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Nevada Trauma Surgeon Offers Perspective on Firearm Injury and Death

In a July 1, 2022 article–three days before the Fourth of July holiday would see two mass shootings–trauma surgeon Deborah Kuhls authored an article on firearm injury for the University of Nevada News Center. Dr. Kuhls, chief of critical care at the Kirk...

ACS Addresses Scourge of Firearm Injury and Death in Press Conference

At a press conference held today in its Washington, D.C. office, leaders from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) spoke out following a week of mass shootings, including one in Uvalde, Texas, that claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers and left many...

Safe Storage of Firearms Urged to Curb Rising Intimate Partner Violence

In an article published in the Annals of Surgery titled, Domestic Violence and Safe Storage of Firearms in the COVID-19 Era, investigators call attention to some troubling secondary effects of the pandemic; namely, rising domestic violence, brought on by the necessity...

Congress Agrees to Fund Gun Violence Research

December 16, 2019–The Hill newspaper announced today that federal agencies will receive $25 million from Congress to study gun violence in a government spending deal reached by House and Senate negotiators. According to the newspaper, “The deal includes...

Trauma Surgeons Publish Strategy for Firearm Injury Prevention

April 23, 2018–In an article published in the Journal of Trauma, Drs. Ronald Stewart, Eileen Bulger, Michael Rotondo and Deborah Kuhls lay out an approach to address the rising toll of firearm injury that steers clear of political and personal pitfalls. Freedom...