Category: HIPRC News

For more than two decades, Seattle magazine has published an annual list of the best physicians in the Puget Sound region. Harborview Injury & Prevention Research Center (HIPRC) congratulates the following Core and Associate Faculty…

SEATTLE – June 22, 2022 – Washington State pools and beaches are facing a lifeguard shortage. This will lead to reduced operating hours and some closures of beaches and pools throughout summer. Swimming in areas…

Extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs) are tools for preventing suicide and other forms of violence;  some states allow civilians to file ERPO petitions to remove firearms from someone expressing concerning behavior. New research led by…

Juneteenth (June 19th) is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger announced General Order NO. 3 to the people of Galveston,…

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center a visit June 9, 2022 at the Yesler Terrace Community Center. A variety…

The Office of Equity and Community Partnerships in the Director’s Office, Public Health-Seattle & King County (PHSKC), is seeking a Disability Justice Manager (Project/Program Manager III) who will bring their lived experiences as well as their technical knowledge to…

The fight to end gun violence has never been more urgent. National Gun Violence Awareness Day (the first Friday in June) and Wear Orange Weekend (the accompanying weekend) will take place June 3-5, 2022. Wear…

The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma awarded their 2022-2023 Research & Education Fund Scholarships. HIPRC Core Faculty Member, Rebecca Maine, MD, MPH received one of the scholarships for her project titled, Developing Metrics…

Originally posted on UW Medicine Newsroom. Dr. Fred Rivara, director of the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Medical Center, has more than 30 years of experience researching injury prevention. He says making any sense of the…

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is part of the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. As a collaborative multidisciplinary center, HIPRC is a worldwide leader…