Category: Injury Care

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. Listen. Believe. Support. #SAAM From the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: “Sexual violence happens in every community…

Drs. Kajal Mehta, Nikki Thrikutam and Barclay Stewart, HIPRC core member, along with partners from Ghana, Nepal, International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) and World Health Organization (WHO) were awarded the American Burn Association Peter…

  Pediatrician Dr. Frederick P. Rivara, a worldwide leader in injury prevention, is named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. The federation is…

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…

HIPRC trainees Avanti Adhia, ScD, and Kelsey Conrick, MPH were elected to The Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) Board of Directors. Conrick will be the Student Member and Adhia will be…

Session Description: The past few decades have brought an increased awareness of the need to address intimate partner violence in school curriculum and with younger students. The March session of Hot Topics in Practice will…

Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington, and UW Medicine have conducted a study looking at the relationship between…