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Minnesota’s Gaylord Anderson Lecture Examines Guns and Public Health

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Gaylord Anderson Memorial Lecture presents:

“What does public health have to do with guns?”
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Campus

Featuring Dr. David Hemenway, Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. David Hemenway, is an economist and professor at Harvard School of Public Health. He is director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, former director of the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, and former president of the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research. He received the Excellence in Science award from the American Public Health Association and fellowships from the Pew, Soros, and Robert Wood Johnson foundations. In 2012 he was recognized by the CDC as one of the twenty “most influential injury and violence professionals over the past 20 years.” In 2013 he received a Commissioner’s Commendation from the Boston Police Commissioner for exemplary services to the people of Boston. Dr. Hemenway has written more than 195 journal articles and five books including “While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention” (U California Press 2009). Dr. Hemenway has received ten Harvard teaching awards.


University of Minnesota Twin Cities – East Bank
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall
300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

This lecture will be available to view via live-stream the day of the event. A recording of the lecture will be available on the School’s YouTube channel.

One (1) continuing education hour is available for this event.

Registration by June 2 is requested.

This yearly lecture is held in memory of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s first dean, Gaylord Anderson.