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Featured News & Programs

Summer Safety

As summer is in full swing, many families are preparing to get out and enjoy the newly warming weather. Simple safety equipment can ensure a safe & active season.

Washington Firearm Safe Storage Map

This interactive map identifies local options for temporary, voluntary firearm storage. HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program compiled this list of businesses and law enforcement agencies.

Congratulations Dr. Frederick Rivara!

Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations.

Recent Blog Posts

Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Foundation awards Grant

The Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Foundation Board has awarded HIPRC researchers, Alice Ellyson, PhD, and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, PhD, MPH for their grant titled, “Firearm threats and violence against children and youth in Domestic Violence…

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Inaugural Rivara Endowment Injury Research Grant awarded

Mallory Smith, MD, a Pediatric Injury T32 fellow and Ashley Tabah, MS, MPH, a PhD Health Economics Student with the UW Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute were awarded the Inaugural Rivara Endowment…

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Zero Youth Detention launching the Regional Peacekeepers Collective, June 4th with two public in-person events

King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Board of Health have declared June 4th, 2021 as King County Regional Community Safety and Well-being Day in recognition of the rising rates of gun violence…

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Dr. Michele Curatolo voted Top Doctor in Seattle Magazine

For more than two decades, Seattle Magazine has published a list of the region’s top doctors. Michele Curatolo, MD, PhD  was voted as one of the top pain medicine doctors in the Puget Sound Area….

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New study evaluates validity of proxy variables for county-level firearm ownership

A newly published study evaluates how well proxy variables for firearm ownership used in county-level studies measure gun ownership. Due to legislative restrictions and infrastructure limitations, accurate and updated data on firearm ownership at the…

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K23 Mentored Grant Proposal Awarded

Elizabeth Killien, M.D., MPH K23 grant proposal titled “Clinical factors associated with long-term recovery following pediatric critical illness and injury,” received a score of 20, five points below the NICHD payline. The overall goal of Killien’s…

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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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