Posted on 21 Feb 2017 by Goldfarb Team
In January, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College hosted a screening of the documentary, “Newtown,” which chronicles the aftermath of the mass shooting of 20 elementary school children and six educators in that Connecticut town on Dec. 14, 2012. Following the screening, a panel of health care and community professionals shared views on how gun violence has emerged as a public health crisis. The panelists also provided suggestions on how health care professionals and community constituents could work together to help reduce violence and improve the quality of life in St. Louis.
Dr. Kathleen Thimsen, assistant professor at Goldfarb School of Nursing, moderated the panel. Panel guests included:
Panelists outlined how community members can work together to help reduce extreme gun violence, like the mass shooting at Newtown, as well as day-to-day gun violence in all communities.
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Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College