Feb. 1 - On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, chair and professor of emergency medicine and associate dean for global health, will kick off the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Institute for World Affair's annual Fireside Forum. Dr. Hargarten will give a presentation titled, Inequality and Freedom from Violence, at 7 p.m.
Aug. 31 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten (Emergency Medicine; Associate Dean for Global Health; Director, Injury Research Center) tells WisconsinWatch (as reported in the Appleton Post Crescent) that restricting access to guns for young people would be an important step in curbing youth gun violence. He recommends background checks for all gun purchases noting that this step would cut access to firearms by young people. WisconsinWatch is published by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Post Crescent
July 28 - In an interview with Wisconsin Public Radio, Dr. Stephen Hargarten recommends that Milwaukee’s gun violence must be treated as a public health problem. WPR
July 24 - Dr. Mike McCrea and his team named one of the GE & NFL Head Health Challenge I winners for their innovative concussion research.
May 13 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten (Emergency Medicine; Associate Dean for Global Health) and Julie Halverson (Injury Research Center) call for a public health approach to reduce gun violence in Milwaukee in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opinion editorial. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 11 - Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, chair of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Julie Halverson, assistant director of the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, discuss gun violence and public health in this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel op-ed. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 7 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s PolitiFact cites research published in 2000 by MCW’s Firearm Injury Center that people who buy handguns are at a higher risk of committing suicide during the first week after the purchase. PolitiFact
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