MSIH alum Dr. Joseph Sakran is now an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, specializing in trauma surgery.
He’s also a survivor of gun violence.
At age 17 he was shot in the throat after a high school football game. As both a trauma surgeon and a survivor of gun violence himself, he was recently interviewed by Chris Matthews on MSNBC regarding the gun violence epidemic in America and the recent mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California.
Watch the clip below to learn about Dr. Sakran’s unique take on gun violence as a public health epidemic.
If you’re interested in Dr. Sakran’s vision of working “at the intersection of medicine, public health, and public policy,” learn more about MSIH by requesting an admissions consultation below.