Category: FIPRP

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…

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…

An important way to reduce firearm injuries and deaths is safe storage of firearms in the home.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends, “the most effective measure to prevent suicide, homicide, and unintentional firearm-related…

Congratulations to HIPRC core member Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar who was just appointed as a member of the UW Population Health Initiative (UW PHI) Executive Council. UW PHI mission is to address the most persistent and…

Firearms were used in approximately 50.6% of suicide deaths in the U.S. in 2018 (CDC). Yet information about the type of firearm used in firearm deaths is limited, inhibiting both expert and legislature ability to…

In the United States, individual state laws barring 18- to 20-year-olds from buying or possessing a handgun make little difference in the rate of homicides involving a gun by people in that age group, a…

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…

There has been a significant increase in national firearm purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the motivation for these purchases are fear of other people, the report concluded. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention &…

Join this Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research webinar as speakers present information on TBI and inflammation across the adult lifespan. Information about each presenter and their topic can be found be below. Does Acute Soccer Heading…