Gary Slutkin

What if we treated violence like a contagious disease?

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About Gary Slutkin

Dr. Gary Slutkin is an epidemiologist, an innovator in violence reduction, and the Founder/ Executive Director of Cure Violence, formerly known as CeaseFire. He previously served as Medical Director for the San Francisco Health Department Tuberculosis Program, and worked for the World Health Organization reversing epidemics, including Uganda’s AIDS program, the only country to have reversed its AIDS epidemic.

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Does violence spread like a disease? Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin of Cure Violence says the issue has been misdiagnosed, and instead created science-based strategies that aim to stop violence before it erupts.

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