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Three Interventions to Address Firearm Injury and Death Amidst the rise of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, many other health issues have been overshadowed. However, the problem of firearm injuries and…

The 2021 INSIGHT Summer Research Program is almost here, and Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center is looking for HIPRC-affiliated faculty and fellows to provide mentorship for our 2021 cohort of summer interns. The success of all our…

The INSIGHT Research Program has opened applications for summer 2021. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students, and will run June 21 -Aug. 13, 2021. Over the course of eight weeks,…

Bodily injuries remain the leading cause of death and suffering among U.S. children and teens. Each day, 20 children die from preventable injuries—more than all other diseases combined.  In parallel, the nation’s second leading cause…

Several members of HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program including Fred Rivara, MD, MPH, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, PhD, MPH, Lauren Rooney, MPH,  and Emma Gause, MA, were awarded funding for their R61 research project…

From her time as an undergrad student at Columbia to her career in public health research, HIPRC postdoctoral scholar Avanti Adhia, ScD, has had a passion for helping others and making a change in the…

Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws reduce firearm access among individuals who are at a high risk of harming themselves or others. ERPOs can be requested by petitioners (household or family member, law enforcement) in…

To celebrate the UW School of Public Health’s 50 years of impact, the School is recognizing 50 alumni from around the world who have a demonstrated record of distinguished service and achievement across public health…

Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar has been awarded a three-year grant from the CDC for his study Culture, Longitudinal Patterns, and Safety Promotion of Handgun Carrying Among Rural Adolescents: Implications for Injury Prevention. Dr. Rowhani-Rahbar’s study is…

Laws limiting the availability of firearms for sale to young adults have been shown to be associated with a decrease in youth gun carrying. Minimum age firearm laws can be seen as a potentially effective…