Category: Injury Prevention

Originally Shared to UW Medicine Newsroom Researchers are finding that older adults with knee arthritis pain can and will participate from their homes in online exercise classes. Providing such classes online can remove some barriers…

Originally shared to the Washington State Secretary of State’s website >>   OLYMPIA — For the first time in nine years, Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor were awarded at a ceremony in the state…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). The 2024 TDVAM theme is “Love Like That.” Selected by the Love is Respect Youth Council “Love Like That” illuminates what “that” means regarding healthy, unhealthy, and…

Join the HIPRC in learning and reflecting on the achievements, influences, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans.   Black History Month (also known as African American History Month and Celebration of the African Diaspora) began…

The Internet opens the world up for kids, and that means they can sometimes experience parts of the world we don’t want them to see. One can proactively set boundaries and expectations for healthy online…

Applications for the 2024 HIPRC Dr. Frederick P. Rivara Endowment are now OPEN! The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Dr. Frederick P. Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to…

FREE King County Car Seat Events are happening locally throughout 2024 for parents, parents-to-be and caregivers. Whether this is your first time installing a car seat in preparation for the arrival of a new baby…

The HIPRC held its third annual “Outreach Learning Series: Engaging High School Students in Injury & Violence Prevention Careers.” Supported by the HIPRC Outreach Core, the event hosted about forty 11th-12th grade students and teachers…

Researchers at the HIPRC have received funding from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) to examine electric scooter (e-Scooter) related injuries in Washington state and estimate the potential impact of e-Scooter share programs on injuries….

The HIPRC is excited to partner with Dr. Stacy Rasmus and the Center for Alaska Native Health Research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Drs. Patel and Rasmus are collaborating to investigate Alaska Native elder…

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