Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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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

New study evaluates validity of proxy variables for county-level firearm ownership

A newly published study evaluates how well proxy variables for firearm ownership used in county-level studies measure gun ownership. Due to legislative restrictions and infrastructure limitations, accurate and updated data on firearm ownership at the…

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K23 Mentored Grant Proposal Awarded

Elizabeth Killien, M.D., MPH K23 grant proposal titled “Clinical factors associated with long-term recovery following pediatric critical illness and injury,” received a score of 20, five points below the NICHD payline. The overall goal of Killien’s…

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INSIGHT: Mariah Erlick on Facilitating Early Psychosocial Intervention for Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

In the summer of 2019, with the support of Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT Summer Research Program and the guidance of Dr. Megan Moore, MSW, PhD, I conducted a research project investigating…

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HIPRC presenting at 2021 NATA Spine Injury in Sports Conference

HIPRC core member, Stan Herring, MD and HIPRC research scientist Brianna Mills, MA, PhD, will be presenting at this year’s 2021 NATA Spine Injury in Sports Conference. Their on-demand educational presentation, titled, “Achieving Consensus on Prehospital…

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HIPRC core faculty present research at NASEM conference

HIPRC’s Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN and Megan Moore, PhD, MSW were invited to present their research at the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine’s (NASEM) committee on Accelerating Progress in…

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SAVE THE DATE: HIPRC Training Core Event

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 PM on Zoom Description: As a well-published author and journal editor, Dr. Rivara will discuss strategies for disseminating your work to various audiences. This event is open to…

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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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