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Dr. Jessica Beard Joins Temple Update to Discuss Recently Published Research on Firearm Violence in Philadelphia during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Jessica H. Beard, MD, MPH, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Trauma Research at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, joined Temple Update to discuss a recent research letter published in JAMA in which she led a team of researchers, including Drs. Amy J. Goldberg and Zoe Maher, who found a significant and sustained increase in firearm violence in Philadelphia following the enactment of COVID-19 containment policies. Dr. Beard also discussed approaching firearm violence as a public health issue as well as addressing its root causes as part of the Temple Update interview.