Tag: firearm injury

Researchers at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC), UW Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology of the University of Washington School of Public health have conducted the first state-wide study of extreme risk…

The people of the University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center fiercely condemn the killing of George Floyd while in police custody, and add our voices to the horror, anger and resolution to confront…

A new study explains the widespread gaps in laws regarding temporary transfers of firearms. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) and Washington State University found the U.S. has no clear…

A new interactive map is now available to help people in crisis find temporary firearm storage facilities in their community. Currently, 59 locations in Washington state are listed. This is the first  map of its kind created…

Roughly one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun, reports a new University of Washington study. And, the study found, many of those rural kids started carrying…

While waiting for free firearm storage devices at gun safety events held in sporting goods stores across Washington, nearly 3,000 people filled out a one-page survey asking how they stored guns at home and other…

A new paper by Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program researchers offers a broad, updated look at the interrelated impacts of violence on physical and mental health across age groups, from infants to elderly people….

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center has opened several full-time research opportunities, three regarding firearm injury research and one in a traumatic brain injury program. HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program is seeking applicants…

The Journal of Behavioral Medicine released a special issue on gun violence this week, with papers authored by a number of faculty and trainees from the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Injury…

A new program at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) seeks to answer urgent questions around firearm risks, injuries, policies and programs in Washington state. Washington has awarded $1 million to the…