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Dr. Sakran makes frequent appearances in print and on television. He has written numerous opinion pieces for The Atlantic and CNN.com, and his work has been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, MSNBC, CNN, The Israeli Times, O Magazine, and The Pell Center’s Story in the Public Square. He has also testified multiple times in front of Congress on gun violence prevention

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C-SPAN via Brady: United Against Gun Violence, February 8, 2019

House Committee on the Judiciary February 6, 2019

The Atlantic, July 11, 2019

“‘I see more gunshot wounds as a trauma surgeon here in the United States per week than I did when I was serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan,’ says Dr. Mallory Williams, chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at Howard University Hospital. ‘There’s no question about it.’”

Armas de fuego: ¿Enfrenta Estados Unidos una crisis de salud pública?

CNN, August 8, 2019

Why Doctors Are Taking on the NRA

The Atlantic, July 11, 2019

“‘I see more gunshot wounds as a trauma surgeon here in the United States per week than I did when I was serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan,’ says Dr. Mallory Williams, chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at Howard University Hospital. ‘There’s no question about it.’”

Armas de fuego: ¿Enfrenta Estados Unidos una crisis de salud pública?

CNN, August 8, 2019

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5 Unanswered Medical Questions About Coronavirus

ABC News, August 23, 2020

“‘For the vaccine to be effective, the public would also need to be willing to be vaccinated, especially in the case of rapid ‘emergency use authorizations,’ Dr. Joseph Sakran, a trauma surgeon and public health expert at Johns Hopkins Hospital, told ABC News. ‘The public has to know that the vaccine being produced is safe and effective. It will be critical that the cornerstone pieces of the normal process are incorporated prior to issuing an emergency use authorization for a vaccine product.’ "

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5 ANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

AUGUST 2020 "For the vaccine to be effective, the public would also need to be willing to be vaccinated, especially in the case of rapid "emergency use authorizations," Dr. Joseph Sakran, a trauma surgeon and public health expert at Johns Hopkins Hospital, told ABC News. Read more. 

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BUYING A GUN ISN'T THE ANSWER TO CORONAVIRUS

MARCH 2020 Americans are responding to the growing coronavirus pandemic by stocking up on essentials like toilet paper, eggs, milk -- and deadly guns and ammunition. Read more.  

THE GOOD FIGHT

JANUARY 2020 Joseph V. Sakran, MD, could

tell the students weren’t really listening to his statistics about gun violence. Read More.

STANDING UP TO THE NRA, AMERICAN PHYSICIANS DEMAND VOICE IN GUN CONTROL DEBATE

DECEMBER 2018 In recent weeks social media has been awash in bloody hospital scenes. Grouped under the #ThisIsOurLane hashtag, the photos and videos are posted by American physicians and nurses who want the public to see the aftermath of treating victims of gun violence. Read more. Read more.