Burn Center staffThe Northwest Regional Burn Model System (NWRBMS), centered within the UW Medicine Department of Surgery at Harborview Medical Center, is one of only 4 burn model centers funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) for the 2012-2017 grant cycle. Our NIDILRR project award number is 90DP0029.

NWRBMS’s primary activities include conducting research studies on high priority topics for people with a burn injury such as employment, rehabilitation, depression, post-burn itching; and providing research-based education and training to professionals and consumers.

Information you will find on this website includes:

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If you are a burn survivor, 18 years or older, and able to read English, please consider completing an online survey that will help NWRBMS investigators learn more about the impact that your burn injury has had on your ability to return to work or school.  

For more details, please visit the Needs Survey page!

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