Register Now for Community-Driven Research Day 2016!

Registration is open for researchers & community-based organizations who have research questions about evaluating a program's impact on healthy neighborhoods. Learn more.

Digital Health Initiative

CIRP's Digital Health Initiative is working to enable an innovative, yet accountable digital health revolution. Learn more.

Download Violence Prevention Educational Tools

Click here to access free educational tools from CHOP’s Violence Prevention Initiative, including recorded webinars on trauma-informed care, bullying prevention, and gun safety in the home.

Apply for CIRP’s REU Program

CIRP's 2016 Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program will soon be accepting applications for a unique paid summer internship. 

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TeenDrivingPlan Parent Guide Now Available

Click here to access the TeenDrivingPlan Parent Guide. Based on years of research, this useful guide helps parents effectively supervise driving practice with their teens.

A New Model for Pediatric Concussion Care

Learn how CHOP is streamlining concussion care through its health network. Click here to access information and resources for families and healthcare professionals.

Web Resources for Families

CIRP translates its research and experience into web-based resources for families and those that support them. Use the website to help families properly restrain children in cars, teach their teens to become safe drivers, and to recover from injury - mind and body. Click here to learn more and to access these sites.

Welcome to the Center for Injury Research & Prevention

We are a multidisciplinary group of behavioral scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, engineers, public health practitioners, and communications professionals at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute dedicated to translating research into action to keep children, teens, and young adults safe from injury. Together, we work to translate rigorous scientific research into practical tools and guidelines for families, professionals, and policymakers to ensure research results extend to make a real-world impact.

We offer evidence-based information, resources, and tools from CHOP’s injury prevention experts across all of our pediatric injury research priorities: Teen Driver Safety, Child Passenger Safety, Pediatric Biomechanics, Post-injury Care and Recovery, Violence Prevention, and Digital Health.