In the News

April 15,2020 On Cap Radio’s Insight with Beth Ruyak, Dr. Wintemute spoke about the impact of Coronavirus on gun violence.

November 20,2019 In the wake of three recent mass shootings, Dr. Wintemute discussed gun violence in California on Cap Radio.

October 24, 2019 What You Can Do contributors Drs. Megan Ranney and Emmy Betz discussed the physician’s role in preventing firearm injury in the Harvard Business Review.

October 15, 2019 The Sac Bee’s Capitol Alert talked with Dr. Garen Wintemute about new dedicated funding for a program to educate health care providers clinical strategies for preventing firearm injury and death.

June 5, 2019 Science Daily featured the What You Can Do Initiative and a new clinical guide to help physicians assess risk and counsel patients to reduce firearm-related harm.

Highlighted Publications

June 2020 Studdert DM, Zhang Y, Swanson SA, et al.  Handgun Ownership and Suicide in California. New England Journal of Medicine.

March 2020 Polzer E, Brandspigel S, Kelly T, Betz M.  'Gun Shop Projects' for Suicide Prevention in the USA: Current State and Future Directions. Injury Prevention.

October 2019 Grossman DC, Choucair B. Violence And The US Health Care Sector: Burden And Response. Health Affairs.

October 2019 Rosen T, Makaroun LK, Conwell Y, Betz M.  Violence In Older Adults: Scope, Impact, Challenges, And Strategies For Prevention. Health Affairs.

October 2019 Pallin R, Charbonneau A, Wintemute GJ, Kravitz-Wirtz N. California Public Opinion On Health Professionals Talking With Patients About Firearms. Health Affairs.