March 2024

Stanley, I.H., Knoepke, C., Hom, M.A., Wright, A., & Betz, M.E. (2024).Emergency medical services (EMS) clinicians’ awareness of extreme risk protection orders . General Hospital Psychiatry. 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2024.02.013

Abrams, A., Kaufman, E., &  Bajaj, L. (2024). Not a crime scene: The need to examine the impact of police in the pediatric emergency department Academic Emergency Medicine. DOI: 10.1111/acem.14901

Christopher, E., Knoepke, C., Barnard, L., Batta, N., McCarthy, M., Thies, K., Olivencia, C., Robinson, C., Kettering, S., Huss, S., & Betz, M.E. (2024). Petitions for extreme risk protection orders and second amendment sanctuary status in Colorado. JAMA Network. 7(4), doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.4381

February 2024

Stanley, I.H., Anestis, M.D., Bryan, C.J., Moceri-Brooks, J., Baker, J.C., Buck-Atkinson, J., Bryan, A.O., Johnson, M., Hunter, K., Johnson, R.L., Xiao, M., & Betz, M.E. (2024).  Project safe guard: Challenges and opportunities of a universal rollout of peer-delivered lethal means safety counseling at a US military installation.  Suicide Life Threat Behavior.

Spitzer, E. G., Stearns-Yoder, K. A., Hoffberg, A. S., Bailey, H. M., Miller, C. J., & Simonetti, J. A. (2024). A systematic review of lethal means safety counseling interventions: Impacts on safety behaviors and self-directed violence . Epidemiologic Reviews.

Dichter, M. E., Agha, A. Z., Monteith, L. L., Krishnamurti, L. S., Iverson, K. M., & Montgomery, A. E. (2024). Something has to be done to make women feel safe: Women veterans’ recommendations for strengthening the veterans crisis Line for women veterans . Women's Health Issues.

January 2024

Stanley, I.H., Hom, M.A., & Wright, A. (2024). Emergency medical services (EMS) clinicians’ views on EMS-delivered interventions to promote secure firearm storage practices Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Boggs, J.M., Quintana, L.M., Beck, A. , Clarke, C.L., Richardson L., Conley, A., Buckingham, E.T., Richards, J.E., & Betz, M.E. (2024).  A randomized control trial of a digital health tool for safer firearm and medication storage for patients with suicide risk Prevention Science.

December 2023

Betz, M. E., Meza, K., Friedman, K., Moceri-Brooks, J., Johnson, M. L., Simonetti, J.A., Baker, J.C., Bryan, C.J., & Anestis, M. D. (2023). ‘Whether it’s your weapon or not, it’s your home’: US military spouse perspectives on personal firearm storage. BMJ Mil Health. doi:10.1136/military-2023-002591

Hoffmann, J.A., Carter, C.P., Olsen, C.S., Chaudhari, P.P., Chaudhary, S., Duffy, S., Glomb, N., Goyal, M.K., Grupp-Phelan, J., Haasz, M., Ketabchi, B., Kravitz-Wirtz, N., Lerner, E.B., Shihabuddin, B., Wendt, W., Cook, L.J., Alpern, E.R., & PECARN Registry Study Group. (2023). Pediatric firearm injury emergency department Visits From 2017 to 2022: A Multicenter Study Pediatrics, 152(6). doi:10.1542/peds.2023-063129

Polzer, E.R., Holliday, R., Rohs, C.M., Thomas, S.M., Miller, C.N., Simonetti, J.A., Brenner, L.A., & Monteith, L. (2023) Women veterans’ perspectives,  PLoS ONE, 18(12). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0295042

November 2023

Villarreal, R.I., Stanley, I.H., Anestis, M., Buck-Atkinson, J. & Betz, M.E. (2023). Older adults’ preferences regarding firearm locking device use: Results of a national survey Clinical Gerontologist. doi:10.1080/07317115.2023.2285994

Betz, M.E., Bowen, D.M., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., McCourt, A.D., & Rivara, F.P. (2023). State reporting requirements for involuntary holds, court-ordered guardianship, and the US national firearm background check system JAMA Health Forum. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2023.3945

