Author: Alexandra de Leon

Dating violence is more common than you may think, especially among teens and young adults:  1 in 3 U.S. teens will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before…

In response to The Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial written by Drs. Laura Prater & Fred Rivara, Dr. Ken Jaffe wrote a piece highlighting an additional strategy to combat gun violence. Read Dr. Jaffe’s response here >…

The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board has adopted decision EB152/CONF./2 “Accelerating Action on Global Drowning Prevention” which recommends to the Seventy-Sixth World Health Assembly the adoption of a resolution to address the global drowning…

Written by Eleanor Licata for UW Medicine. Imagine your kid on the soccer field. They jump to head the ball, collide with another player, and end up with a concussion. They don’t need surgery or…

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid HIPRC a visit January 26 for the “Outreach Learning Series: Engaging High School Students in Injury & Violence Prevention Careers”…

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to provide resources to graduate students and post-doctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A…

HIPRC Core Faculty, Judith Hagedorn, MD, MHS, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Portia Prettie Endowed Faculty Fellowship for Urology Innovation. During her time as a Portia Prettie Anderson Endowed Fellow, Dr….

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

Greetings! The Washington State Coalition for Language Access (WASCLA) Elections Committee is seeking candidates to apply for membership on the organization’s Board of Directors, for terms beginning in early 2023. WASCLA is seeking candidates who…

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