3:45 p.m. Background and Charge to the Committee

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

4:15 p.m. Committee Discussion with Sponsor
5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Strategies and Criteria to Prioritize a Research Agenda

Seattle–King County Health Department


Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Department of Global Health
University of Washington

5:30 p.m. Committee Discussion with Panelists
6:00 p.m. Adjourn

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Room 100

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Firearms are often a factor in both self-directed and interpersonal violencerelated deaths and injuries, and understanding more about the relationship between firearms and violence is essential to improving population health and safety. Critical information is needed to improve our understanding of how best to prevent firearm-related violence and its consequences, including

Conducting research to identify risks and protective factors for gun violence to guide effective prevention strategies.

Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions to prevent gun-related violence, including those likely to have the greatest public health impact.

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