Online Program

Violence and Firearms (Social and Behavioral Health Epidemiology)

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Participants in this session will learn the role of violence and firearms in relationships and interventions to prevent such violence.
Session Objectives: Demonstrate the need for effective interventions for men who have sex with men (MSM) who experience sexual violence to mitigate their risk for HIV acquisition. Describe racial/ethnic disparities among women in the U.S. related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol use and the role of intimate partner violence (IPV) and ethnic minority stressors in this relationship. Discuss evidence-based primary prevention interventions to avert gang initiation among high-risk youth
Kathleen Brown, PhD, MPH, CHES

Introductory Remarks
Longitudinal trends in firearm related hospitalizations in the United States: Profile and outcomes during the years 2000 to 2008   
Min Kyeong Lee, DMD, Veerajalandhar Allareddy, MD, MBA, FAAP, Sankeerth Rampa, B.Tech, MBA, MPH, Romesh Nalliah, BDS and Veerasathpurush Allareddy, BDS, PhD, MBA
Posttraumatic stress disorder and alcohol misuse: Effects of partner violence and ethnic minority stressors   
Sherry Lipsky, PhD, MPH, Mary Kernic, PhD, MPH, Qian Qiu, MBA and Deborah S. Hasin, PhD
Early life and social factors associated gang involvement among street-involved youth: A gender-based analysis   
Brandon Marshall, PhD, Kora DeBeck, PhD, Annick Simo, Thomas Kerr, PhD and Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FRCPC
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Medical Care, Mental Health

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