Category: Injury Care

New research featuring HIPRC Suicide Prevention Researcher, Dr. Christopher DeCou, highlights an increase in firearm access and an increase in firearm violence during the coronavirus pandemic (March-May 2020). The study looked at 48 states (excluding…

In a new interview featured in Concussion Alliance, Dr. Monica Vavilala explains the importance of the Return to Learn (RTL) program. “Return to Learn refers to the idea that students with a concussion should have…

Sports at every level are re-evaluating the safety of play going into this summer and fall. In addition to COVID-19 considerations, the awareness of the critical nature of athlete safety and emergency preparedness is at…

As Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s research scientist, Brianna Mills, Ph.D., works closely with faculty, staff, trainees, and students to stay on top of any research question that may arise and answering it as…

COVID-19 has had significant impacts on so many communities and especially to the healthcare industry as a whole. Many around the nation are working with limited test kits and limited supplies. Please be assured Harborview…

With the current nationwide COVID-19 climate, injury prevention professionals are anticipating a possible increase in child maltreatment and unintentional injuries in homes. Parents, caregivers, and children are spending more time at home with odd schedules,…

When HIPRC associate member and urologist Judith Hagedorn, M.D., M.H.S., started her journey in medical education, she wanted a discipline that offered variety. “I really wanted to have a field where I operate, but I…

The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities: one for UW graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, and one for UW faculty. All submitted projects…

Since restrictions on the sale of high-powered magnets were lifted in 2016, injuries relating to magnets have skyrocketed, and experts are concerned that parents might not realize how serious injuries from these magnets can be….

Psychology, pediatrics, new trauma surgeons; these are just a few of the many backgrounds represented in Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s new Young Investigators Group. Elizabeth Killien, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics and…