Category: Global Injury

A new study examining motorcycle taxis in Uganda found that both drivers and passengers of a safety-conscious company generally engaged in safer behaviors when compared to other drivers and passengers. The research was published in…

A global partnership led by UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is aiming to improve outcomes after severe pediatric traumatic brain injury with support from a grant by the National Institutes of Health….

Traffic calming devices in Ghana were effective at reducing vehicle speeds and pedestrian injuries, a new study has found. Reducing pedestrian injuries is a pressing need in Ghana in West Africa, where pedestrian fatalities account…

Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center has added a special work-in-progress session with Dr. Paa Forson and Global Injury section lead Dr. Charles Mock on Thursday, March 14 at 3 p.m. in the HIPRC offices. The…

High school students with an interest in public health and medicine are invited to apply to the 2019 INSIGHT Summer High School Program, which will run July 15-Aug. 9, 2019. The program emphasizes hands-on learning…

UW Medicine has created the Frederick P. Rivara Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Endowment to honor and continue the work of a caring pediatrician, visionary researcher, and dedicated educator. The endowment was publicly announced…

The 2019 INSIGHT Summer Research Program has opened applications from undergraduate, graduate and first-year medical students looking for a hands-on, paid summer internship with injury research. INSIGHT is an intensive eight-week program at Harborview Injury…

Interns from the 2018 INSIGHT Summer Research Program spotlighted a range of topics including geriatric traumatic brain injury, firearm injuries, eye injuries and emergency care at the annual INSIGHT Research Symposium held Aug. 3 at…

Surgery postdoctoral fellow Robert Tessler, M.D., was named the Outstanding Master’s Student for 2018 by the UW School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology. During his time at Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, his…

Core member Fred Rivara, M.D., MPH, is editor-in-chief of the new JAMA Network Open, a fully open-access medical journal that launched this month. The journal, and its open access format, are designed to meet the needs of…