J S Vernick

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lobbying and advocacy for the public's health: what are the limits for nonprofit organizations?
    J S Vernick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1425-9. 1999
  2. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce risks associated with vehicle incompatibility
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:57-64. 2012
  3. pmc Availability of litigation as a public health tool for firearm injury prevention: comparison of guns, vaccines, and motor vehicles
    Jon S Vernick
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1991-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health benefits of recent litigation against the tobacco industry
    Jon S Vernick
    Center for Law and the Public s Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 298:86-9. 2007
  5. pmc Policies to prevent firearm trafficking
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 13:78-9. 2007
  6. pmc Injury prevention policy forum
    J S Vernick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 12:382-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Counseling about firearms: proposed legislation is a threat to physicians and their patients
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2168-72. 2006
  8. pmc Changing the constitutional landscape for firearms: the US Supreme Court's recent Second Amendment decisions
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns HopkinsBloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2021-6. 2011
  9. pmc Unintentional and undetermined firearm related deaths: a preventable death analysis for three safety devices
    J S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 9:307-11. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of litigation in preventing product-related injuries
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 25:90-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Lobbying and advocacy for the public's health: what are the limits for nonprofit organizations?
    J S Vernick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1425-9. 1999
    ..These exceptions include "non-partisan analysis, study, or research" and discussions of broad social problems. Lobbying with federal or earmarked foundation funds is generally prohibited...
  2. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce risks associated with vehicle incompatibility
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 34:57-64. 2012
    ..However, others have yet to be required by regulators or voluntarily agreed to by manufacturers. If larger, heavier vehicles remain on the nation's roads, countermeasures will be needed to reduce risks for occupants of other vehicles...
  3. pmc Availability of litigation as a public health tool for firearm injury prevention: comparison of guns, vaccines, and motor vehicles
    Jon S Vernick
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1991-7. 2007
    ..The absence of both litigation and product safety rules for firearms is a potentially dangerous combination for the public's health...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health benefits of recent litigation against the tobacco industry
    Jon S Vernick
    Center for Law and the Public s Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 298:86-9. 2007
  5. pmc Policies to prevent firearm trafficking
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 13:78-9. 2007
  6. pmc Injury prevention policy forum
    J S Vernick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 12:382-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Counseling about firearms: proposed legislation is a threat to physicians and their patients
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2168-72. 2006
    ..The Virginia bill was defeated, in part, through the efforts of physicians to educate legislators. However, physicians must remain prepared to respond to similar state legislative initiatives in the future...
  8. pmc Changing the constitutional landscape for firearms: the US Supreme Court's recent Second Amendment decisions
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns HopkinsBloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2021-6. 2011
    ..The court identified broad categories of gun laws-other than handgun bans-that remain presumptively valid but did not provide a standard to judge their constitutionality. We discuss ways that researchers can assist decision makers...
  9. pmc Unintentional and undetermined firearm related deaths: a preventable death analysis for three safety devices
    J S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 9:307-11. 2003
    ..A personalized gun will operate only for an authorized user, a LCI indicates when the gun contains ammunition, and a magazine safety prevents the gun from firing when the ammunition magazine is removed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of litigation in preventing product-related injuries
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 25:90-8. 2003
  11. pmc Effects of Maryland's law banning Saturday night special handguns on crime guns
    J S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy and Center for Gun Policy and Research, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 5:259-63. 1999
    ..To determine the effects of a 1988 Maryland law that banned "Saturday night special" handguns on the types of guns used in crime. To determine if controls on the lawful market for handguns affect the illegal market as well...
  12. pmc Relationship between licensing, registration, and other gun sales laws and the source state of crime guns
    D W Webster
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Inj Prev 7:184-9. 2001
    ..To determine the association between licensing and registration of firearm sales and an indicator of gun availability to criminals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Regulation of firearm dealers in the United States: an analysis of state law and opportunities for improvement
    Jon S Vernick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 34:765-75. 2006
    ..Our findings can be useful for the coalition of more than fifty U.S. mayors that recently announced it would work together to combat illegal gun trafficking...
  14. doi request reprint Disaster-related injuries in the period of recovery: the effect of prolonged displacement on risk of injury in older adults
    Lori Uscher-Pines
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 67:834-40. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether Katrina victims who were displaced for a prolonged period of time were more likely to experience injuries than nondisplaced victims...
  15. ncbi request reprint The pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act: improving public health emergency response
    James G Hodge
    Center for Law and the Public s Health at Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA
    JAMA 297:1708-11. 2007
  16. pmc Effects of a gun dealer's change in sales practices on the supply of guns to criminals
    Daniel W Webster
    Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:778-87. 2006
    ..Proposed anti-gun-trafficking efforts in other cities could benefit from targeting problem retail outlets...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of Maryland's law banning "Saturday night special" handguns on homicides
    Daniel W Webster
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Rm 593, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:406-12. 2002
    ..Excluding this outlier, the model estimated a 15% increase in firearm homicides associated with the Saturday night special ban. None of the models revealed significant law effects on nonfirearm homicides...
