Category: Research

Why we honor & celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month  Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month originated with Congress in the late 1970s. Since its origin, it has honored many different populations, countries and…

Improving Health Outcomes through our Cultures, Communities & Connections Each April, the HIPRC raises public awareness on National Minority Health Month (NMHM). This year’s NMHM theme is about understanding how the unique environments, cultures, histories,…

Two trainees from the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), Shoshana Benjamin, MPH, and Matthew Frank, MSW, MPH have been selected for the 2024 Summer Internship at the National Center for Injury Prevention and…

Severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a leading cause of child deaths and disability, with a disproportionate burden on low and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Children in these countries often require long-term rehabilitation and care, which…

HIPRC postdoctoral scholar, Keith Hullenaar, PhD, received a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to analyze state resource officer (SRO) programs and their impacts on…

Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) aims to increase bicycle safety among residents of King County. To that end, the PHSKC Violence & Injury Prevention Unit, with funding from the King County Council,…

Gender-affirming health care improves the wellbeing of transgender (trans) individuals. But today, many trans patients frequently report discriminatory and harmful experiences in health care settings. In a new study published in JAMA Network | Open,…

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…

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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