Category Archive: Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/simulated-driving-assessment-fuels-teen-driver-research/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-take-clinical-look-teen-driver-safety/

Aug 11 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research

A recent event at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) celebrated the wide-ranging accomplishments of a number of students who have been working with CIRP staff and investigators.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/celebrating-student-contributions-injury-research/

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/

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