  18. pmc Newspaper coverage of residential fires: an opportunity for prevention communication
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 13:110-4. 2007
    ..The news media is one available communication channel to promote such strategies, and analyzing current news coverage is a first step towards incorporating media advocacy into injury prevention efforts related to residential fires...
  19. pmc Women with protective orders report failure to remove firearms from their abusive partners: results from an exploratory study
    Daniel W Webster
    Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:93-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the perceptions of women who sought court protection orders for domestic violence (PODV) about actions to implement laws intended to disarm their abusers...
  20. pmc Effects of state-level firearm seller accountability policies on firearm trafficking
    Daniel W Webster
    Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 86:525-37. 2009
    ..Relatively low prevalence of gun ownership may also be a prerequisite for passage of discretionary purchase. We observed no effect on intrastate trafficking of laws limiting handgun sales to a maximum of one per person per month...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between youth-focused firearm laws and youth suicides
    Daniel W Webster
    Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 292:594-601. 2004
    ..Many state and federal laws include age-specific restrictions on the purchase, possession, or storage of firearms; however, the association between these laws and suicides among youth has not been carefully examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interventions for the primary prevention of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome
    A E Lincoln
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, The John s Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:37-50. 2000
    ..To evaluate interventions for the primary prevention of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  23. pmc Effects of undercover police stings of gun dealers on the supply of new guns to criminals
    D W Webster
    Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1996, USA
    Inj Prev 12:225-30. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of undercover police stings and lawsuits against gun dealers suspected of facilitating illegal gun sales in three US cities (Chicago, Detroit, Gary) on the flow of new firearms to criminals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Separating batterers and guns: a review and analysis of gun removal laws in 50 States
    Shannon Frattaroli
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eval Rev 30:296-312. 2006
    ..The authors examine relevant characteristics of the laws and recommend that these laws be mandatory, apply to all guns and ammunition possessed by an abuser, and include clear procedures to enhance implementation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Technologies to detect concealed weapons: fourth amendment limits on a new public health and law enforcement tool
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 31:567-79. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Firearm suicide in Maryland: characteristics of older versus younger suicide victims
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD, USA
    Md Med 6:24-7. 2005
  27. pmc The Baltimore Youth Ammunition Initiative: a model application of local public health authority in preventing gun violence
    Nancy L Lewin
    Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:762-5. 2005
    ..More important, the initiative can serve as a policy model for health commissioners seeking to become more active in gun violence prevention efforts...
  28. ncbi request reprint How litigation can promote product safety
    Jon S Vernick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 32:551-5. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint The ethics of restrictive licensing for handguns: comparing the United States and Canadian approaches to handgun regulation
    Jon S Vernick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:668-78, 513. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that the Canadian approach is consistent with respect for the autonomy of persons, fosters the prevention of harms, and more appropriately furthers social justice...
  30. doi request reprint Factors associated with injury severity in Oklahoma City bombing survivors
    Mary T Glenshaw
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 66:508-15. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify personal and environmental risk factors for injury severity in the Oklahoma City bombing, on April 19, 1995...
  31. pmc Effects of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) standard on rates of machinery-related fatal occupational injury
    Maria T Bulzacchelli
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inj Prev 13:334-8. 2007
    ..The standard, which took effect in 1990, requires employers in certain industries to establish an energy control program and sets minimum criteria for energy control procedures, training, inspections, and hardware...
  32. doi request reprint Circumstances of fatal lockout/tagout-related injuries in manufacturing
    Maria T Bulzacchelli
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:728-34. 2008
    ..Over the past few decades, hundreds of manufacturing workers have suffered fatal injuries while performing maintenance and servicing on machinery and equipment. Using lockout/tagout procedures could have prevented many of these deaths...
  33. ncbi request reprint How the law affects gun policy in the United States: law as intervention or obstacle to prevention
    Jon S Vernick
    Georgetown University Law Center, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:692-704. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint The dimensions of public health law research
    Heather Horton
    Office of the General Counsel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:197-201. 2002
    ..In addition to considering the issue of translating research into practice, the article provides overviews of three current public health law research projects and the lessons they provide for researchers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Lethal injections: the law, science, and politics of syringe access for injection drug users
    Scott Burris
    Temple Univesity Beasley School of Law, USA
    Univ San Francisco Law Rev 37:813-85. 2003
  36. pmc Addressing the "risk environment" for injection drug users: the mysterious case of the missing cop
    Scott Burris
    Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Milbank Q 82:125-56. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Balancing public health and civil liberties
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Science 298:2129; author reply 2129. 2002
  38. pmc Making vehicles safer
    Jon S Vernick
    Am J Public Health 94:170; author reply 171-2. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: planning for and response to bioterrorism and naturally occurring infectious diseases
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Center for Law and the Public s Health, Georgetown University, 600 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 288:622-8. 2002
    ..Law can be a tool to improve public health preparedness. A constitutional democracy must balance the common good with respect for personal dignity, toleration of groups, and adherence to principles of justice...