Deirdre R. Anglin

Expert in trauma medicine, especially related to gang violence, domestic abuse, date rape, gunfire and hate crimes

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Keck School of Medicine of USC


  • medical costs of gang-related violence
  • trends in gang-related homicides and drive-by shootings in Los Angeles County
  • firearms and the prevention of firearm injuries
  • injury and death from gang violence
  • minimizing gang violence in the emergency department
  • law enforcement (K-9) dog bites
  • youth violence
  • recognition and management of domestic and intimate partner violence
  • domestic violence and the efficacy of intervention programs
  • family violence prevention
  • hate crime violence and its emergency department management
  • tangential gunshot wounds to the head
  • date rape drugs
  • land mines and blast injuries
  • “suicide by cop” or law enforcement forced assisted suicide
  • forensic assessment

Additional Information

  • Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


  • French

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