Billie P. Weiss, MPH

Billie WeissClass of: 1981

Departments: Epidemiology


Ms. Billie Weiss, Executive Director Emeritus and Founder of the Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles and Co-chair of Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY), has pioneered public health research that helps community-based organizations become more effective in preventing violence. Prior to serving as Associate Director of the Injury Prevention Research Center at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, she directed the injury and violence prevention program at the LA County Department of Public Health. In 2015, Ms. Weiss received the Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace from the American Public Health Association.

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