Category: Health Equity

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) has announced three new free trainings which support public health professionals in using data to address health disparities. The three trainings are called, “Understanding Population Health Concepts,” Communicating…

The INSIGHT program provided students a challenging, immersive experience where they could learn about research, medicine and public health. This program was designed to expose students to various fields in medicine while also showing students…

Are you 18+ years old, own a firearm or know someone who does? The Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program is wanting to hear your opinion on suicide prevention! Eligible candidates must be: Be 18+…

A new study titled, “Identifying alcohol-related and built environment factors that can be modified to prevent pedestrian road traffic deaths,” out of the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, Drexel University, American University, and…

The INSIGHT program provided students a challenging, immersive experience where they could learn about research, medicine and public health. This program was designed to expose students to various fields in medicine while also showing students…

Congratulations Laura Prater, PhD, MPH, MHA! Dr. Prater’s award/grant “Engaging Machine Learning and Data Linkage to Understand Firearm Suicide Among Females,”  was funded by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research. Dr. Prater was awarded…

Mallory Smith, MD, a Pediatric Injury T32 fellow and Ashley Tabah, MS, MPH, a PhD Health Economics Student with the UW Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute were awarded the Rivara Endowment Injury…

A newly published study evaluates how well proxy variables for firearm ownership used in county-level studies measure gun ownership. Due to legislative restrictions and infrastructure limitations, accurate and updated data on firearm ownership at the…

In the summer of 2019, with the support of Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT Summer Research Program and the guidance of Dr. Megan Moore, MSW, PhD, I conducted a research project investigating…

HIPRC’s Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN and Megan Moore, PhD, MSW were invited to present their research at the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine’s (NASEM) committee on Accelerating Progress in…