Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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2024 Application OPEN

Are you a High School student interested in learn about injury & violence prevention research? If so, APPLY to the HIPRC INSIGHT High School Program & take a virtual dive into public health, research, & medicine. Open to applicants NATIONWIDE!

Spring Break Safety Tips

Communities nationwide are beginning to enjoy warmer weather! Share these important Spring Break Safety Tips with family, friends and colleagues including Drowning Prevention, Transportation, and Safety at Home injury prevention topics.

April 2024 Observances

Together, we can raise awareness of Spring Break Safety, Drowning Prevention, Window Falls, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention, Distracted Driving Awareness, and other important injury and violence prevention (IVP) topics.

Check out these FREE shareable resources for community stakeholders & organizations!


Recent Blog Posts

NEW Tele-buprenorphine Hotline serving King County

  The UW Department of Emergency Medicine recently launched a Tele-buprenorphine Hotline in partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County to provide low-barrier medication for opioid use disorder. This NEW Telebup Program offers on-demand treatment…

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FREE Suicide Prevention Workshops

The public is invited to collaborate with the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) on updating the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan. Two regional workshops will be hosted to bring people together: Workshops Western Washington…

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NEW Community Health Toolkit Launched

The Rural Health Information Hub recently released their Rural Community Health Toolkit. A toolkit is meant to help organizations and public health sectors learn how to identify community needs, find evidence-based models, plan and implement…

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2024 CDC Summer Interns Selected

Two trainees from the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Shoshana Benjamin, MPH, and Matthew Frank, MSW, MPH have been selected for the 2024 Summer Internship at the National Center for Injury Prevention and…

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April Pools Day 2024

April Pools Day is right around the corner & so is summer, let’s make it a safe one! This nationwide initiative aims to teach water safety and competency – skills that can save lives –…

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Clinical Epidemiology of Extracranial Injuries in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in South America

Severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a leading cause of child deaths and disability, with a disproportionate burden on low and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Children in these countries often require long-term rehabilitation and care, which…

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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.

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.

Our University of Washington 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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