Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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

Featured News & Programs

Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is the 2nd-leading cause of death among young people 10 to 24 years of age, following unintentional injuries. HIPRC has put together a Suicide Prevention Resource Guide.

Three Interventions Toolkit

A digital toolkit featuring three interventions to address firearm injury and death: Firearm Safe Storage, Voluntary Waiver of Firearm Rights, & Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO).

Congratulations Dr. Frederick Rivara!

Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations.

Recent Blog Posts

New R21/R33 Funded

Congratulations Laura C. Prater, MPH, MHA, PhD for your R21/R33 funding for your project titled, Shared Decision-Making for Firearm Safety among Older Adults with early changes associated with Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD). Certain conditions,…

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Study Recruitment: The PACIFIC Study

Join the PACIFIC Study: Exercise and Educational Programs for Older Adults with Knee Arthritis This study will test whether exercise plus education on aging and health or education about behavioral health improves the ability to…

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Congratulations Mallory Smith, MD, MS!

Seattle Children’s Hospital has awarded HIPRC trainee, Mallory Smith, MD, MS, a research grant for her proposal titled, “Inequitable Access to the Bedside: Barriers to Family Presence during Pediatric Critical Illness.” Dr. Smith’s study plans…

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HSDC is hosting “Froggy Fun Day”

The Hearing, Speech, & Deaf Center (HSDC) invites you to a free fundraising event called Froggy Fun Day on September 11th at 11:00 AM! HSDC is encouraging people to “get outside and get their bodies…

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HIPRC’s New Faculty Appointments

Two HIPRC members have new roles at the Center. Congratulations Laura Prater, PhD, MPH, MHA & Kushang V. Patel, PhD, MPH. Laura Prater, PhD, MPH, MHA (Effective 08/16/21) Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and…

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Back-to-School Safety

Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools Students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall 2021 is a priority. Vaccination is the leading public health prevention strategy to end…

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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

Our Partners

We appreciate your interest in making a gift to HIPRC. Your donation supports our mission to reduce the impact of injury and violence on people’s lives in the U.S. and globally.

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