Tag: research

Two projects led by HIPRC faculty are among 21 COVID-19 rapid response grants awarded by the University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative.  “We believe the 21 projects selected for funding are all well positioned to rapidly…

Kelsey Conrick, MPH, a doctoral student in the University of Washington School of Social Work, has been selected to receive the inaugural HIPRC Rivara Endowment Injury Research Grant for her project “Exploring Influences on Firearm…

As Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s research scientist, Brianna Mills, Ph.D., works closely with faculty, staff, trainees, and students to stay on top of any research question that may arise and answering it as…

Availability of firearms at home have been repeatedly associated with an increased risk of suicide and homicides inside the home. In a new study, researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm…

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…

When HIPRC associate member and urologist Judith Hagedorn, M.D., M.H.S., started her journey in medical education, she wanted a discipline that offered variety. “I really wanted to have a field where I operate, but I…

Psychology, pediatrics, new trauma surgeons; these are just a few of the many backgrounds represented in Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s new Young Investigators Group. Elizabeth Killien, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics and…

A new study found states with more comprehensive swim regulations in open bodies of water have lower drowning death rates. Drowning death rates were three to four times lower in states with regulations compared to…

If English isn’t your native or primary language, you may struggle to find healthcare resources on the websites of Washington state hospitals. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) and Washington…

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…