Originally posted to UW Medicine’s The Huddle by: Huddle Editorial Team
The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC), a joint venture founded in 1985 between Harborview Medical Center and UW School of Medicine, is actively working to turn the tide on injury and violence rates. To do so, this interdisciplinary group implements research and prevention programs designed to decrease injury risk.
“Our mission to prevent injury and violence is grounded in principles of equitable practice,” says Monica Vavilala, MD, director of HIPRC. “We gather and generate information and translate it into programs that offer community benefits — initiatives that actually improve the human condition.”
Read HIPRC Director, Dr. Monica Vavilala’s full interview >>