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Josh Peterson

Josh-Peterson

Minneapolis Health Department

Minneapolis , MN

Fellow

Josh Peterson

Josh is a Senior Public Health Specialist with the Minneapolis Health Department, focusing on designing and implementing a data-informed youth violence intervention program for youth at the highest risk of becoming involved with violence.  Josh partners with the Minneapolis Public Schools, the Minneapolis Police Department, and the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, and provides individualized long-term services to young people with demonstrated risk factors associated with violence.

The Minneapolis Health Department (MHD) is the local public health agency for the City of Minneapolis, delivering public health interventions directly and in partnership with other government and community agencies.