CHAAMPS forum on violence as a public health issue

 

What if the homicide rate is treated with the same approach as tobacco use or heart disease?

What happens when we start viewing violence as a public health issue? The Center for Healthy African American Men through Partnerships (CHAAMPS) recently hosted a forum to discuss this issue, relying on the expert opinions of Deborah Prothrow-Stith, a professor at Harvard’s School of Public Health; Brett Grant, director of policy and research for Voices for Racial Justice; Gretchen Musicant, health commissioner for the city of Minneapolis; and William Blair Anderson, chief of police for the city of St. Cloud.

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MPR News Host Tom Weber

The conversation was moderated by MPR News host Tom Weber and is now available online.

Listen to the conversation: http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/03/29/violence-as-public-health-issue