Category: FIPRP

In response to The Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial written by Drs. Laura Prater & Fred Rivara, Dr. Ken Jaffe wrote a piece highlighting an additional strategy to combat gun violence. Read Dr. Jaffe’s response here >…

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

Firearm injuries are a leading cause of death among children and teens. However, there are many ways that these injuries and deaths can be prevented using evidence-based practices and policies. Presented by the University of…

November Update: National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention  The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will showcase and advance the latest science in firearm injury prevention. For information on meeting funders and planning…

Originally posted on UW News. The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington. This…

Originally posted on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus New research from the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Policy & Research Program, examined diverse viewpoints on reducing access to potentially dangerous situations among older…

Originally posted to BMJ Talk Medicine’s SoundCloud. In this month’s British Medical Journal podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Dr. Rod McClure​, talks with Professor Fred Rivara, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, School of Medicine….

Seattle, WA (Oct, 11, 2022) – A free Firearm Injury Toolkit was unveiled this week to help more states find voluntary firearm storage sites while setting up online support maps that will help save lives….

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