Category: iHeal

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…

King County Medical Society has teamed up with UW Medicine to put on a virtual CME on Racism in Medicine. Specific areas of focus for this webinar include race-based health disparities, bias in medicine and…

A new study finds that a majority of victims killed in an intimate partner homicide were killed with a firearm. Using data from the National Violence Death Reporting System (NVDRS), researchers at the Harborview Injury…

UW’s Forefront Suicide Prevention Program, “Safer Homes, Suicide Aware,” was highlighted in a fascinating article by the New York Times published November 18, 2020. The article highlights suicide prevention efforts happening across 21 states, targeting…

Bodily injuries remain the leading cause of death and suffering among U.S. children and teens. Each day, 20 children die from preventable injuries—more than all other diseases combined.  In parallel, the nation’s second leading cause…

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…

The University of Washington Population Health Initiative has awarded COVID-19 population health equity research grants to six projects involving partnerships between UW School of Public Health researchers and community leaders. These awards are intended to support collaborations…