Category: FIPRP

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…

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…

Erin Morgan, MS, PhD, has successfully defended her dissertation, “Perpetration of Interpersonal Violence, Incarceration, and Subsequent Risk for Firearm Suicide,” on August 12 to earn her doctorate in epidemiology. Beginning in the Autumn Quarter, Morgan…

Firearm homicide and suicide rates have varied over time due to a number of factors. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology of the University…

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) has been awarded a 2-year grant by the National Collaborative for Gun Violence Research for a multi-center, prospective study to improve the understanding of individual…

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the largest cash transfer programs for low-income working families in the USA. Researchers at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department…

HIPRC postdoctoral scholar Avanti Adhia, Sc.D., received a K99 Research Training and Career Development award from NICHD to study the effectiveness of state intimate partner violence (IPV) laws on school-based prevention and response in reducing the prevalence of…