Faculty Expert Profile

Daniel Webster

  • Bloomberg Professor of American Health
  • Distinguished Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions


  • Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
  • Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research

Languages spoken

  • English

Daniel W. Webster is Bloomberg Professor of American Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He serves as Distinguished Scholar with the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions and is one of the nation's leading experts on firearm policy and the prevention of gun violence.

He is co-editor and contributor to Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis (JHU Press, 2013). Webster has published numerous articles on firearm policy, the prevention of gun violence, intimate partner violence, and youth violence prevention. He has studied the effects of a variety of violence prevention interventions including firearm and alcohol policies, street outreach and community violence intervention programs, and law enforcement efforts to combat violence. Webster teaches Understanding and Preventing Violence and Crafting Effective Solutions to Gun Violence: A Problem-Solving Seminar.

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Public health
New center merges gun violence research, policy, advocacy
Published March 30, 2022
Newly merged center to combine rigorous scientific research with public-policy advocacy expertise

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