Georgetown’s Liza Gold Joins NewsChannel 8's Roundtable Discussion on Gun Violence

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WASHINGTON (Jan. 18, 2016) — Georgetown forensic psychiatrist and mental health expert Liza Gold, MD, will join a town hall roundtable discussion on gun violence that will air live on NewsChannel 8 this week.

During the program titled “Guns in America,” Gold will join advocates both for and against gun legislation reform. Also during the show, a NewsChannel 8 correspondent will report live from Paris to compare U.S. and European gun laws. In November, Paris was the site of a terrorist mass shooting that killed 130 people and wounded 368.

Gold is editor of Gun Violence and Mental Illness , a review of research and clinical evidence regarding gun violence and mental illness. She is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

“Guns in America,” airs on NewsChannel 8 this Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 7 to 8 pm. You can join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #YourVoiceYourFuture.

About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — or “care of the whole person.” The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization, which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.