Washington Funded Programs and Activities
Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core VIPP)
Injury is a leading killer in all 50 states. However, due to variations in geography, weather conditions, and population groups, injury problems often vary between states. Through the Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core VIPP), CDC supports grantee partners to build capacity related to the prevention and control of injuries and to develop or strengthen their injury surveillance programs, particularly those with a focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program
Sexual violence, including rape, is preventable. Recognizing this, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. This landmark legislation established the Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of the RPE program is to strengthen sexual violence prevention efforts. It operates in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and six U.S. territories.
Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs)
Injury Control Research Centers conduct research in all three core phases of injury control (prevention, acute care, and rehabilitation) and serve as training centers as well as information centers for the public. Research design in these centers is interdisciplinary and incorporates the fields of medicine, engineering, epidemiology, law, and criminal justice, behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, public health, and biomechanics.
Residential Fire-related Injury Prevention
CDC’s Injury Center funds 16 states to deliver a Smoke Alarm Installation and Fire Safety Education (SAIFE) program. For each year of funding, state health departments solicit participation from at least two eligible communities.
- Currently funded awards in Washington:
|Begin Period of Performance*||End Period of Performance*||Topic||Funding Type||Project Title|
|2010/09/01||2012/08/31||Injury Prevention - Motor Vehicle||Grant||Comparative Effectiveness of Two Interventions for Teen Distracted Driving|
|2010/09/01||2012/08/31||Injury Prevention - Poisoning||Grant||Evaluation of the Washington State Guidelines on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Pain|
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- Page last reviewed: December 2, 2011
- Page last updated: December 3, 2013
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- Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control