Sandro Galea

Sandro Galea, a physician and an epidemiologist, is dean and professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. Prior to his appointment at Boston University, Galea served as the Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health where he launched several new educational initiatives and substantially increased its focus on six core areas: chronic, infectious, injury, lifecourse, psychiatric/neurological, and social epidemiology.

Table full of guns at gun show

Why Is It Again that the US Doesn’t Study Gun Violence?

The dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health argues that the relatively limited data the United States’ has available about firearms and firearm violence prevents any serious policy prescriptions from arising. A law that prevents the CDC from funding research that might support gun control has scared all federal funders from touching the issue.

7 years ago