Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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

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HIPRC is a worldwide leader in injury cause and prevention research. Come join our team, we are hiring for a number of positions. All applications must go through the UW Hires online portal.

Dementia & Firearms Safety

FREE online resource created to help older adults with cognitive impairment create a plan for the safekeeping of their firearms with their loved ones and care partners.

How to Talk to Your Child

When a disaster/tragedy strikes, your child will hear and see a lot that can be difficult to talk about. Read more about age-appropriate ways to address tragedy and alleviate anxiety in kids.

Recent Blog Posts

ACE Academy Summer Learning Experience Celebration

In collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Safe Kids Coalition South Seattle, and Seattle King County Public Health, volunteers were able to giveaway life jackets and bike helmets to ACE Academy students and their families….

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UW Medicine EMS Trauma Conference

The UW Medicine Trauma Conference is back in person this year September 12 – 13, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites (Seatac Airport). The two-day, multidisciplinary conference highlights trauma care throughout the continuum (pre-hospital, emergency, critical care, and…

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Microscale pedestrian environment surrounding pedestrian injury sites in Washington state, 2015–2020

2022 Update: The study titled, Microscale pedestrian environment surrounding pedestrian injury sites in Washington state, 2015–2020, was recently published in the July 2022 Traffic Injury Prevention journal. All published authors are from HIPRC, which includes:…

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Hot Topics Webinar: Reducing Injuries and Violence Through Policy

Originally posted: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice Preventable injuries put a large burden on our families and communities. When public health informs policy, it gives us a tool to stop unintentional and violent injuries…

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WA Paddle Safe Week: July 23-29, 2022

HIPRC joins the Washington State Parks Boating Program and safety partners around the state to promote Paddle Safe Week, July 18-24. This public safety campaign focuses on creating a culture of safety among people that…

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2022 INSIGHT High School Recap

This year’s high school program included 35 students from across the nation & overseas. High School students presented their research findings at the 3rd Annual Virtual INSIGHT High School Symposium, July 22, 2022. In the…

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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.

Research

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 University of Washington Partners

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