Category: Global Injury

Equity and Data have always been important principles of injury and violence prevention. But are we truly collecting data that provides an accurate picture of equity or do we have gaps in the data collection?…

Dr. Vavilala has been appointed to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Common Data Elements (CDEs) International Traumatic Brain Injury Steering Committee (iTBI SC) for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) project. To…

Researchers from American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT) and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center worked with global stakeholders of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) to identify demand-side factors that influence its…

Burn injuries are a leading cause of death and disability globally, with approximately 95 % of the health burden occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Using the World Health Organization’s (WHO) established Global Burn Registry…

Elizabeth Killien, M.D., MPH K23 grant proposal titled “Clinical factors associated with long-term recovery following pediatric critical illness and injury,” received a score of 20, five points below the NICHD payline. The overall goal of Killien’s…

Drs. Kajal Mehta, Nikki Thrikutam and Barclay Stewart, HIPRC core member, along with partners from Ghana, Nepal, International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) and World Health Organization (WHO) were awarded the American Burn Association Peter…

  Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, a worldwide leader in injury prevention, is named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. The federation is…

With drug overdose and deaths rising alarmingly among youth, King County today launched a new fentanyl overdose prevention campaign, targeted specifically to reach young people between the ages of 14 to 18 years old. Called…

“The tragedy in Boulder emphasizes this need all the more to restrict firearm access of those intent on killing others,” says HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) director, Dr. Frederick Rivara. Death and…

“We join the University of Washington community and people everywhere in mourning the victims of last night’s horrific shootings in Atlanta. The deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, reflect a disturbing…