Category: FIPRP

A new study published February 2023 in Preventative Medicine Reports evaluates what people think about temporary, voluntary out-of-home firearm storage. Online maps showing locations for voluntary, temporary firearm storage are a novel approach in suicide…

News provided by American College of Surgeons (ACS) on Mar 06, 2023, 15:00 ET. The increase in firearm-related violence since the COVID-19 pandemic requires urgent and comprehensive action to address the problem. Key Takeaways A…

In a new Health Affairs Forefront essay, Drs. Laura Prater and Evan Goldstein, discuss how firearm violence in the United States plus the media coverage on firearms may be fatiguing the public. They discuss three…

American Trauma Society (ATS) presents A Public Health Approach to Firearm Injury Prevention webinar on February 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET). As firearm injuries continue to INCREASE throughout our nation, the…

In response to The Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial written by Drs. Laura Prater & Fred Rivara, Dr. Ken Jaffe wrote a piece highlighting an additional strategy to combat gun violence. Read Dr. Jaffe’s response here >…

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

Firearm injuries are a leading cause of death among children and teens. However, there are many ways that these injuries and deaths can be prevented using evidence-based practices and policies. Presented by the University of…

November Update: National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention  The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will showcase and advance the latest science in firearm injury prevention. For information on meeting funders and planning…

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