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.

Nat'l Injury Prevention Day

This year, HIPRC joined community partners in “Shining a Light” on Youth Drowning Prevention by co-hosting a FREE Student Lifeguard Workshop.

Recent Blog Posts

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

December 5-9, 2022 This holiday season, spread cheer, not flu The holiday season is here. That means more time to spend with your children, family, and friends. However, as holiday cheer spreads, so can flu,…

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues…

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The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention

November Update: National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention  The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will showcase and advance the latest science in firearm injury prevention. For information on meeting funders and planning…

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More U.S. adults carrying loaded handguns daily, study finds

Originally posted on UW News. The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington. Data…

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New Research Can Help Older Adults Plan for Changes in Driving and Firearm Use

Originally posted on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus New research from the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Policy & Research Program, examined diverse viewpoints on reducing access to potentially dangerous situations among older…

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New National Guidelines for Improving Youth Mental Health Crisis Care

Download a PDF of the SAMHSA Guidelines Additional technical guidance can also be reviewed in a companion report produced by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in conjunction with the National Association…

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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

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