Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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Featured News & Programs

2020 Year-in-Review

HIPRC is pleased to share with you our Year-In-Review report. This report provides an overview of core achievements (in research, education and training, outreach) and project highlights for 2020.

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.

Return to Learn

The HIPRC team is proud to conduct a CDC funded study testing a flexible, accessible, and comprehensive Return to Learn after concussion based protocol on best practice designed for academic accommodations to get high school students back in the classroom.

Recent Blog Posts

HIPRC Celebrates Black History Month: Hana Arega

Going into medicine and public health was initially not the plan Hana Arega had when she immigrated from Ethiopia to the United States at the age of 11. But all that changed when she got…

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HIPRC Celebrates Black History Month: Jean M. Pinder

Jean Martin Pinder (1916-2014) was one of the first Black women to graduate from the Yale School of Public Health, in 1947. She then joined the US Public Health Service, serving first in Liberia and…

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Prevalence, age of initiation, and patterns of co-occurrence of digital dating abuse behaviors nationwide

Approximately 400,000 adolescents in the US experience some form of dating violence. As technology continues to grow, so does the presence of digital dating abuse (DDA) that uses digital media to harass, pressure, threaten, coerce,…

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Exposure to gun violence may lead to more depression among mothers

Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington, and UW Medicine have conducted a study looking at the relationship between…

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Risk Factors for Child Death During an Intimate Partner Homicide

A new study by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) examined risk factors for child fatality during intimate partner homicides (IPH). Using data from the National Violence Death Reporting System (NVDRS), researchers at…

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Assessment of local supply chains and stock management practices for trauma care resources in Ghana

Hospital availability of essential resources require an effective supply chain and efficient stock-management practices. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, the Departments…

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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 Partners

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