Author: HIPRC

Two projects led by HIPRC faculty are among 21 COVID-19 rapid response grants awarded by the University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative.  “We believe the 21 projects selected for funding are all well positioned to rapidly…

Availability of firearms at home have been repeatedly associated with an increased risk of suicide and homicides inside the home. In a new study, researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm…

Navigating mental health struggles during COVID-19 can pose challenges for many. One key resource to turn to is UW Forefront Suicide Prevention’s Learn Saves Lives webinar. The webinar focuses on teaching essential skills for suicide…

COVID-19 has had significant impacts on so many communities and especially to the healthcare industry as a whole. Many around the nation are working with limited test kits and limited supplies. Please be assured Harborview…

With the current nationwide COVID-19 climate, injury prevention professionals are anticipating a possible increase in child maltreatment and unintentional injuries in homes. Parents, caregivers, and children are spending more time at home with odd schedules,…

The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities: one for UW graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, and one for UW faculty. All submitted projects…

Since restrictions on the sale of high-powered magnets were lifted in 2016, injuries relating to magnets have skyrocketed, and experts are concerned that parents might not realize how serious injuries from these magnets can be….

The 2020 INSIGHT Summer Research Program is almost here, and Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center is looking for University of Washington faculty and fellows to provide mentorship for our 2020 cohort of summer interns….

Small batteries used in toys, remote controls, key fobs, flashing shoes, light-up decorations, and other electronic devices can be a danger to young children. Experts recommend taking action to prevent battery injuries. Coin-shaped batteries, or…

Roughly one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun, reports a new University of Washington study. And, the study found, many of those rural kids started carrying…