Category: iHeal

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…

“The tragedy in Boulder emphasizes this need all the more to restrict firearm access of those intent on killing others,” says HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) director, Dr. Frederick Rivara. Death and…

Burns are painful injuries associated with a long recovery. Some patients may not be receiving sufficient pain management education to optimize their experience and recovery after their injury. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention…

“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…

Do you have any advice for females that are just starting their career- especially in today’s day & age For those interested in STEAM (and probably all fields), do what you like, and work it…

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…

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…

Congratulations to HIPRC core faculty member, Dr. Rebecca Maine who was just awarded the University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative (UW PHI-HIPRC) exploratory research award. UW PHI awarded six pilot research grants to faculty-led teams…

Workplace violence in healthcare has continued to grow throughout the years. Inside hospital’s emergency departments there are frequent assaults against healthcare workers. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine, the…