In the News
- 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.
- 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.
- Violence Prevention Research Program releases #WhatYouCanDo to help reduce gun violence (April 6, 2018)
- Behavioral Health Center of Excellence holds seminar on Firearm Violence and Mental Illness (April 7, 2016)
- Heavy, persistent pot use linked to economic and social problems at midlife (March 23, 2016)
- Researchers call for improved firearm safety counseling by physicians (August 4, 2015)