Center for Injury Research and Prevention

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.

Child Mortality Webinar Recording

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention hosted a webinar which provided actionable information for health policy stakeholders, government agency staff, child health policy advocates, elected officials, and healthcare providers to implement policy changes to adress the three identified causes driving up the child mortality rates.

Teens Entering Summer Workforce Face a Variety of Injury Risks

Summer employment is a great opportunity for teenagers to earn their own money, learn new skills, and take on new responsibilities. But it can also pose a variety of hazards, from back strain and sunburns to cuts and concussions. Read more for tips to prevent and manage four common injuries.

Training Students to Tackle Real Life Problems

Learn how CIRP researchers mentor and coach students as they take on an active role in academic research to help improve pediatric injury prevention.

Concussions at Summer Camp Webinar Recording Now Available

View the recorded webinar, Concussions at Summer Camp, brought to you by experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Concussion Care for Kids Program.