On today’s podcast we are going to discuss an unfortunately timely topic- firearms, research funding, and why doing nothing is no longer an option. Dara is joined by Dr. Megan Ranney, an Associate Professor at Brown University and injury prevention researcher. In this pod they discuss the demographics of gun violence in America, the restriction of federal funding for this research and why firearm prevention research is a public health issue. 

Articles discussed in this podcast include:

Frozen Funding on Firearm Research: “Doing Nothing Is No Longer an Acceptable Solution”

Funding and Publication of Research on Gun Violence and Other Leading Causes of Death

Silencing the Science on Gun Research

Trends in Research Publications About Gun Violence in the United States, 1960 to 2014