Opinion: To reduce gun violence, treat it as a public health issue

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 19, 2023 11:40 AM CT | Published: July 19, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Martin Croce
Guest Columnist

Martin Croce

Martin Croce, MD, is the chief medical officer for Regional One Health. Dr. Croce transitioned to this administrative role in August 2018 after a lengthy and distinguished career in one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States – the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One Health. As chief medical officer, Dr. Croce oversees quality, medical research, medical staff services, regulatory readiness and infection prevention for the system.

“The debate must be removed from the political arena. Focus must remain on addressing gun violence as a public health problem.”


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