cassandra Crifasi
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management

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

Jon Vernick
Health Policy and Management

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH '94, promotes and evaluates the ways the law can be used as a tool to promote public health, particularly in the areas of injury and violence prevention.

Shannon Frattaroli
Health Policy and Management

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD '99, MPH '94, translates evidence about injury and violence prevention into policies and practices that will create safe places for people to thrive.