Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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

Featured News & Programs

Applications Now Open

Our 2023 INSIGHT Summer Research Program applications are officially open! Happening virtually June 20 – August 11, 2023.

Firearm Storage Toolkit

FREE toolkit developed with the University of Colorado, as a nationwide initiative to help more states create an interactive voluntary firearm storage sitemap.

Monthly Observances

This month, HIPRC looks ahead to a New Year and invites you to honor, recognize and share awareness of these important days!

Recent Blog Posts

2nd Annual (Virtual) Native American Read-in

This April, join HIPRC in supporting the 2nd Annual (Virtual) Native American Read-In! The UW Information School (iSchool), in partnership with Read-a-Rama, will co-host this FREE family-centered event virtually on Sunday, April 16th from 1:00…

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2023 HIPRC Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to provide resources to graduate students and post-doctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A…

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Nationwide Blood Donations Urgently Needed

Every two seconds someone needs blood—and winter months make it extremely difficult to collect and maintain sufficient supplies for patients requiring treatment. Over the past 50 years, January has been celebrated as National Blood Donor Month…

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Portia Prettie Endowed Faculty Fellowship for Urology Innovation

HIPRC Core Faculty, Judith Hagedorn, MD, MHS, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Portia Prettie Endowed Faculty Fellowship for Urology Innovation. During her time as a Portia Prettie Anderson Endowed Fellow, Dr….

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The Science of Gun Policy

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

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WASCLA is Seeking Candidates!

Greetings! The Washington State Coalition for Language Access (WASCLA) Elections Committee is seeking candidates to apply for membership on the organization’s Board of Directors, for terms beginning in early 2023. WASCLA is seeking candidates who…

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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

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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