Category: Health Equity

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…

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…

“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…

HIPRC trainees Avanti Adhia, ScD, and Kelsey Conrick, MPH were elected to The Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) Board of Directors. Conrick will be the Student Member and Adhia will be…

Session Description: The past few decades have brought an increased awareness of the need to address intimate partner violence in school curriculum and with younger students. The March session of Hot Topics in Practice will…

A new study by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) examined risk factors for child fatality during intimate partner homicides (IPH). Using data from the National Violence Death Reporting System (NVDRS), researchers at…

Hospital availability of essential resources require an effective supply chain and efficient stock-management practices. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, the Departments…

Three Interventions to Address Firearm Injury and Death Amidst the rise of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, many other health issues have been overshadowed. However, the problem of firearm injuries and…

Trauma, which worldwide accounts for more than 5 million deaths per year, is a major cause of death in low- and middle-income countries. It has been estimated that improved trauma care could prevent as many…

The 2021 INSIGHT Summer Research Program is almost here, and Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center is looking for HIPRC-affiliated faculty and fellows to provide mentorship for our 2021 cohort of summer interns. The success of all our…