Category Archive: Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/dr-nancy-kassam-adams-work-post-traumatic-stress-featured-nyt-blog/
The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) recently shared the amazing story of a student who swam across the English Channel to benefit CHOP’s Violence Intervention Program (VIP).
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/students-english-channel-swim-supports-violence-intervention/
There is convincing evidence that individuals – including teens – with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at heightened risk for unsafe driving behaviors.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/perfect-storm-may-be-at-play-in-adhd-teen-driving/
Signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — popularly known as “Obamacare” — contains a number of provisions designed to expand health insurance coverage.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/obamacare-wider-health-insurance-access-could-lead-to-pediatric-patient-influx/
What really goes on in the heads of teenagers? Generations of parents have asked that question, but researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at CHOP are studying one important aspect of it literally: What happens when a teenager gets a concussion?
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/the-forces-at-play-concussions/
As one of the premier pediatric research institutions in the country, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has long been committed to education and to training the next generation of pediatric pioneers.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/highlighting-chop-researchs-commitment-to-education/
For many teens, summer is just getting underway. But increased time spent outdoors also comes with increased safety concerns: Sun exposure, swimming, biking, and hiking can all increase the risk of various adolescent injuries.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/twitter-chatting-about-teen-summer-safety/
For several years, the Teen Driver Safety Research team at the Center for Injury Research & Prevention (CIRP) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has strived to reduce the frequency and severity of teens’ motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and fatalities.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/center-for-injury-research-prevention-awarded-for-teen-driving-initiative/
Kristy Arbogast, PhD, director of engineering at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, led the report, which reviewed the current science and data regarding rear seat occupant safety.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/report-recommends-changes-to-best-protect-children-in-car-crashes/
Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD, the Center’s scientific director and founder, outlines a few resources families can use to help their children better understand and cope with disasters like the recent bombings in Boston.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/helping-children-cope-with-the-tragedy-in-boston/