Category Archive: Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Jul 28 2014

CIRP Engineering Expert Accepts New Leadership Role

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) proudly announced the promotion of Kristy Arbogast, PhD, to co-scientific director.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cirp-engineering-expert-accepts-new-leadership-role/

Jun 25 2014

New Teen Drivers Benefit From Practice Quantity, Variety

When a teen learning to drive sits behind the wheel with sweaty palms, it is often up to the parent to keep their child calm and focused on the road. But how can parents prepare to steer these driving lessons in the right direction?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-teen-drivers-benefit-practice-quantity-variety/

Jun 17 2014

Concussion Prevention, Care Are Key Targets for Research

Few healthcare issues reach the presidential podium and ESPN headlines, but the topic of sports-related concussions in youth scored both, gaining momentum as a national priority.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/concussion-prevention-care-key-targets-research/

Jun 04 2014

AfterTheInjury.org/es Offers Expert Tips in Spanish

Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched a new Spanish website, AfterTheInjury.org/es, to help Spanish-speaking parents help their children recover after an injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/aftertheinjury-orges-offers-expert-tips-spanish/

May 16 2014

Targeting Youth Violence With Advocacy, Research

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) in January, which is taking a hospital-wide, multidisciplinary approach to curb youth violence in all forms.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/targeting-youth-violence-advocacy-research/

May 02 2014

CRISSP Alumna Finds Future Career Path Through Internship

CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP) provides full-time mentored research experience to future leaders in the biomedical sciences, with a special emphasis on advancing laboratory, clinical, behavioral, and translational pediatric research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/crissp-alumna-finds-future-career-path-internship/

Apr 09 2014

Evaluating How Peer Passengers Affect Teen Drivers

The work of Children’s Hospital’s Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE, scientific director of CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), figured prominently in a recently published Atlantic article on teen drivers and distracted driving.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/evaluating-peer-passengers-affect-teen-drivers/

Mar 04 2014

CHOP Neuroscientist Advocates for Federal Concussion Support

In an example of how many CHOP researchers’ work isn’t confined to the laboratory, Children’s Hospital Neuroscientist Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently traveled to Washington, DC to discuss concussion treatment strategies and to advocate for increased federal support for concussion research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-neuroscientist-advocates-federal-concussion-support/

Feb 04 2014

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Launches Child Safety Blog for Parents

A series of blog posts on driving safety for teens grabbed the attention of editors at the Philadelphia Inquirer’s online news source Philly.com and gave researchers at CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) a new opportunity to highlight their work and provide valuable information to Philadelphia families.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/center-injury-research-prevention-launches-child-safety-blog-parents/

Jan 30 2014

CHOP Researcher Sets Goals as New ISTSS President

Reaching out across the globe to advance traumatic stress research and practice is a top goal that CHOP’s Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD plans to accomplish as the new president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researcher-sets-goals-new-istss-president/

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