Author: Alexandra de Leon

In a new podcast and JAMA Network viewpoint, HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program director, Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH, discusses approaches to reducing firearm violence with several JAMA Viewpoint authors. In the viewpoint titled,…

Please join us as we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) program with a webinar on October 6, 2022, from 1:00-2:00 pm PST. The webinar features CDC’s Acting Principal Deputy…

A new NIH-Funded study aims to create a scientific foundation that will empower pain researchers around the world to approach the problem of treating pain in a new way, deeply rooted in a fundamental understanding…

The American Association for the Surgery or Trauma (AAST)  announced Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS, HIPRC Core Faculty Member, would be the 2023 AAST President. The announcement was made at the 81st Annual Meeting of AAST…

Originally posted to UW Medicine Huddle September 15 – October 15 is Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme is: Unidos (United): Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. The theme recognizes that communities and this country…

The 2022 American Public Health Association National Conference (APHA)  will be held in Boston, MA this year from November 6 – 9. HIPRC Trainee, Dr. Chelsea Hicks, will be one of the scheduled presentations at…

Drowning is a leading cause of injury death for children aged 1–19 in the US. In Washington State, unintentional adolescent drowning deaths have exceeded national rates for the last decade. A new study from the…

FREE Forefront Suicide Prevention & Grief Trainings available. These trainings are free to all to attend and may be shared widely! LEARN Saves Lives: These trainings will provide tools to recognize and help someone who…

Seattle Children’s, with support from King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division and Chad’s Legacy Project, is offering Youth Mental Health First classes for adults who regularly interact with young people. Students will gain skills…

Tragically, more than one person dies each day from an opioid overdose in Washington State. These deaths can be prevented. August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) each year. It’s a day to remember those…