Presented by: Dr. Lauren Magee, assistant professor, Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IUPUI)
This research talk will discuss the nature of nonfatal firearm violence, individual and community-level outcomes, barriers to mental health services, and directions for future research.
- Participants will understand the nature of nonfatal firearm violence;
- Participants will understand the trauma associated with nonfatal firearm violence; and
- Participants will help identify how the field of social work can help improve connection with needed services for victims and families.
Dr. Lauren A. Magee is an assistant professor at the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. She received her Ph.D. in criminal justice from Michigan State University in 2018 and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Children’s Health Services Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2020.
Her interdisciplinary research intersects the fields of public health and criminal justice and focuses on how social determinants of health, poverty, and neighborhood dynamics influence violence and other health outcomes among adolescents and young adults.
She is a recipient of the Early Career Investigator Award (KL2) from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, which is funded in part by the National Institute of Health, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences Award, and was a recipient of the National Institute of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institution of Child Health & Human Development, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2019.
This event is sponsored by the IU School of Social Work and the Fairbanks School of Public Health.