December 28, 2022 by
Lucy Gardner Carson
Christian Pulcini, M.D., M.Ed., M.P.H.
(DECEMBER 28, 2022) Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Christian Pulcini, M.D., M.Ed., M.P.H., an attending physician in pediatric emergency medicine at the UVM Medical Center and Children’s Hospital, published a commentary titled “We Can Prevent Firearm Tragedies — a Call to Action” in VTDigger.
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“I am a pediatric emergency medicine physician, a parent, a firearm injury researcher, a firearm owner, and a concerned citizen,” he wrote. “It is only a matter of time before a firearm tragically takes the life of another one of our children, so I am joining in the call for lawmakers and the governor to act … I also study firearm injury and the long-term trauma it causes on the children who survive a shooting. Based on my experience and knowledge, I know that these injuries are preventable if we adopt and implement evidence-based public health strategies and public policy.”