Kevin Rix, PHD, MPH

Co-Investigator, Incorporation of a Health Equity Approach to Hospital Violence Intervention Programs: The Integration of a Community and Hospital Based Initiatives to Reduce Gun Violence in a Large Metropolitan Area

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science and in the McGovern Medical School in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

kevin.rix@uth.tmc.edu

Dr. Kevin Rix, PhD, MPH is a Co-Investigator for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston project “Incorporation of a Health Equity Approach to Hospital Violence Intervention Programs: The Integration of a Community and Hospital Based Initiatives to Reduce Gun Violence in a Large Metropolitan Area.” He is a member of the Data and Methods workgroup for the Community Firearm Violence Prevention Network.

Dr. Kevin Rix is an injury prevention scientist with joint appointments in the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science and Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Rix’s work focuses on understanding injury risk behaviors, and associated ways to prevent injuries.

He is a trained injury epidemiologist and his work in firearms focuses on understanding how characteristics of where and when a person lives increases or decreases their risk of injury. Dr. Rix’s work focuses on understanding injury data and being able to translate it to the injury prevention professionals for improved implementation of community based programming.

Affiliated Projects

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Incorporation of a Health Equity Approach to Hospital Violence Intervention Programs: The Integration of a Community and Hospital Based Initiatives to Reduce Gun Violence in a Large Metropolitan Area

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