Category: Research

Written by Eleanor Licata for UW Medicine. Imagine your kid on the soccer field. They jump to head the ball, collide with another player, and end up with a concussion. They don’t need surgery or…

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid HIPRC a visit January 26 for the “Outreach Learning Series: Engaging High School Students in Injury & Violence Prevention Careers”…

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to provide resources to graduate students and post-doctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A…

HIPRC Core Faculty, Judith Hagedorn, MD, MHS, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Portia Prettie Endowed Faculty Fellowship for Urology Innovation. During her time as a Portia Prettie Anderson Endowed Fellow, Dr….

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

Firearm injuries are a leading cause of death among children and teens. However, there are many ways that these injuries and deaths can be prevented using evidence-based practices and policies. Presented by the University of…

Originally posted on UW News. The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington. This…

Originally posted on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus New research from the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Policy & Research Program, examined diverse viewpoints on reducing access to potentially dangerous situations among older…

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