Category: Violence Prevention

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT Topics:  Violence and Injury Prevention Format:  Webinar Duration:  1 hour Cost:  Free Series:  Hot Topics in Practice Competency Domains:  Community Dimensions of Practice Skills Learning Objectives Describe…

Congratulations Laura C. Prater, MPH, MHA, PhD for your R21/R33 funding for your project titled, Shared Decision-Making for Firearm Safety among Older Adults with early changes associated with Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD). Certain conditions,…

Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools Students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction in the fall 2021 is a priority. Vaccination is the leading public health prevention strategy to end…

Are you 18+ years old, own a firearm or know someone who does? The Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program is wanting to hear your opinion on suicide prevention! Eligible candidates must be: Be 18+…

If it feels like you’re hearing about a new shooting investigation every time you catch the news, there’s some unfortunate science behind the phenomenon.  “Every major city across the country is seeing an increase in…

A new study titled, “Identifying alcohol-related and built environment factors that can be modified to prevent pedestrian road traffic deaths,” out of the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, Drexel University, American University, and…

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan joined King County Executive Dow Constantine and city and community leaders to announce new City of Seattle investments in community-led safety efforts to help address the rise in gun violence. In…

Congratulations Laura Prater, PhD, MPH, MHA! Dr. Prater’s award/grant “Engaging Machine Learning and Data Linkage to Understand Firearm Suicide Among Females,”  was funded by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research. Dr. Prater was awarded…

King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Board of Health have declared June 4th, 2021 as King County Regional Community Safety and Well-being Day in recognition of the rising rates of gun violence…

A newly published study evaluates how well proxy variables for firearm ownership used in county-level studies measure gun ownership. Due to legislative restrictions and infrastructure limitations, accurate and updated data on firearm ownership at the…