Category: Violence Prevention

“The tragedy in Boulder emphasizes this need all the more to restrict firearm access of those intent on killing others,” says HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) director, Dr. Frederick Rivara. Death and…

Burns are painful injuries associated with a long recovery. Some patients may not be receiving sufficient pain management education to optimize their experience and recovery after their injury. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention…

“We join the University of Washington community and people everywhere in mourning the victims of last night’s horrific shootings in Atlanta. The deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, reflect a disturbing…

HIPRC trainees Avanti Adhia, ScD, and Kelsey Conrick, MPH were elected to The Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) Board of Directors. Conrick will be the Student Member and Adhia will be…

Session Description: The past few decades have brought an increased awareness of the need to address intimate partner violence in school curriculum and with younger students. The March session of Hot Topics in Practice will…

Approximately 400,000 adolescents in the US experience some form of dating violence. As technology continues to grow, so does the presence of digital dating abuse (DDA) that uses digital media to harass, pressure, threaten, coerce,…

Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington, and UW Medicine have conducted a study looking at the relationship between…

A new study by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) examined risk factors for child fatality during intimate partner homicides (IPH). Using data from the National Violence Death Reporting System (NVDRS), researchers at…

Providing economic relief to struggling families can lead to another positive effect — fewer cases of child neglect, according to new research by the University of Washington. A 10% increase in a common benefit for…

Over the past two decades, suicide rate has increased in the United States by 36 percent. It’s also increasingly become one of the most common causes of death in the U.S., with a disproportionate increase…