VPRP in the News
- A recent study from VPRP researchers found a decline in California gun deaths between 2000 and 2015. Read the AP News coverage, view the infographic, or access the article published in Annals of Epidemiology.
- VPRP's new generation of researchers spoke with NPR's Nathan Rott for a recent segment on All Things Considered.
- NPR's Morning Edition recently featured the new University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, the first such state-funded effort.
- Dr. Wintemute commented on new funding from Kaiser Permanente for firearm injury prevention research in the Washington Post.
- NPR's Science Friday host Ira Flatow interviewed Dr. Wintemute for a segment entitled "Shaping the Future of Gun Research."
- Read commentary from Dr. Wintemute and VPRP fellow Rose Kagawa in Washington Post piece Tenacious new gun researchers are determined to break cycle of mass shootings.
- "Tale of 2 Agencies" provides a historical backdrop to how different legislative interpretations effect firearms research.
- See an NBC segment called Smoking Too Much Brings You Down, covering research by Dr. Cerdá.
- The LA Times reports on the longterm consequences of cannabis use, a study led by Dr. Cerdá.
- The Washington Post reports that guns are now killing as many people as cars in the US.
- Dr. Wintemute comments on California's assault weapons loophole in the New York Times and on how mass shootings in the US are counted for the Dallas News.