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The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
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Tanya L. Zakrison, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC, is an associate professor of surgery at the University of Miami. She is a trauma surgeon and surgical critical care intensivist at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the Ryder Trauma Center. Her medical degree is from the University of Toronto and her public health degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Her current research focuses on the effects of structural violence on firearm violence in the United States, and access to surgical care for incarcerated populations. She has also published on critical trauma theory with the intersection of the upstream “causes of the causes” of health inequities coupled with the downstream effects of direct violence.
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