Hoffmann, J.A., Carter, C.P., Olsen, C.S., Chaudhari, P.P., Chaudhary, S., Duffy, S., Glomb, N., Goyal, M.K., Grupp-Phelan, J., & Haasz, M., et al. (2023).  Pediatric firearm Injury emergency department visits from 2017 to 2022: A multicenter study. Pediatrics, (27)3, 1105-1114. doi:10.1542/peds.2023-063129

Wortzel, H.S., Simonetti, J.A.Knoepke, C.E., Simpson, J.R., Brar, L., Westmoreland, P., & Matarazzo, B. (2023). Extreme risk protection orders: Legislative intent and clinician guidanceJournal of Psychiatric Practice, 29(6), 480-488. doi:10.1097/PRA.0000000000000749

October 2023

Bond, A.E., Stanley, I., Bandel, S.L., & Anestis, M. (2023). Law enforcement and firearms: Understanding firearm ownership and storage habits.  Injury Prevention. doi:10.1136/ip-2023-044919

Bowen, D. M., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., McCourt, A., Betz, M., & Rivara, F. P. (2023). Variations in state laws on mental health–related firearm prohibition JAMA Internal Medicine, 183(12),1402-1404. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.5092

September 2023

Betz, M.E., Frattaroli, S., Knoepke, C.E., Johnson, R., Christy, A., Schleimer, J.P., Pear, V.A., McCarthy, M., Kapoor, R., Norko, M.A., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Ma, W., Wintemute, G.J., Swanson, J.W., & Zeoli, A.M. (2023).  Extreme risk protection orders in older adults in six U.S. states: A descriptive studyClinical Gerontologist, 1-8. doi:10.1080/07317115.2023.2254279

August 2023

Sward, A., Zik, J., McDonald, A.R., Niep, L., & Berkowitz, S. (2023). A developmentally informed approach to address mass firearm violence Pediatric Clinics of North America. doi:10.1016/j.pcl.2023.06.009

Lowry, N.J., Stanley, I.H., Mournet, A.M., Wharff, E.A., Sullivant, S.A., Teach, S.J., Pao, M., Horowitz, L.M., & Bridge, J.A.(2023). Firearms access among pediatric patients at risk for suicideArchives of Suicide Research, 27(3), 1105-1114.  doi:10.1080/13811118.2022.2106924

July 2023

Thackeray, J., Livingston, N., Ragavan, M.I., Schaechter, J., & Sigel, E., Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, & Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention. (2023). Intimate partner violence: Role of the pediatrician. Pediatrics, 152(1). doi:10.1542/peds.2023-062509

Buck-Atkinson, J., McCarthy, M., Stanley, I.H., Harnke, B., Anestis, M.D., Bryan, C.J., Baker, J.C., & Betz, M.E. Firearm locking device preferences among firearm owners in the USA: A systematic review Injury Epidemiology, 10(1), 33. doi:10.1186/s40621-023-00436-7

Polzer, E.R., Rohs, C.M., Thomas. S.R., Holliday, R., Miller, C.N., Simonetti, J.A., Iverson, K.M., Brenner, L.A., & Monteith, L.L. (2023). Women veterans' experiences discussing household firearms with their intimate partners: Collaborative, devalued, and deferential relational typesInjury Epidemiology, 10 (1), 39. doi:10.1186/s40621-023-00452-7

Barnard, L.M., Knoepke, C.E., McCarthy, M., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Siry-Bove, B.J., & Betz, M.E. Views of voluntary, views of voluntary, temporary out-of-home firearm storage among individuals living in a firearm-owning home: Results from a qualitative study in two statesInjury Prevention, 29(5), 431-436. doi:10.1136/ip-2023-044868

Barnard, L.M., Wright-Kelly, E., Brooks-Russell, A., & Betz, M.E. (2023). Characterization of mass shootings by state 2014-2022. JAMA Network Open, 6(7). doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.25868

