Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

April 21, 2015
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus

Join us for a yearlong look at one of our greatest public health challenges: death and injury as a result of gun violence.

We welcome anyone from the university or greater community who wants to better understand the issues surrounding gun violence and who wants to get involved in the effort to address this public health crisis.

Photo Album



Remarks from special guest, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay


“The Gun Violence Public Health Crisis: What it means and what we need to do”
Alan Leshner, PhD
CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science and chair, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council study committee

Panel conversation and Q&A

Edward F. Lawlor, PhD
Dean, Brown School


James Clark
Vice President, Better Family Life

Robert “Bo” Kennedy, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

Becky Morgan
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Nancy L. Staudt, JD, PhD
Dean, Washington University School of Law

Please join us for a reception immediately following the program

Event parking and directions