Center for Injury Research and Prevention

June 2018

Capping Off College with Concussion Research

Today we welcome a guest blog post from Julia Vanni, who completed a six-month co-op with the CHOP concussion research team in 2015 and recently graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Health Science. She describes her experience as a co-op intern and her Capstone project on concussion recovery.

Flashback Friday- National Gun Violence Awareness Day June 2nd

June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness day. To honor this weekend, this flashback Friday features our recent blog posts on preventing gun violence.

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.

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.

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.

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.

When Neuroscience and Driving Converge

 Learn about how CIRP is establishing a new Neuroscience of Driving Research Program that will bridge basic neuroscience with applied driving research at the clinical and broader population level.