June 2023

Haasz, M., Dulchavsky, A., Stevens, J., Nolan, M., Leonard, J., Phillips, R., Knoepke, C., Schroeppel, T., Zuk, J., Abbey, W., & Ambroggio, L. (2023). Long-term physical and mental health outcomes of pediatric firearm-injured victims: A prospective cohort study Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 95 (4)doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000004090

Stanley, I.H., Lebeaut, A., Betz, M.E., Wright, A., & Vujanovic, A.A. (2023). Firearm ownership and storage practices among United States firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. Psychological Services, 1(10). doi:10.1037/ser0000780

Haasz, M., Myers, M.G., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Zimmerman, M.A., Seewald, L., Sokol, R.L., Cunningham, R.M., & Carter, P.M. (2023). Firearms availability among high-school age youth with recent depression or suicidality Pediatrics, 151(6).  doi:10.1542/peds.2022-059532

Trinka, T., Oesterle, D.W., Silverman, A.C., Vriniotis, M.G., Orchowski, L.M., Beidas, R.S., Betz, M.E., Hudson, C., Kesner, T., & Ranney, M.L. (2023) Bystander intervention to prevent firearm injury: A qualitative study of 4-H shooting sports participants Journal of Community Psycholology, 51 (7), 2652-2666. doi:/10.1002/jcop.23069

Aunon, F.M., Azrael, D., Simonetti, J.A., & Miller, M. (2023). Beliefs among veteran firearm owners regarding whether clinicians should discuss firearm safety with patients. JAMA Network Open, 6(6).  doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.21219

Khazanov, G., Gordon, M., & Simonetti, J. (2023). Using financial incentives to increase safe storage of firearms and medications among veterans at risk for suicide. Psychiatric Services, 74(6), 670-671.  doi:10.1176/

May 2023

Haasz, M., Sigel, E., Betz, M.E. , Leonard, J., Brooks-Russell, A., & Ambroggio, L. (2023). Acceptability of long versus short firearm safety education videos in the emergency department: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 82(4):482-493. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2023.03.023

April 2023

Simonetti, J., Wright-Kelly, E., Maksimuk, T., & Betz ME. (2023). Firearm access, storage practices, and suicidal ideation among California veterans in 2021. UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 

McCarthy, V., Wright-Kelly, E., Steinhart, B., Haasz, M., Ma, M., & Brooks-Russell, A. (2023). Assessment of reported time to access a loaded gun among Colorado adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics,177(5), 543-545. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.0080

March 2023

Anestis, M.D., Moceri-Brooks, J., Johnson, R.L., Bryan, C.J., Stanley, I.H., Buck-Atkinson, J.T., Baker, J.C., & Betz, M.E. (2023). Assessment of firearm storage practices in the U.S., 2022. JAMA Network Open, 6(3). doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.1447

Barnard, L.M., Johnson, R.L., Brandspigel, S., Rooney, L.A., McCarthy, M., Rivara, F.P., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Knoepke, C.E., Peterson, R.A., & Betz, M. (2023). Practices, knowledge, and concerns for out-of-home firearm storage among those with access to firearms: Results from a survey in two states. Injury Epidemiology, 10(1). doi:10.1186/s40621-023-00426-9

February 2023

Betz, M.E., Barnard, L.M., Knoepke, C.E., Rivara, F.P., & Rowhani-Rahbar, A. Creation of online maps for voluntary out-of-home firearm storage: Experiences and opportunities. Preventive Medicine Reports. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2023.102167

Betz, M.E., Stanley, I.H., Buck-Atkinson, J., Johnson, R., Byan, C.J., Baker, J.C., Bryan, A.O., Hunter, K., & Anestis, M.D. (2023). Firearm owners' preferences for locking devices: Results of a national survey. Annals of Internal Medicine, 176(3), 424-427. doi:10.7326/M22-3113

January 2023

McCarthy, V., Portz, J., Fischer, S.M., Greenway, E., Johnson, R.L., Knoepke, C.E., Matlock, D.D., Omeragic, F., Peterson, R.A., Ranney, M.L., & Betz, M.E. (2023). A web-based decision aid for caregivers of persons with dementia with firearm access (Safe at Home Study): Protocol for a randomized controlled trial JMIR Research Protocols, (12). doi:10.2196/43702

