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Gary Slutkin

Founder & CEO, Cure Violence
Gary Slutkin, M.D., is a physician and epidemiologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the founder and CEO of Cure Violence, a scientifically proven, public health approach to violence reduction which uses disease control and behavior change methods. Slutkin previously ran the Tuberculosis (TB) Program for San Francisco from 1981 to 1985; moved to Somalia to work on TB and cholera epidemics from 1985 to 1987; and was then recruited by the World Health Organization where he worked from 1987 to 1994 in over 20 countries, including leading the efforts to reverse the AIDS epidemic in Uganda.