The next webinar in the Injury Prevention through Policy series explores laws and policies known to reduce levels of firearm-related injuries. Presenter Jon S. Vernick of the National Public Health Law Center will discuss the scope of the problem; best practices, policies and programs for reducing firearm violence; and challenges in public health law related to firearms. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 22 from 2 – 3 p.m. (ET). Learn more.
Public Health Law Research will open its fifth call for proposals (CFP) in early June. Short-term studies are no more than 18 months long, and will be funded up to $150,000 each. More detailed instructions outlining the proposal elements, selection criteria and eligibility criteria will be released in June. Learn more about this opportunity.
Americans eat a lot of meat. Despite being less than one-twentieth of the world’s population, Americans consume about one-sixth of the meat in the world.