Category: Health Equity

Dr. Frederick Rivara, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, Director, Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program will speak on Structural Racism and Injuries to Children and Adolescents in the…

The John Hopkin’s University Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine present the 23rd annual Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) Research Day. This year’s featured visiting speaker is Dr. Monica S. Vavilala.  The ACCM…

Nationwide, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, which provide legal mechanisms to temporarily restrict a person showing dangerous behavior toward self or others from accessing firearms. A recent national study…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention awarded Laura Prater, PhD, MPH the 2021 Young Investigator Grant to supplement and extend her work developing and refining a tool to aid in firearm suicide prevention for older persons…

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…