Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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Featured News & Programs

Injury Prevention Day

On National Injury Prevention Day, UW Medicine's HIPRC and ADAI share a new toolkit on teen opioid-use prevention. It includes videos and information for both teens & parents.

Three Interventions Toolkit

A digital toolkit featuring three interventions to address firearm injury and death: Firearm Safe Storage, Voluntary Waiver of Firearm Rights, & Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO).

INSIGHT Application Open

The Pediatric Injury Prevention Student Internship Training (INSIGHT) program is an intensive summer internship for undergraduate, graduate & 1st year medical students.

Recent Blog Posts

Teen opioid-use is local focus of Injury Prevention Day

Every day, 20 children in the United States die from preventable injuries, which are the leading cause of death and disability among Americans ages 1 to 18. On Thursday, Nov. 18, hospitals and trauma centers…

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Study finds gaps in awareness of state gun laws across the US

Nationwide, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, which provide legal mechanisms to temporarily restrict a person showing dangerous behavior toward self or others from accessing firearms. A recent national study…

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INSIGHT Research Program Opens Applications For 2022

The INSIGHT Research Program has opened applications for summer 2022. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students, and will run June 20 – Aug. 12, 2022. Over the course of eight…

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Epidemiology Counts – Episode 30 -The Built Environment: walking and biking

Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate Director, talked with the Epidemiology Counts Podcast about how our built environment shapes our transportation and pedestrian decisions. Background info: Our health is very much shaped by the…

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New recommendations released about Pediatric CT Examinations

American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry diagnostic reference levels (DRL) for common pediatric CT scans can help imaging facilities and providers optimize radiation dose used in children’s imaging. The radiation dose benchmarks were…

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T4CIP’s #SaferStorage

Nationwide Children’s Trainees for Child Injury Prevention (T4CIP) is holding a Day of Action Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 promoting safer storage of firearms, featuring the Three Interventions Toolkit developed by HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Prevention &…

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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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