Author: Alexandra de Leon

Preventing complications, and particularly respiratory complications and delirium in older trauma patients could lower the chances of intensive care unit (ICU) readmission and reduce the risk of death, researchers at the University of Washington School…

New research published in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (JAMDA) aimed to answer how evidence-based practices (EBPs) are implemented into long-term care (LTC) settings while also focusing on identifying factors that promote…

During 2019 to 2021, the U.S. experienced one of the greatest increases in all-cause pediatric fatalities (ages 1-19 years) in more than 50 years, with increased mortality disproportionately resulting from preventable injuries. In May 2024,…

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…

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,…

In support of the Swim Seattle Initiative (a FREE drowning prevention and educational swim program championed by Mayor Harrell), Seattle Parks and Recreation successfully hosted Washington State Parks’ first annual Water Safety Day at Rainier Beach…

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…

This summer, join the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) in updating our state’s Suicide Prevention Plan. FREE Suicide Prevention Workshop Wednesday, May 1st Whitman College 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA Workshop | 11:00a –…

The Rural Health Information Hub recently released their Rural Community Health Toolkit. A toolkit is meant to help organizations and public health sectors learn how to identify community needs, find evidence-based models, plan and implement…

Two trainees from the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Shoshana Benjamin, MPH, and Matthew Frank, MSW, MPH have been selected for the 2024 Summer Internship at the National Center for Injury Prevention and…

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