Several members of HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program including Fred Rivara, MD, MPH, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, PhD, MPH, Lauren Rooney, MPH,  and Emma Gause, MA, were awarded funding for their R61 research project…

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) will be evaluating a Washington state school program aimed at reducing sexual violence. Adolescence is frequently when sexual violence is first experienced, as 40% of women with…

From her time as an undergrad student at Columbia to her career in public health research, HIPRC postdoctoral scholar Avanti Adhia, ScD, has had a passion for helping others and making a change in the…

Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws reduce firearm access among individuals who are at a high risk of harming themselves or others. ERPOs can be requested by petitioners (household or family member, law enforcement) in…

To celebrate the UW School of Public Health’s 50 years of impact, the School is recognizing 50 alumni from around the world who have a demonstrated record of distinguished service and achievement across public health…

HIRPC associate member Molly Fuentes, MD, received a Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) for her project titled, “A New Model of Rehabilitation to Meet the Cultural Needs of American Indian/Alaska Native Children with Disabilities”….

An important way to reduce firearm injuries and deaths is safe storage of firearms in the home.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends, “the most effective measure to prevent suicide, homicide, and unintentional firearm-related…

Congratulations to HIPRC core member Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar who was just appointed as a member of the UW Population Health Initiative (UW PHI) Executive Council. UW PHI mission is to address the most persistent and…

Firearms were used in approximately 50.6% of suicide deaths in the U.S. in 2018 (CDC). Yet information about the type of firearm used in firearm deaths is limited, inhibiting both expert and legislature ability to…

The National Institute of Justice has awarded a three-year project led by Mary A. Kernic, PhD, MPH with HIPRC core member Megan Moore, PhD, MSW, and HIPRC trainee, Avanti Adhia, ScD, as co-investigators. This project…