Every day, 20 children in the United States die from preventable injuries, which are the leading cause of death and disability among Americans ages 1 to 18. On Thursday, Nov. 18, hospitals and trauma centers…

Nationwide, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, which provide legal mechanisms to temporarily restrict a person showing dangerous behavior toward self or others from accessing firearms. A recent national study…

The INSIGHT Research Program has opened applications for summer 2022. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students, and will run June 20 – Aug. 12, 2022. Over the course of eight…

Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate Director, talked with the Epidemiology Counts Podcast about how our built environment shapes our transportation and pedestrian decisions. Background info: Our health is very much shaped by the…

American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry diagnostic reference levels (DRL) for common pediatric CT scans can help imaging facilities and providers optimize radiation dose used in children’s imaging. The radiation dose benchmarks were…

Nationwide Children’s Trainees for Child Injury Prevention (T4CIP) is holding a Day of Action Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 promoting safer storage of firearms, featuring the Three Interventions Toolkit developed by HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Prevention &…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention awarded Laura Prater, PhD, MPH the 2021 Young Investigator Grant to supplement and extend her work developing and refining a tool to aid in firearm suicide prevention for older persons…

Researchers analyzed data in patients’ electronic health records to find details associated with a higher likelihood of test positivity. Despite high volumes of SARS-CoV-2 tests and the deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, and increased use of…

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) has announced three new free trainings which support public health professionals in using data to address health disparities. The three trainings are called, “Understanding Population Health Concepts,” Communicating…

“The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment” When: October 27, 2021 Time: 5:00 am – 8:00 am (PST) Who: Vivian Lyons, PhD Please join us for a virtual convening on the Intersection Between…