Grant Awarded to Hilaire Thompson to Research Falls Among Older Adults
A $4.2 million grant to UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) will support projects focused on prescription-opioid abuse, suicide, older adult falls, and pediatric concussion in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest. Several projects were awarded including to Dr. Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ARNP, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN. Her research is on falls among older adults, which the CDC reports are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries in U.S. adults over age 65.
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