24 min

S3E16 / Gun Violence in America / Violence Is Contagious IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH with Dr. Celine Gounder

    • Science

Gun violence isn’t random. Both guns and violence spread like infectious diseases through social networks—in the real world and online. Understanding how gun violence spreads can help us control the contagion. Guests: Gary Slutkin, Founder of Cure Violence, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and TEDMED 2013 speaker; Andrew Papachristos, Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University; Desmond Patton, Associate Professor of Social Work at Columbia University; and Tomás Ortiz, former Latin Kings gang member and now violence interrupter in Chicago. | www.insicknessandinhealthpodcast.com

Gun violence isn’t random. Both guns and violence spread like infectious diseases through social networks—in the real world and online. Understanding how gun violence spreads can help us control the contagion. Guests: Gary Slutkin, Founder of Cure Violence, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and TEDMED 2013 speaker; Andrew Papachristos, Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University; Desmond Patton, Associate Professor of Social Work at Columbia University; and Tomás Ortiz, former Latin Kings gang member and now violence interrupter in Chicago. | www.insicknessandinhealthpodcast.com

24 min