Reducing the impact of injury through research and outreach
Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
Reducing the impact of injury and violence on people’s lives through research, education, training and public awareness.
Core member authors book about recording police
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center core member Mary Fan, J.D., M.Phil, has authored a new book examining policy questions and implications around recording police. Her book, “Camera Power: Proof, Policing, Privacy, and Audiovisual Big Data,” which was released by Cambridge University Press earlier this month, is the first of its kind to examine this […]
Argentina pediatric TBI care focus of global partnership
A global partnership led by UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is aiming to improve outcomes after severe pediatric traumatic brain injury with support from a grant by the National Institutes of Health. The partnership with Centro de Informatica e Investigacion Clinica in Rosario, Argentina, Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C., and […]
Infrastructure changes found to reduce pedestrian injury in Ghana
Traffic calming devices in Ghana were effective at reducing vehicle speeds and pedestrian injuries, a new study has found. Reducing pedestrian injuries is a pressing need in Ghana in West Africa, where pedestrian fatalities account for more than 40 percent of all road casualty deaths nationally. In many low- and middle-income countries, traffic regulations are […]
Study: How close to home do firearm injuries actually occur?
When it comes to firearm assaults, the neighborhoods where people live are not necessarily where they are shot. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health found that nearly three-quarters of firearm injuries and deaths in King County occurred beyond the immediate area surrounding the victim’s home. Previous […]