Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960
Seattle, WA 98104-2499
Phone: (206) 744-9430
Seattle Children's Profile
Center/Lab Website: http://depts.washington.edu/hiprc/
Director, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH, is an attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, UW School of Public Health. Dr. Ebel directs the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, a multi-disciplinary research center whose mission is to reduce the impact of injury and violence on people's lives through research, education, training and public awareness (www.hiprc.org). Dr. Ebel earned her MD at the combined Harvard Medical School/M.I.T. program, has a Masters in Development Economics from Oxford University, and her MPH at the UW School of Public Health. Her clinical interests include medical consultation for pediatric trauma patients and primary care for vulnerable populations. Dr. Ebel's research interests include injury prevention, community interventions and health behaviors with emphasis on high-risk populations, and global injury. Recent work includes a multi-site community intervention to improve child passenger safety in Latino and Native American communities, interventions to reduce teen distracted driving, and interventions to improve language access. She is principal investigator for a grant to quantitatively measure and improve interpreted care for limited English proficiency children and families, and a Fogarty grant to improve trauma care in developing countries.