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WilmU Alumni Awarded The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Dr. Hakim Stovall with Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson at Philadelphia’s City Hall.

Alumnus Dr. Hakim Stovall, a recent Doctorate of Prevention Science Program graduate, was awarded the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health’s post-doctoral fellowship. 

“I will be working with the gun violence prevention team to develop evidence-based strategies to help reduce risks,” says Dr. Stovall, adding that his research will be conducted in the university’s Division of Gun Violence Prevention in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. “The Hopkins staff were impressed with the Wilmington University Prevention Science Program.”

“The Hopkins staff were impressed with the Wilmington University Prevention Science Program.” — Dr. Hakim Stovall

Dr. Stovall’s WilmU dissertation also earned him the City of Philadelphia’s Citizens Service Award, which he accepted from Philadelphia Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson.  

As a subject-matter expert specializing in fatality review, Dr. Stovall has appeared on the television series “Fatal Attraction,” offering crime scene analysis.

— Maria Hess

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