Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

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

Featured News & Programs

Drowning Prevention

Nationwide, drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in youth. Help keep kids and young swimmers safe by keeping them within arm’s reach at all times and designating a WATER WATCHER. Learn more tips to #BeWaterAware!

Summer Safety Tips

Communities nationwide are beginning to enjoy warmer weather—share these important SUMMER SAFETY TOPICS with family, friends, and colleagues including Bicycle Safety, Drowning Prevention, Boating Safety, Heat Safety, Window Falls, Fireworks Safety, Campfire Safety, Car Seats & Booster Seats, and more!

May 2024 Observances

Together, we can raise awareness of AANHPI Heritage // Mental Health // Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons // Fentanyl & Overdose Prevention // Motor Vehicle & Roadway Safety // Bike Safety // Drowning Prevention & Water Safety // Swim Safety // Boating Safety... AND MORE IVP topics during the month of May!

Check out these FREE shareable resources for community stakeholders & organizations!


Recent Blog Posts

HIPRC Trainee selected as 2024 Bonderman Fellow

Congratulations to the HIPRC Trainee, Anne Massey, MPH, PhD(c) selected as a 2024 Bonderman Fellow. Each year, a select group of UW students are provided a rare opportunity to independently travel the world as Bonderman…

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Washington Traffic Deaths Reach 33-Year High

For Immediate Release from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission: Washington experienced 810 traffic deaths in 2023 according to preliminary data collected by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC). This represents a 10% increase since 2022,…

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Water Safety Day 2024

In support of the Swim Seattle Initiative, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites all community members to Washington State Parks’ FIRST Annual Water Safety Day!   Water Safety Day 2024 is family friendly, FREE and OPEN…

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MINDfest 2024: A Free Mental Health Arts Festival

Join us on Thursday, May 9th! Time:  1:00p – 7:00p (PT) Location: Skagit Valley College (Angst Hall), Mount Vernon, WA *Preregistration is encouraged & free! Join UW Bothell and community partners at MINDfest 2024, a…

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Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month

Why we honor & celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month  Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month originated with Congress in the late 1970s. Since its origin, it has honored many different populations, countries and…

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FREE Beginner Lessons with Swim Seattle

Summer is nearing… get ready for swimming!  As part of the Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) commitment to equitable and accessible programming, Swim Seattle is offering all scholarship-eligible youth FREE Beginner Swim Lessons. Swim Seattle is…

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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.

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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