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The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (UI IPRC) is one of 9 Injury Control Research Centers funded by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The burden of injury in the U.S. is staggering:
- Injury is the leading cause of death from ages 1 to 44.
- In the U.S. $671 billion is spent annually in medical costs and lost productivity.
Our Vision is to create knowledge to keep people and communities safe.
Our Mission is to support multidisciplinary academic and community efforts to prevent and control traumatic injuries and violence, especially among rural populations.
Our Values We strive for:
Excellence: We are committed to high standards of performance in research, education, and engagement by ensuring quality work, trusted partnerships, and proactive leadership.
Collaboration: We build trusting relationships that engage diverse partners in work that seeks, respects, and integrates partners’ missions and values to achieve a shared vision.
Innovation: We seek to reduce the burden of violence and injury through high impact, forward focused, and strategic solutions that advance the field.
Belonging: We create an inclusive and respectful environment where we engage, connect, and empower internal and external partners.
Equity: We recognize structural inequities that lead to injuries and violence and work for just solutions.