Bloomberg Professor of American Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH, is Bloomberg Professor of American Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he directs the Center for Gun Violence Prevention and Policy. Dr. Webster is one of the nation’s leading experts on the prevention of gun violence and has published widely on gun policy, community violence prevention, youth violence, intimate partner violence, suicide, and substance abuse.
He is the lead editor and a contributor to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis. Dr. Webster’s research has informed policies to reduce gun violence at the local, state, and federal level. He previously led Baltimore’s Homicide Review Commission and the Johns Hopkins-Baltimore Collaborative for Violence Reduction. His awards include the American Public Health Association’s David Rall Award for science-based advocacy (2015), Baltimore City’s Health Equity Leadership Award (2016), Pioneer Award from the Injury Free Coalition for Kids (2017), and Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Alumni Award (2017).