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Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH

Shannon Frattaroli

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH, is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she is a core faculty member with the Center for Gun Violence Solutions . At the School Dr. Frattaroli teaches courses in Public Health Policy Formulation, Implementation Research and Practice, and Qualitative Research Methods. Her research focuses on policy strategies for preventing injury and violence -- particularly firearm injuries. She is committed to assuring interventions are well-implemented once in place. Her work to advance policies designed to temporarily remove guns from people who are behaving dangerously through Extreme Risk Protection Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders is one example of her implementation research and practice work. Dr. Frattaroli’s work advances the translation of research findings to policy and practice. She mentors students and early career scientists who are interested in the intersection of research and practice. She holds a PhD and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.