Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

Together, we have the power to prevent injury and violence.

Featured News & Programs

HIPRC Unveils New Endowment

The Anna Pell Endowment will provide support for students participating in an HIPRC related training program in injury and violence prevention.

High School Application Now Open!

The INSIGHT HS Program is an exciting interactive four-week program designed to introduce young scholars to public health, biomedical research, & medicine.

March Observances

In March, we honor and recognize Women’s History in addition to Brain Injury Awareness, Gender Equality and National Poison Prevention Week.

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Recent Blog Posts

Upcoming Lifeguard Training Workshop

SPLASHForward Lifeguard Training Program Workshops LEARN MORE about SPLASHForward’s high school lifeguard training program and learn from local facility Aquatics Directors, Lifeguard Instructors and student lifeguards. In a panel style discussion, SPLASHForward’s workshops share what it…

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HIPRC Unveils New Endowment

The Harborview Injury & Violence Prevention Center (HIPRC) has established the Anna Pell Endowment. Through the generous gift of two wonderful donors, HIPRC will be able to use this endowment to support our training program…

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Gender Equality Month

History of Gender Equality Month The Women’s Rights Movement began on July 13, 1848, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton invited some of her friends for tea, and their talk turned toward the despondent situation of women and…

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Place-Based Improvements for Public Safety

Research on crime patterns reveals that crime is concentrated at relatively few micro-places (addresses, intersections, street segments, and businesses), it tends to be stable over time, and changes at a small proportion of locations can…

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Many Students Not Getting Recommended Concussion Care

Originally posted to UW Medicine Newsroom.  Although public awareness of concussion dangers has improved over the years, many young people with the injury are not being diagnosed and receiving the care they need, says Dr….

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Creation of Online Maps for Voluntary Out-of-Home Firearm Storage

A new study published February 2023 in Preventative Medicine Reports evaluates what people think about temporary, voluntary out-of-home firearm storage. Online maps showing locations for voluntary, temporary firearm storage are a novel approach in suicide…

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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.

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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