Gun Violence Prevention Reading Room

From NPA and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Gun Safety & Public Health: Policy Recommendations for a More Secure America

From the Academic Literature

  • IOM Consensus Report: Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence
    Alan I. Leshner, Bruce M. Altevogt, Arlene F. Lee, Margaret A. McCoy, and Patrick W. Kelley, Editors. Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. The National Academies Press. June 2013.
  • Guns & Suicide: The Hidden Toll – Special Report, Madeline Drexler, Editor, Harvard Public Health. Spring 2013.
  • Public Health Approach to the Prevention of Gun Violence, David Hemenway, PhD, and Matthew Miller, MD, MPH, ScD. April 12, 2013. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsb1302631
  • If guns don’t kill people, ignorance might, Edward Davies, BMJ 2013;346:f1058
  • Silencing the Science on Gun Research, Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH; Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH JAMA. 2012; :1-2. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.208207
  • Curbing Gun Violence: Lessons From Public Health Successes, Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH; David Hemenway, PhD; David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD JAMA. 2013; :1-2. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.38.
  • Viewpoint: Weapons of Mass Destruction, Jerome P. Kassirer, MD Arch Intern Med. 2012; :1-2. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.4026.
  • Perspective: Tragedy’s Legacy, Garen J. Wintemute, M.D., M.P.H., Dec 26, 2012 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1215491


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