TUNE IN: DR. ROBERT GORE TALKS KAVI & GUN VIOLENCE ON TV ONE’s
“NEWS ONE NOW WITH ROLAND MARTIN”
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Friday, June 3 at 7:30AM ET
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ABOUT ROBERT J. GORE, MD
Dr. Gore is an attending physician and clinical assistant professor at Kings County Hospital – SUNY Downstate Department of Emergency Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. He is the founder and executive director of KAVI (Kings Against Violence Initiative), a hospital, school and community-based youth violence intervention prevention and empowerment program targeting teens and young adults that have been injured as a result of violence or at risk for violent and recurrent violent injury. Dr. Gore is the founder and director of the Minority Medical Student Emergency Medicine (MMSEM) Summer Fellowship, which is a mentoring and enrichment program for underrepresented minorities interested in Emergency Medicine with a focus on project development.
Since 2008 he has been working as a consultant for Clinique Espérance et Vie in Terrier Rouge (Northern Haiti) and working towards establishing a regional health care system in the northern part of Haiti. He is on the advisory board for EMEDEX International, a non-profit organizationdedicated to the global promotion and advancement of emergency medicine, disaster management and public health.
Born in Buffalo, NY but raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Gore has lectured around the U.S, the Caribbean, South America and Asia and has worked in East Africa, Haiti and South America. He is a graduate of both Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.
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