Center for Injury Research and Prevention

December 2017

Relationships, Communication and Snacks Drive Student Concussion Study Recruitment

What does it take to recruit high school students for research? Read about strategies to recruit student athletes to participate in a multi-year study.

New Evidence Supports Children Under 2 are Safest Riding Rear-Facing

A new study reevaluates the safety benefits of restraining children under age 2 rear-facing versus forward-facing in motor vehicles. Learn what has and hasn't changed when it comes to keeping the youngest child passengers optimally protected.

Five Years After Sandy Hook: Why Reframing Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue is Essential

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, when 20 children and six educators were shot and killed. Read on for perspective on how a public health approach can transform efforts to reduce gun violence involving youth.

Implicit Racial Bias Common Among Resident Physicians in ER

Tiffani Johnson, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at CHOP and a PolicyLab team member who is leading research in the area of physicians' implicit racial bias towards children. Today, Dr. Johnson is sharing some of the projects findings as a guest blogger for Research in Action.

Flashback Friday- Teen Dating Violence

For today's Flashback Friday post, I wanted to re-share a blog post on the consequences of victim blaming in cases of sexual assault by Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Christine Forke Young, a relevant post in today's culture of #metoo.