Category: Global Injury

Congratulations to the HIPRC Trainee, Anne Massey, MPH, PhD(c) selected as a 2024 Bonderman Fellow. Each year, a select group of UW students are provided a rare opportunity to independently travel the world as Bonderman…

Improving Health Outcomes through our Cultures, Communities & Connections Each April, the HIPRC raises public awareness on National Minority Health Month (NMHM). This year’s NMHM theme is about understanding how the unique environments, cultures, histories,…

Severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a leading cause of child deaths and disability, with a disproportionate burden on low and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Children in these countries often require long-term rehabilitation and care, which…

Poisoning can be prevented. Did You Know… Poisoning is the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. Join us in observing 2024 National Poison Prevention Week on Sunday, March 17–Saturday, March 23. This year’s…

Content originally published on 2/27/2024 by Tyler S. Sampognaro at UW Medicine, Harborview Medical Center and 2/29/2024 by Ed Kromer of  THE WHOLE U at the University of Washington. ​Women’s History Month 2024: Celebrate champions…

Join the HIPRC in learning and reflecting on the achievements, influences, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans.   Black History Month (also known as African American History Month and Celebration of the African Diaspora) began…

Originally published by UW Insider on 11/8/2023. The University of Washington will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the UW Seattle, Medal of Honor…

National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-13, 2023 This year’s Fire Prevention Week™ (FPW™) campaign, “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention!™,” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they…

/ Celebrating Women / This year’s theme for Women’s Equality Day is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories”. From the earliest storytellers through pioneering journalists, our experiences have been captured by a wide variety of artists…

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth (June 19th), also known as “Freedom Day”, marks the day in 1865 when a group of enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free from the institution of…

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