Category: TBI

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…

A new study published August 2022 in the British Medical Journal discovered concussions are linked to poor high school academic standing. Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC)…

Originally Published in The Lancet Neurology Today, the Lancet Neurology published a dedicated Commission on the advances and persisting and new challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) The 2022…

2022 Update: The study titled, Microscale pedestrian environment surrounding pedestrian injury sites in Washington state, 2015–2020, was recently published in the July 2022 Traffic Injury Prevention journal. All published authors are from HIPRC, which includes:…

To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, the Annual Health Research International Conference 2022 (AHR-iCON 2022) is taking place August 1-2, 2022 in Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand. The…

The 2022 recipient of the Rivara Endowment Injury Research Grant award is PhD candidate, Wonkyung Jung, MSN, RN for her project titled, “The role of social integration in cognitive functioning after traumatic brain injury in…

The Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a NeuroPICU Study Day April 13, 2022. Dr. Monica Vavilala has been invited to speak about the PEGASUS study and blood pressure management in brain…

Featuring experts from the UW’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. Please join the UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership for a Next Generation Medicine webinar featuring the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center…

Episode 26: Dr. Monica Vavilala: A Roadmap for Accelerating Progress The labels of “mild,” “moderate,” and “severe” to classify traumatic brain injury (TBI) are imprecise and are ineffective. Dr. Monica Vavilala is a board-certified anesthesiologist…

Dr. Vavilala has been appointed to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Common Data Elements (CDEs) International Traumatic Brain Injury Steering Committee (iTBI SC) for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) project. To…

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