Center for Violence Prevention Research

Guns and Public Health

August 04, 2019
Garen Wintemute, champion of the Violence Prevention Research Center Big Idea, is a leader in physician efforts to confront gun violence as a public health epidemic.

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.