加里•斯拉金

像治疗传染病那样处理暴力事件

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加里•斯拉金医生用了十年多的时间在非洲防治结核病、霍乱和艾滋病等传染病。回到美国后, 他以为自己已经从残酷的传染病死亡中脱身。当他开始认真研究枪支犯罪时,他发现暴力的蔓延模式和感染性疾病的扩散模式相似。这是一个对很多社区所无奈接受的暴力问题的全新视角。斯拉金医生说,我们已经成功地防止了很多疾病,我们对暴力事件也可以这样做。

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Gary Slutkin · Epidemiologist

Could our culture have misdiagnosed violence? As the director of the initiative Cure Violence, Gary Slutkin approaches gunfire on neighborhood streets as a contagious disease, looking to science and public health for strategies to stop it.

Could our culture have misdiagnosed violence? As the director of the initiative Cure Violence, Gary Slutkin approaches gunfire on neighborhood streets as a contagious disease, looking to science and public health for strategies to stop it.