Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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

Featured News & Programs

2022 Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award

This program provides resources to graduate students and postdoctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project.

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

KUOW: “Seattle Now: How do we make the city safer for pedestrians?”

More Seattle walkers & bikers are dying on the city’s roads than five years ago, despite an initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities by the end of this decade. Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate…

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We’re Hiring!

UW faculty and staff enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, which is part…

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2022 HIPRC Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program

The HIPRC Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program provides resources to graduate students and postdoctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A maximum of $3,000 (direct costs only) is available to be used…

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Featured INSIGHT Alumni: Pimple Perfect

2019 INSIGHT Alumni Andrew Oh published his first book titled, “Pimple Perfect: A Child’s Introduction to Acne.” Pimple Perfect is the story of William, a kid who is comes to school one day with pimples…

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The 2021 Joseph St. Geme Jr Leadership Award Address

Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, a worldwide leader in injury prevention, was named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. In this video, Dr….

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COVID Collaborative Report Update

More than 70% of children who lost parents and caregivers are 13 or younger; Communities of Color have been affected the most; Coalition calls for urgent public and private action to help COVID-bereaved children December…

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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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