Dr. Christen Rexing’s research focuses on health policy development, adoption, and evaluation, particularly at the state and federal levels. Her primary interest area is firearm injury prevention through gun safety policies; however, she also has extensive experience in tobacco control and unintentional overdosing.
In addition to her teaching and research, Dr. Rexing is an advocate at local, state, and national-levels for evidence-based policy solutions. She enjoys engaging students in these efforts and incorporates these experiences into her teaching. She serves as the co-chair of Advocacy & Policy Committee for the Society for Advancement of Injury and Violence Research (SAVIR) and is a member of the Injury and Violence Prevention Network.