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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Gary Slutkin of Cure Violence answers questions at TEDMED 2013 about how the spread of violence can be interrupted, much the same way as we stop a communicable disease.

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