Category Archive: Center for Injury Research and Prevention
A recent trade mission to Israel led by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has led to a new research agreement between CHOP, Drexel University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/trade-mission-israel-leads-pediatric-research-agreement/
Dr. Winston, who is the scientific director and founder of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention, notes that in order to drive safely, drivers must show “situation awareness” and be “ready for the unexpected.”
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/situation-awareness-safe-driving/
Yesterday, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council released an extensive report on sports-related concussions in children and teens that found helmets do not prevent concussions in youth athletes.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/iom-report-examines-sports-related-concussion-youths/
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/