Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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Featured News & Programs

2020 Year-in-Review

HIPRC is pleased to share with you our Year-In-Review report. This report provides an overview of core achievements (in research, education and training, outreach) and project highlights for 2020.

Washington Firearm Safe Storage Map

This interactive map identifies local options for temporary, voluntary firearm storage. HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program compiled this list of businesses and law enforcement agencies.

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

American Burn Association awards Peter Brigham Burn Epidemiology Award

Drs. Kajal Mehta, Nikki Thrikutam and Barclay Stewart, HIPRC core member, along with partners from Ghana, Nepal, International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) and World Health Organization (WHO) were awarded the American Burn Association Peter…

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Welcome to HIPRC

Welcome some of our new members: Hamilton C. Tsang, MD: Associate Member Deepika Nehra, MD: Associate Member Jim Phuong, MSPH, PhD: Data Scientist

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Dr. Frederick Rivara receives highest honor for pediatrician

  Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, a worldwide leader in injury prevention, is named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. The federation is…

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King County Launches Youth Fentanyl Overdose Prevention Campaign

With drug overdose and deaths rising alarmingly among youth, King County today launched a new fentanyl overdose prevention campaign, targeted specifically to reach young people between the ages of 14 to 18 years old. Called…

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FIPRP Statement on Atlanta & Boulder Shooting

“The tragedy in Boulder emphasizes this need all the more to restrict firearm access of those intent on killing others,” says HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) director, Dr. Frederick Rivara. Death and…

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Burn patients’ pain experiences and perceptions

Burns are painful injuries associated with a long recovery. Some patients may not be receiving sufficient pain management education to optimize their experience and recovery after their injury. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention…

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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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