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Child Safety

Published on
Apr 26, 2023
The Society of Automotive Engineers International recognized Kristy Arbogast, PhD, for her work to improve the safety of children and youth in motor vehicle crashes.

The purpose of this research study is to test whether virtual reality (VR) could be a useful way for people with autism to practice interacting with police officers.

Advancing the safety of children, youth, and young adults by facilitating scientific inquiry into childhood and young adult injuries and translating these findings into commercial applications and public education programs for preventing future injuries.

Dr. McDonald is a pediatric nurse scientist building a focused program of research aimed at promoting health and reducing injury in youth.

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Dr. Tremoulet's current research interests include designing intelligent information systems that use human data (e.g. medical images, vital signs, reaction times, verbal, numerical or abstract reasoning assessments, neurological measures, etc.) to support healthcare and/or to improve job performance by enabling more effective human-machine interaction.

tremouletp [at]
Published on
Nov 28, 2017
Snapshots of the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' portfolio of child safety-focused research projects is now available in CChIPS' annual report.
Published on
Aug 12, 2016
Portals and policies lead the headlines this week in our Friday roundup of research news from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. A new state law to keep babies and toddlers safe in cars takes effect in Pennsylvania today, and a CHOP expert was on hand for a video about it that went viral.
Published on
Nov 25, 2015
In the 10 years that the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has been on the road to improving child safety, the unique collaboration between industry members, academia, and government has reached many milestones, which are being celebrated with a special anniversary report and timeline.
Published on
Feb 4, 2014
A series of blog posts on driving safety for teens grabbed the attention of editors at the Philadelphia Inquirer’s online news source 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.