Register for episode 6 of our webinar series on October 19 from 12-12:30pm (PDT), in which Brian Tate Guelzow, PhD, will cover veteran firearm suicide for clinicians. If you missed the fifth webinar, you can view it online.

What's New?

See media coverage, new publications, and recent presentations by BulletPoints team and friends

Upcoming Presentations

June 18, 2021 – Pallin, R., Presenter. Gender Disparities in Firearm Injury and Death. UC Davis 2021 Women’s Health Conference.

August 12-14, 2021 – Barnhorst, A., Presenter. What Mental Health Clinicians Can Do to Reduce Firearm Violence and Suicide. American Psychological Association Continuing Education Workshop.

In the Media

April 13, 2020CapRadio’s Vicki Gonzalez talked with the BulletPoints Project about the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on mental health and mental illness.

October 12, 2020CapRadio’s Sammy Caiola talked with the BulletPoints Project about its new online resource to help clinicians learn what they can do to prevent firearm injury.

October 5, 2020 – UC Davis Health Newsroom discusses with the BulletPoints Project about the launch of their new resource-rich website for clinicians.



Barnhorst, A., Gonzales, H.A., & Asif-Sattar, R. (2021). Suicide prevention efforts in the United States and their effectiveness. Current Opinion in Psychiatry.

Kravitz-Wirtz, N., Pallin, R., Kagawa, R.M.C., Miller, M., Azrael, D., & Wintemute, G.J. (2021). Firearm Purchases without Background Checks in California. Preventive Medicine.

Kravitz-Wirtz, N., Aubel, A., Schleimer, J., Pallin, R., & Wintemute, G.J. (2021). Public Concern About Violence, Firearms, and the COVID-19 Pandemic in California. JAMA Network Open.

Swanson, J. W., Nestadt, P. S., Barnhorst, A. V., & Frattaroli, S. (2021). Risk-Based Temporary Firearm Removal Orders: A New Legal Tool for Clinicians. Harvard Review of Psychiatry.

Aubel, A. J., Pallin, R., Wintemute, G. J., & Kravitz-Wirtz, N. (2020). Exposure to violence, firearm involvement, and socioemotional consequences among California adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Tomsich, E., Kravitz-Wirtz, N., Pallin, R., & Wintemute, G. (2020). LGBT Firearm Ownership: Findings from the 2018 California Safety and Wellbeing Survey. Violence and Gender.

Schleimer, J. P., McCort, C. D., Pear, V. A., Shev, A., Tomsich, E., Asif-Sattar, R., Buggs, S., Laqueur, H. S., & Wintemute, G. J. (2020). Firearm Purchasing and Firearm Violence in the First Months of the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States [Preprint]. Epidemiology. 

Schleimer, J., Pallin, R., Wintemute, G. J., Charbonneau, A., & Kravitz-Wirtz, N. (2020). Patterns of Firearm Ownership and Opinions on Firearm Policies Among Adults in California. JAMA Network Open.

Pallin, R., Schleimer, J. P., Pear, V. A., & Wintemute, G. J. (2020). Assessment of Extreme Risk Protection Order Use in California From 2016 to 2019. JAMA Network Open.

Pallin R., Charbonneau, A., Kravitz-Wirtz, N., & Wintemute, G. J. (2020). Public opinion on firearm injury prevention proposals in California. JAMA Network Open.


Past Presentations

May 19, 2021 – Pallin, R., Barnhorst, A., Presenters.  Preventing Veteran Firearm Suicide: What Clinicians Can Do. DOD/VA Biennial Suicide Prevention Conference.

April 23, 2021 – Pallin, R. Presenter. Firearm Injury Prevention for Pediatricians. California Pediatric Resident Child Health Advocacy Seminar, Zoom.

April 9, 2021 – Aubel, A., Pallin, R., Presenters. Preventing Firearm Injury: What Clinicians Need to Know. Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) Learning Lab, Zoom.

March 16, 2021 – Pallin, R., Presenter. Clinical Strategies for Pediatric Firearm Injury Prevention. Safe Kids/Bay Area Child Injury Prevention Network.

October 29, 2020 – Aubel, A., Presenter. Talking with Patients about Firearms: How to Assess and Reduce Risk of Firearm-Related Harm. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, InFocus Series.

October 15, 2020 –  Barnhorst, A., Instructor. Counseling Patients About Firearm Suicide. UCSF / SAFE Health Policy Elective, Zoom.

October 1, 2020 – Barnhorst, A., Panelist. Stopping Suicide: A Population Health Approach to Preventing Suicide Symposium. Boston University School of Public Health, Zoom.

August 29, 2020 – Barnhorst, A., Presenter. Educate Physicians and Medical Students How to Ask about Firearms. Doctors for America, Zoom.

May 2020 – Pallin, R., & Nichols, T., Presenters. Transition to Residency. UC Davis Medical School, Zoom.


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