From Kate Gold on the science of violence at IOM meeting

While we are still tuning up our blog (I feel President Obama’s pain with the healthcare roll out) this came from Dr. Kate Gold. We always love good news in the gun violence struggle.                -Jerry She wrote: The Institute of Medicine held their annual meeting in Washington DC on October 21, 2013.  Each year, the meeting […]

From Jerry Walden, African-American woman shot in MI, but Election win in VA.

Docs- The last few days have been important ones for the public health approach to gun violence. We lost a young African-American woman to a Stand Your Ground type response in Michigan. Yet another loss that was based on what Bill Alt of Interfaith Council for Peace and others are calling the “culture of fear”. […]

Violence in Your ER, Talks to U-M and WSU Medical Students, and Stand Your Ground at County Commission.

Title: Violence in Your ER, Talks to U-M and WSU Medical Students Docs- What follows will be part of the newly energized PPGV Blog- Please write to Andy or Me to join in with your Gun Violence story or message! Go to to view the entire blog. Children raised in a Violent Environment Found […]