Category: TBI

In the summer of 2019, with the support of Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT Summer Research Program and the guidance of Dr. Megan Moore, MSW, PhD, I conducted a research project investigating…

HIPRC’s Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN and Megan Moore, PhD, MSW were invited to present their research at the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine’s (NASEM) committee on Accelerating Progress in…

Looking for participants to take part in a study looking at the the effects of concussions on driving abilities. The University of Washington and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is looking for healthy control…

Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws reduce firearm access among individuals who are at a high risk of harming themselves or others. ERPOs can be requested by petitioners (household or family member, law enforcement) in…

Under Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s (HIPRC) INSIGHT High School Summer Research Program, a group of students and I, led by Dr. Mooney, conducted a research project to find out how to reduce Washington…

Join this Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research webinar as speakers present information on TBI and inflammation across the adult lifespan. Information about each presenter and their topic can be found be below. Does Acute Soccer Heading…

Traumatic Brian Injuries are considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a “silent” epidemic that affects more than 2.87 million people in the U.S. annually. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention &…

The full guideline can be found at: https://braintrauma.org/guidelines/guidelines-for-the-management-of-severe-tbi-4th-ed#/. UPDATED RECOMMENDATIONS DECRA10 and RESCUEicp11 are higher quality studies whose findings supersede those of lesser quality investigations. Though both studied secondary DC for the treatment of refractory ICP elevation, a…

Informal caregivers for persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) face several unique issues, including racial and ethnic challenges.   Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of…

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…