Author: HIPRC

While waiting for free firearm storage devices at gun safety events held in sporting goods stores across Washington, nearly 3,000 people filled out a one-page survey asking how they stored guns at home and other…

The summer INSIGHT Research Program is accepting applications for summer 2020. The paid internship is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students, and will run June 15-Aug. 7, 2020 at Harborview Injury Prevention &…

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center has opened several full-time research opportunities, three regarding firearm injury research and one in a traumatic brain injury program. HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program is seeking applicants…

When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain. Measuring and regulating the child’s level of carbon dioxide is critical to ensuring the…

The Journal of Behavioral Medicine released a special issue on gun violence this week, with papers authored by a number of faculty and trainees from the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Injury…

University of Washington epidemiology doctoral student Erin Morgan, a Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center trainee, has been awarded a one-year, $25,000 grant by the National Collaborative for Gun Violence Research to investigate the relationship…

Why are we captive to a seemingly endless cycle of tragic deaths and injuries? And what can we learn from policies which, when implemented, have been successful at prevention? The newly created Firearm Injury and…

HIPRC surgery postdoctoral fellow Elissa Butler, M.D., on left, and trainee Kate Stadeli, M.D., have each received grants from the Medic One Foundation on research projects to prevent injury and improve care. Stadeli’s project was awarded…

Researchers from Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center conducted a survey examining use by high school football coaches using a specific football helmet, the VICIS Zero1. The results are reported below. Coaches Survey of VICIS…

We are recruiting outstanding investigators for an intensive two-year postdoctoral program of mentored, applied research on firearm injury and policy. We are seeking individuals who have completed a doctoral degree program (MD, PhD, or equivalent)…