Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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2024 Application OPEN

Are you a High School student (grades 10-12) or a recent graduate? If so, APPLY to the HIPRC INSIGHT High School Program & take a virtual dive into public health, research, & medicine. Sessions run July 1-26. Open to applicants NATIONWIDE!

February 2024 Observances

THIS MONTH, we recognize Winter Safety, Black History, National Burn Awareness, Safer Internet Day, Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention, the importance of Self-care, and other observances.

2024 Registration is OPEN

Register now for the HIPRC's INSIGHT REACH Program – a FREE online introduction to injury & violence prevention. Open to Undergraduate, Graduate, & First-Year Medical students, NATIONWIDE!

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Recent Blog Posts

Exploring Tele-exercise for Older Adults with Knee Arthritis

Originally Shared to UW Medicine Newsroom Researchers are finding that older adults with knee arthritis pain can and will participate from their homes in online exercise classes. Providing such classes online can remove some barriers…

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Dr. Abe Bergman honored with Medal of Merit

Originally shared to the Washington State Secretary of State’s website >>   OLYMPIA — For the first time in nine years, Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor were awarded at a ceremony in the state…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). The 2024 TDVAM theme is “Love Like That.” Selected by the Love is Respect Youth Council “Love Like That” illuminates what “that” means regarding healthy, unhealthy, and…

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Celebrating Black History

Join the HIPRC in learning and reflecting on the achievements, influences, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans.   Black History Month (also known as African American History Month and Celebration of the African Diaspora) began…

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Safer Internet Day 2024

The Internet opens the world up for kids, and that means they can sometimes experience parts of the world we don’t want them to see. One can proactively set boundaries and expectations for healthy online…

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2024 HIPRC Dr. Frederick P. Rivara Endowment Award

Applications for the 2024 HIPRC Dr. Frederick P. Rivara Endowment are now OPEN! The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Dr. Frederick P. Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed 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.

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

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