NCPHA Lunch and Learn Webinar Series



Firearm Injuries and Prevention Opportunities:  An Expert Panel Discussion

Friday, September 24

12:00 - 1:00 pm

 Recording of Webinar


Sue Anne Pilgreen:  Pitt County Firearm Safety Coalition

Shana Geary:  Firearm Injuries in North Carolina

David Johnson:  Bull City United

Kurt Michael:  CALM North Carolina (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means)


In this hour-long webinar participants will learn about the latest surveillance and prevention activities occurring both statewide and at the local level.  Experts will present on statewide trends; the CALM (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means) intervention, an emergency department focused prevention program; development of county Gun Safety Teams working locally to encourage safe use and storage of firearms; and Bull City United, a local effort in Durham to intervene in the community to stop escalation of injuries after a violent event.  Following the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from others in a moderated discussion. 



Phillip Cook, Professor emeritus, Duke University, Sanford Public Policy


Data Trends: Shana Geary, Epidemiologist, NC Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch

CALM Prevention Initiative: Kurt Michael, Professor, Appalachian State University

Gun Safety Team Initiative: Sue Anne Pilgreen, Pitt County/Vidant Health

Bull City United:  David Johnson  


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