Category: Health Equity

The National Institute of Justice has awarded a three-year project led by Mary A. Kernic, PhD, MPH with HIPRC core member Megan Moore, PhD, MSW, and HIPRC trainee, Avanti Adhia, ScD, as co-investigators. This project…

The University of Washington Population Health Initiative has awarded COVID-19 population health equity research grants to six projects involving partnerships between UW School of Public Health researchers and community leaders. These awards are intended to support collaborations…

The full guideline can be found at: https://braintrauma.org/guidelines/guidelines-for-the-management-of-severe-tbi-4th-ed#/. UPDATED RECOMMENDATIONS DECRA10 and RESCUEicp11 are higher quality studies whose findings supersede those of lesser quality investigations. Though both studied secondary DC for the treatment of refractory ICP elevation, a…

Informal caregivers for persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) face several unique issues, including racial and ethnic challenges.   Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of…

Saida Mahamud, BA will be working alongside the outreach & communication team throughout the summer. She’s currently a second-year Masters in Public Health student in the Department of Global Health earning a certificate in International…

The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is hosting a Mock Study Section on August 7th. The goal of this section is to provide graduate students, fellows and junior investigators with insight into how NIH…

New research featured in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology looks at the issuance of locking devices and safe storage policies among law enforcement agencies in Washington State. HIPRC Core member & HIPRC lead…

New research featuring HIPRC Suicide Prevention Researcher, Dr. Christopher DeCou, highlights an increase in firearm access and an increase in firearm violence during the coronavirus pandemic (March-May 2020). The study looked at 48 states (excluding…

The people of the University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center fiercely condemn the killing of George Floyd while in police custody, and add our voices to the horror, anger and resolution to confront…

Two projects led by HIPRC faculty are among 21 COVID-19 rapid response grants awarded by the University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative.  “We believe the 21 projects selected for funding are all well positioned to rapidly…