Category: Injury Care

Several members of HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program including Fred Rivara, MD, MPH, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, PhD, MPH, Lauren Rooney, MPH,  and Emma Gause, MA, were awarded funding for their R61 research project…

Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws reduce firearm access among individuals who are at a high risk of harming themselves or others. ERPOs can be requested by petitioners (household or family member, law enforcement) in…

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”….

Join this Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research webinar as speakers present information on TBI and inflammation across the adult lifespan. Information about each presenter and their topic can be found be below. Does Acute Soccer Heading…

Traumatic Brian Injuries are considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a “silent” epidemic that affects more than 2.87 million people in the U.S. annually. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention &…

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…

Dr. Barclay Stewart, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center, collaborators from the UW Center for Microbiome Science and Therapeutics and the Salipante Lab received the inaugural HMC Pilot Research Award to study the gut and wound…

The full guideline can be found at: https://braintrauma.org/guidelines/guidelines-for-the-management-of-severe-tbi-4th-ed#/. UPDATED RECOMMENDATIONS DECRA10 and RESCUEicp11 are higher quality studies whose findings supersede those of lesser quality investigations. Though both studied secondary DC for the treatment of refractory ICP elevation, a…

Informal caregivers for persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) face several unique issues, including racial and ethnic challenges.   Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of…

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the largest cash transfer programs for low-income working families in the USA. Researchers at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department…