Category Archives: Media Coverage

RESEARCH UPDATE: Mortality from gunshot wounds tied to distance to a trauma center

A recent article in the American Journal of Public Health reiterates the need for improved trauma services on the Southside of Chicago. By working with prominent health disparities researchers to look at mortality rates in vulnerable populations, Dr. Crandall shows … Continue reading

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Shot, then Shut Out in “In These Times”

Check out this really great article with good links to more information: http://inthesetimes.com/article/14709/shot_then_shut_out/ By Rebecca Burns: The nation finally took notice of Chicago’s epidemic of gun violence after 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was fatally shot January 29. Pendleton was the city’s 42nd victim … Continue reading

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