CDC Injury Control Research Centers

IPRCE is one of nine Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs) funded by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

ICRCs core function is to coordinate stakeholders across multiple disciplines with the goal to put injury and violence related research into action. The ICRCs tackle critical issues and use their expertise to advance research, community outreach, and training.


  • Conduct cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research on the causes, outcomes, and prevention of injuries and violence.
  • Focuses on issues of local and national importance including motor vehicle injuries; interpersonal violence and suicide; opioid overdoses; older adult falls; and traumatic brain injuries.


  • Ensure research is put into action to prevent injuries and violence.
  • Provide technical assistance to disseminate and translate research findings which leads to increased awareness and influences action.


  • Train and develop the current and next generation of researchers and public health professionals.
  • Ensure there is an adequate supply of qualified practitioners and researchers to advance prevention research, address new problems, and reach new populations across the nation.