Sigel, E.J., Mattson, S.A., & Runyan, C.W. (2023). Utilizing the electronic medical record to enhance health care provider delivery of messages about the safe storage of firearms. Clinical Pediatrics, 62 (8), 894-900doi:10.1177/00099228221146998

December 2022

Prater, L.C., Simonetti, J.A.Knoepke, C.E.,Polzer, E.R., Nearing, K.A., Lee, T., & Betz, M. (2022). Older adults and planning for firearm safety: A qualitative study of healthcare providersJournal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi:10.1111/jgs.18188

Betz, M.E.Stanley, I.H., Anestis, M.D., Bryan, C.J., Buck-Atkinson, J., Carey, N., Ghahramanlou-Holloway, M., Morrissey, B., Holloway, K., Houtsma, C., Kennedy, R., Paine, C.M., Ramchand, R., Simonetti, J., Walsh, A., & Wright-Kelly, E. (2022). Firearm suicide prevention in the U.S. military: Recommendations from a national summit Military Medicine, 188(9-10), 231–235. doi:10.1093/milmed/usac371 

Barnard, L.M., Johnson, R.L., Brandspigel, S., Rooney, L.A., McCarthy, M., Meador, L., Rivara, F.P., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Knoepke, C.E., Fortney, J.C., Peterson, R.A., & Betz, M.E. (2022). Voluntary, temporary out-of-home firearm storage: A survey of firearm retailers and ranges in two statesPreventive Medicine, 165. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2022.107220

Zeoli, A.M., Frattaroli, S., Barnard, L., Bowen, A., Christy, A., Easter, M., Kapoor, R., Knoepke, C. …Wintemute, G.J. (2022). Extreme risk protection orders in response to threats of multiple victim/mass shooting in six U.S. states: A descriptive studyPreventive Medicine, 165. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2022.107304

Barnard, L.M., Leavitt, C., Spark, T.L, Leary, J.B., & Wallace, E.A. (2022). Who discovers the firearm suicide decedent: An epidemiologic characterization of survivor-victims Injury Epidemiology, 9(1), 45. doi:10.1186/s40621-022-00408-3

November 2022 

Betz, M.E., Polzer, E.R., Knoepke, C.E., Prater, L.C., Simonetti, J.A., Lee, T.M., Meador, L.E., & Nearing, K.A. (2022). Cars, guns, aging, and “Giving Up the Keys” The Gerontologist, 63(4), 717-730. doi:10.1093/geront/gnac142 

October 2022 

Thomas, A.C., Siry-Bove, B.J., Barnard, L.M., Rooney, L., McCarthy, M., Mustafa, A., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Rivara, F.P., Betz, M.E., & Knoepke, C. (2022). A qualitative study on diverse perspectives and identities of firearm owners. Injury Prevention, 28(5), 434-439. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2022-044522

September 2022 

Betz, M.E., Thomas, A.C., & Simonetti, J.A. (2022). Firearms, suicide, and approaches for prevention JAMA, 328(12), 1179-80. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.16663

August 2022 

Simonetti, J.A., Azrael, D., Zhang, W., & Miller, M. Receipt of clinician-delivered firearm safety counseling among U.S. veterans: Results from a 2019 national survey Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 52(6), 1121-25. doi:10.1111/sltb.12906

July 2022 

Betz, M.E., Brandspigel, S., Barnard, L.M., Johnson, R.L., Knoepke, C.E., Peterson, R.A., Rivara, F.P., & Rowhani-Rahbar, A. (2022). Voluntary, temporary out-of-home firearm storage: A survey of law enforcement agencies in two states Injury Epidemiology, 9. doi:10.1186/s40621-022-00389-3

Betz, M.E. , Boggs, J.M., & Goss, F.R. (2022). Predicting firearm suicide—Small steps forward with big dataJAMA Network Open, 5(7).  doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.23758

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