Monthly Archives: March 2017

Winner of the Jess Kraus Award highlights the importance of good policies in preventing gun violence


The Jess Kraus Award is given each year to the authors of the best paper published in Injury Epidemiology. This year’s winner- Assaults against U.S. law enforcement officers in the line-of-duty: situational context and predictors of lethality– was selected for its novelty, simplicity, clarity and potential impact on population health. In this guest blog, Editor-in-Chief Dr Guohua Li, chats with the lead author of the study, Dr Cassandra K. Crifasi on the importance of the paper. This blog originally appeared on the Springer Open Blog.

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