Faculty

Frederick Rivara

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

206-744-9449
fpr@uw.edu

Education

MD University of Pennsylvania, 1974
MPH University of Washington, 1980

Contact

206-744-9449
fpr@uw.edu

Box 359960
401 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

Bio

Dr. Rivara served as founding director of the Harborview Injury and Research Center in Seattle for 13 years, founding president of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention, and his contributions to the field of injury control have spanned 30 years. He has received numerous honors including the Charles C. Shepard Science Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Public Health Association, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section Distinguished Career Award, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Injury and Poison Prevention, Physician Achievement Award, and the UW School of Public Health Distinguished Alumni Award. Rivara was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2005. Rivara is also a founding board member of the Washington State Academy of Science. He was one of the editors of WHO's report, World Report on Child Injury

Research Areas

Research Interests

His research interests have included the efficacy and promotion of bicycle helmets, prevention of pedestrian injuries, youth violence, the epidemiology of firearm injuries, intimate partner violence, interventions for alcohol abuse in trauma patients and the effectiveness of trauma systems in the care of pediatric and adult trauma patients. He continues as an active clinician, teacher, investigator, and advocate at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Structural Racism and JAMA Network Open.
(2021 Jun 1)
JAMA Netw Open 4(6): e2120269
Rivara FP, Bradley SM, Catenacci DV, Desai AN, Ganguli I, Haneuse SJPA, Inouye SK, Jacobs EA, Kan K, Kim HS, Morris AM, Ogedegbe O, Perencevich EN, Perlis RH, Powell E, Rubenfeld GD, Shulman LN, Trueger NS, Fihn SD

Equity and the JAMA Network.
(2021 Jun 1)
JAMA Netw Open 4(6): e2118381
Fontanarosa PB, Flanagin A, Ayanian JZ, Bonow RO, Bressler NM, Christakis D, Disis ML, Josephson SA, Kibbe MR, Öngür D, Piccirillo JF, Redberg RF, Rivara FP, Shinkai K, Yancy CW

Equity and the JAMA Network.
(2021 Jun 3)
JAMA Surg
Fontanarosa PB, Flanagin A, Ayanian JZ, Bonow RO, Bressler NM, Christakis D, Disis ML, Josephson SA, Kibbe MR, Öngür D, Piccirillo JF, Redberg RF, Rivara FP, Shinkai K, Yancy CW

Equity and the JAMA Network.
(2021 Jun 3)
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
Fontanarosa PB, Flanagin A, Ayanian JZ, Bonow RO, Bressler NM, Christakis D, Disis ML, Josephson SA, Kibbe MR, Öngür D, Piccirillo JF, Redberg RF, Rivara FP, Shinkai K, Yancy CW

Equity and the JAMA Network.
(2021 Jun 3)
JAMA
Fontanarosa PB, Flanagin A, Ayanian JZ, Bonow RO, Bressler NM, Christakis D, Disis ML, Josephson SA, Kibbe MR, Öngür D, Piccirillo JF, Redberg RF, Rivara FP, Shinkai K, Yancy CW

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