Lead: Dr. Monica S. Vavilala, MD
To generate and disseminate new knowledge pertaining to traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment.
To reduce the burden from traumatic brain injury through research, education and public awareness.
Preparation of research proposals, review of current literature, and enhancement of public awareness for traumatic brain injury through regular meetings, journal clubs, and community engagement.
Research projects are organized by PI and their respective Section Membership. HIPRC Faculty may belong to multiple Sections.
|Linda Boyle||Civil & Environmental Engineering||Educating Teen Drivers|
|Eileen Bulger||Surgery||Prehospital Tranexamic Acid Use for Traumatic Brian Injury|
|Surgery||CIREN (Crash Investigation Research & Engineering Network)|
|Sara Chrisman||Pediatrics||Concussion in College Athletes|
|Effects of Cannabis on Driving|
|Nathalia Jimenez||Anesthesiology||Disparities in Disability after Traumatic Brain Injury for Hispanic Children|
|Christine MacDonald||Neurological Surgery||Evaluation Of Longitudinal outcomes in mild TBI Active-Duty Military and Veterans (EVOLVE Study)|
|Christine MacDonald||Neurological Surgery||Assessment Of Long Term Outcome & Disability In Active-Duty Military Prospectively Examined Following Concussive Traumatic Brain Injury|
|Christine MacDonald||Neurological Surgery||Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brian Injury (TRACK Study)|
|Christine MacDonald||Neurological Surgery||Traumatic Brain Injury Endpoints Development (TED Study)|
|Megan Moore||Social Work||Social Work Intervention for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (SWIFT): A Pilot Study|
|Fred Rivara||Pediatrics||Addition of Pediatric TBI Data To NIH FITBIR Database|
|Fred Rivara||Pediatrics||Intervention On Victims Of Gun Violence|
|Fred Rivara||Pediatrics||Pediatric Injury Research Training Program|
|Fred Rivara||Pediatrics||Youth sports concussion: Epidemiology, injury and outcome|
|Pediatrics||Structural & Programmatic Effects of Bus Rapid Transit on Physical Activity|
Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics
|Effect Of Treatment On Outcome After TBI in Children and Adolescents|
|Ali Rowhani-Rahbar||Epidemiology||Mental Illness and Injury|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||Amitriptyline to Prevent Headache after Traumatic Brian Injury|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) examines the long-term effects of combat-related and military-relevant TBI|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||Managing Severe TBI without ICP monitoring – Guidelines Development and Testing|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||Telephone Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain after Traumatic Brian Injury|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brian Injury (TBI): Improving outcome assessments and effectiveness and costs of tests, treatments and services|
|Nancy Temkin||Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics||UW Traumatic Brian Injury Model System: Rehabilitation care and outcomes|
|Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics
|Impact of Aging on the Immune Response to Traumatic Brain Injury|
|Hilaire Thompson||Biobehavioral Nursing||Neuropathology of CTE and Delayed Effects of TBI: Toward In-Vivo Diagnostics|
|Hilaire Thompson||Biobehavioral Nursing||Patient-provider communication for patients with communication disorders|
|Hilaire Thompson||Biobehavioral Nursing||Pilot study on the effectiveness of a cognitive training intervention to prevent falls in older adults with mild cognitive impairment|
|Hilaire Thompson||Biobehavioral Nursing||Preparing Acute Care Nurse Practitioners for Care of Adults and Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions|
|Monica Vavilala||Anesthesiology||Implementation Science Methods to Increase Adherence to Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Guidelines|
|Monica Vavilala||Anesthesiology||Improving Indo-US Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes|
|Monica Vavilala||Anesthesiology||Pediatric Injury Research Training Program|
Journal Club Readings
Chesnut RM, Temkin N, Carney N, et al. (2012) A trial of intracranial-pressure monitoring in traumatic brain injury. N Engl J Med.
Imagawa KK, Hamilton A, Ceschin R, et al. (2011) Characterization of microstructural injury: A novel approach in infant abusive head trauma-initial experience. J Neurotrauma.
Petranovich CL, Wade SL, Taylor HG, et al. (2015) Long-term caregiver mental health outcomes following a predominately online intervention for adolescents with complicated mild to severe traumatic brain injury. J Pediatr Psychol.
Robinson TN, Wu DS, Sauaia A, et al. (2013) Slower walking speed forecasts increased postoperative morbidity and one-year mortality across surgical specialties. Ann Surg.
Wäljas M1, Iverson GL, Lange RT, et al (2015) A prospective biopsychosocial study of the persistent post-concussion symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma.
Wintermark M, Sanelli PC, Anzai Y, et al. (2015) Imaging evidence and recommendations for traumatic brain injury: Advanced neuro- and neurovascular imaging techniques. AJNR Am J Neuroradio.
Iliff JJ, Wang M, Liao Y, et al. (2012) A paravascular pathway facilitates CSF flow through the brain parenchyma and the clearance of interstitial solutes, including amyloid β. Sci Transl Med.
Plog BA, Dashnaw ML, Hitomi E, et al. (2015) Biomarkers of traumatic injury are transported from brain to blood via the glymphatic system. J Neurosci.