Updated: Feb 18
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
2:00 PM3:00 PM
WATCH THE REPLAY: https://www.datafoundation.org/events-list/improving-data-infrastructure-to-reduce-firearms-violence/2021
NORC at the University of Chicago, the Data Foundation, Arnold Ventures and the National Prevention Science Coalition (NPSC) are jointly hosted a virtual event on the Tuesday, October 19th. The event, titled, “Improving Data Infrastructure to Reduce Firearms Violence” featured six brief presentations and nine speakers. The roles and a brief description of each speakers’ remarks is described below. Each panelist had about 7 minutes to present and each panel will respond to two questions, from the audience or from the panel chair, at the chair’s discretion. The panels discussed:
The Role of Data and Evidence in 21st Century Policymaking: This panel described changes in the role of data and evidence in federal policymaking.
Gaps in the US Firearms Data Infrastructure and How to Fix Them: This panel examined the strengths and limitations of existing data collections around firearms injury and violence in public health and criminal justice.
Cathy Barber, Senior Researcher, Harvard School of Public Health's Injury Research Center
Philip Cook, ITT/Sanford Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Duke University
Nick Hart, President, Data Foundation
Walter Katz, Vice President of Criminal Justice, Arnold Ventures
Steve Marshall, Professor of epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Director of the UNC Injury Prevention Research Centre
Susan Parker, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Nancy Potok, CEO, NAPx Consulting, Former Chief Statistician of the United States
John Roman, Senior Fellow, NORC/National Prevention Science Coalition
Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA 3rd District)