Research in Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

Wanted: Diverse Range of Undergrads for Summer Research Experiences

The Injury Science Research REU program sponsored by the National Science Foundation is seeking undergraduate candidates for a paid summer 2016 internship.

Glen's Village

I recently learned about the amazing film “Glen’s Village” featuring the journey of one of my former patients, Glen Casey. His trajectory to becoming a student at The University of Pennsylvania, including the impact of childhood trauma, was the subject of a documentary produced by the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. Read more to learn about the film.

Undergraduates Benefit from Research Training

Read about the undergraduate research experience of two co-op students with the Digital Health Initiative at CHOP in this interview.

What Teens Think About Cell Phone Use Behind the Wheel

Read about a recent CIRP@CHOP study that describes teens' perceptions of inattention and cell phone use while driving.

Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 19-20

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' (CChIPS) annual conference, Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP), will be held November 19-20, 2015 in Plymouth, MI. Read more for topic and registration details.

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