Category: HIPRC News

HIRPC associate member Molly Fuentes, MD, received a Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) for her project titled, “A New Model of Rehabilitation to Meet the Cultural Needs of American Indian/Alaska Native Children with Disabilities”….

An important way to reduce firearm injuries and deaths is safe storage of firearms in the home.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends, “the most effective measure to prevent suicide, homicide, and unintentional firearm-related…

Congratulations to HIPRC core member Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar who was just appointed as a member of the UW Population Health Initiative (UW PHI) Executive Council. UW PHI mission is to address the most persistent and…

Firearms were used in approximately 50.6% of suicide deaths in the U.S. in 2018 (CDC). Yet information about the type of firearm used in firearm deaths is limited, inhibiting both expert and legislature ability to…

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…

In the United States, individual state laws barring 18- to 20-year-olds from buying or possessing a handgun make little difference in the rate of homicides involving a gun by people in that age group, a…

Under Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT High School Summer Research Program, a group of students and I, led by Dr. Mooney, conducted a research project to find out how to reduce Washington…

Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar has been awarded a three-year grant from the CDC for his study Culture, Longitudinal Patterns, and Safety Promotion of Handgun Carrying Among Rural Adolescents: Implications for Injury Prevention. Dr. Rowhani-Rahbar’s study is…

The International Day of Peace is a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to building a culture of peace. We invite you to engage and celebrate this important day. Learn more here.

There has been a significant increase in national firearm purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the motivation for these purchases are fear of other people, the report concluded. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention &…