The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (UI IPRC) is one of 10 injury “Centers of Excellence” 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.