Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

Together we have the power to prevent harm and suffering from injury and violence.

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Digital Resource Center

Our NEW Digital Resource Center, "Downloadables", contains shareable resources for community stakeholders and organizations to help raise awareness around injury and violence prevention topics.

Dementia & Firearms Safety

FREE online resource created to help older adults with cognitive impairment create a plan for the safekeeping of their firearms with their loved ones and care partners.

We're Hiring!

HIPRC is a worldwide leader in injury cause and prevention research. Come join our team, we are hiring for a number of positions. All applications must go through the UW Hires online portal.

Recent Blog Posts

Traumatic Brain Injury: Progress and Unmet needs

Originally Published in The Lancet Neurology Today, the Lancet Neurology published a dedicated Commission on the advances and persisting and new challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) The 2022…

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Approaches to Reducing Firearm Violence: JAMA Network

In a new podcast and JAMA Network viewpoint, HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program director, Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH, discusses approaches to reducing firearm violence with several JAMA Viewpoint authors. In the viewpoint titled,…

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ICRC 35th Anniversary Webinar October 6, 2022

Please join us as we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) program with a webinar on October 6, 2022, from 1:00-2:00 pm PST. The webinar features CDC’s Acting Principal Deputy…

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New NIH-funded study Aims to Find a New Understanding and Treatment of Chronic Pain

A new NIH-Funded study aims to create a scientific foundation that will empower pain researchers around the world to approach the problem of treating pain in a new way, deeply rooted in a fundamental understanding…

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New President at American Association of Trauma Surgeons

The American Association for the Surgery or Trauma (AAST)  announced Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS, HIPRC Core Faculty Member, would be the 2023 AAST President. The announcement was made at the 81st Annual Meeting of AAST…

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Gun Violence & Mental Health: Unlocking Solutions Over Suspicions

The 2022 NAMI Washington State Conference (NAMIWA) was hosted virtually and in-person at the Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake on September 17th in Olympia, WA.  Participants learned about new approaches, findings, policy updates, awareness and…

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About Us

We conduct research, train scientists, educate public health practitioners, and implement prevention programs to achieve injury-related health equity across the lifespan.


We are dedicated to leading and supporting the best in injury research and to embracing the principles of health equity.

Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program

Through FIPRP, we are reducing the impact of firearm injury and death on people’s lives through interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Training & Education

We are creating a pipeline of skilled, insightful, and productive investigators who will advance the field of injury control science in response to community needs.

Community Outreach

We work with diverse communities to identify injury prevention concerns and collaborate with community and policy partners to prevent injuries.

Community Resources

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