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In the Media

April 1, 2024. Dr. Amy Barnhorst and the BulletPoints Project were featured in the Atlantic, The Doctor Will Ask About Your Gun Now. 

March 8, 2024. Dr. Amy Barnhorst was interviewed by Yahoo!Life, “Firearms are a leading cause of death. Why don’t more doctors talk to their patients about gun safety?”

October 30, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio, “Lewiston mass shooting prompts another national conversation about firearm access.”

October 27, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst was interviewed by FOX KTVU News, “Red flag concerns and gun violence prevention.”

June 17, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst was featured in a documentary with CBS News Now, “Gun Violence in America .”

March 9, 2023. BulletPoint’s work and resources were featured and shared in the AMA Update Podcast, “How physicians can talk to patients about gun violence and firearm safety” with Dr. Sandra Fryhofer.

February 1, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst quoted in Harvard Public Health, “New gun deaths data in U.S. show continued rise in suicides.”

January 28, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst discusses the relationship between gun violence and mental health with Spectrum News 1, “The complicated relationship between gun violence and mental health. 

January 26, 2023. Drs. Amy Barnhorst and Garen Wintemute publish an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle, “How you and everyone you know can help stop California mass shootings.”

January 25, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst quoted in the LA Times, “Two mass shootings in three days. Are these copycat crimes? 

January 11, 2023. Dr. Amy Barnhorst discusses the role of gun violence restraining orders with UC Davis Health, “What are ‘red flag’ laws and how can they prevent gun violence?

December 13, 2022. Dr. Amy Barnhorst quoted in Teen Vogue, “How Gun Violence Affects Our Mental Health” and “Young Americans Affected by Gun Violence Say Some Relatives Are Still Pro-Gun.”



Aubel, A. J., Wintemute, G. J., & Kravitz-Wirtz, N. (2023). Anticipatory concerns about violence within social networks: Prevalence and implications for prevention. Preventive Medicine.

Bhatt, A., Gonzales, H., Pallin, R., & Barnhorst, A. (2022). Rising Rates of Adolescent Firearm Suicide and the Clinician’s Role in Addressing Firearms. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Aubel, A. J., Pallin, R., Knoepke, C. E., Wintemute, G. J., & Kravitz-Wirtz, N. (2022). A comparative content analysis of newspaper coverage about extreme risk protection order policies in passing and non-passing US states. BMC Public Health.

Pallin, R., Teasdale, S., Agnoli, A., Spitzer, S., Asif-Sattar, R., Wintemute, G. J., & Barnhorst, A. (2022). Talking about firearm injury prevention with patients: a survey of medical residents. BMC Medical Education.

Wintemute, G.J., Aubel, A.J., Pallin, R., Schleimer, J.P., Kravitz-Wirtz, N. (2022). Experiences of violence in daily life among adults in California: a population-representative surveyInjury Epidemiology.

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

Barnhorst, A., & Rozel, J. S. (2021). Evaluating threats of mass shootings in the psychiatric setting. International Review of Psychiatry.

Hoops, K., Fahimi, J., Khoeur, L., Studenmund, C., Barber, C., Barnhorst, A., et al. (2021). Consensus-Driven Priorities for Firearm Injury Education Among Medical Professionals. Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Kravitz-Wirtz, N., Aubel, A. J., Pallin, R., & Wintemute, G. (2021). Public awareness of and personal willingness to use California’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Law. JAMA Health Forum.

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.

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.

Pallin, R. & Barnhorst, A. (2021). Clinical strategies for reducing firearm suicide. Injury Epidemiology.



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