Center for Injury Research and Prevention

October 2018

Lessons Learned: Driving With and Without Medication in Individuals with ADHD

In today's post, I share what we learned about recruitment and study design from our recent paper about driving and medications in young individuals with ADHD.

Stories from the REU Injury Science Class of 2018

Read about the Injury Science REU Class of 2018's amazing research experiences this past summer at CIRP.

Where Do Child Pedestrians Look Before Crossing the Street?

Learn about a one-of-a-kind pilot study that employed a virtual pedestrian crossing environment to explore how eye-tracking technology could be used to evaluate children’s behavior and point of view before crossing.

The Cost of Injuries

A new study describes the incidence and costs of injuries to children and adults in the United States.

Taking Action for Child Safety in Autonomous Vehicles

Learn about new recommendations to keep kids safe in autonomous vehicles from one of the authors of a Blue Ribbon Panel report released today by SafeKids Worldwide.

Trends in Infant and Youth Mortality By Age and Race/Ethnicity

A recent article in JAMA Pediatrics examined trends in infant and youth mortality by age group and race/ethnicity and also identified leading causes of death between 1999 and 2015. Read about what these trends mean and how this research can be used to inform public health policies and interventions.

Is a Child Being Bullied? Here’s What Parents Can Do to Help

A child’s confession that he or she is being bullied at school can leave parents feeling sad, angry, helpless, or all three at once. Here are proactive steps clinicians can recommend to parents to deal with a bullying situation.