Center for Violence Prevention Research

Armed With Knowledge

July 01, 2019
The number of gun-related deaths per year in America is now at its highest point in the last 30 years. But in California, in that same time frame, the numbers have fallen by nearly 30 percent—due in no small part to the relentless efforts of Dr. Garen Wintemute.

Gun Research is Suddenly Hot

April 17, 2019
Concern about mass shootings has lifted spending on studies and attracted a new generation of researchers.

UC Davis Firearm Violence Prevention Expert Garen Wintemute On Parkland Shooting

March 06, 2018
Dr. Garen J. Wintemute, champion of the Center for Violence Prevention Research Big Idea, is a leading scholar investigating the data behind shootings and the policies that have proven effective in preventing them. He’s been outspoken since Parkland about background checks, gun violence restraining ordersand federal funding for gun violence research, and he shares his ideas on Insight.