There has been a significant increase in national firearm purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the motivation for these purchases are fear of other people, the report concluded. Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention &…

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 &…

Laws limiting the availability of firearms for sale to young adults have been shown to be associated with a decrease in youth gun carrying. Minimum age firearm laws can be seen as a potentially effective…

The University of Washington Population Health Initiative has awarded COVID-19 population health equity research grants to six projects involving partnerships between UW School of Public Health researchers and community leaders. These awards are intended to support collaborations…

“Crash Course in Trauma Recovery” October 30, 2020 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM Harborview PDNE and Harborview Injury Prevention Center (HIPRC) are presenting a four hour webinar focusing on nursing considerations when caring for patients recovering…

Dr. Barclay Stewart, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center, collaborators from the UW Center for Microbiome Science and Therapeutics and the Salipante Lab received the inaugural HMC Pilot Research Award to study the gut and wound…

Erin Morgan, MS, PhD, has successfully defended her dissertation, “Perpetration of Interpersonal Violence, Incarceration, and Subsequent Risk for Firearm Suicide,” on August 12 to earn her doctorate in epidemiology. Beginning in the Autumn Quarter, Morgan…

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…