Center for Injury Research and Prevention

December 2018

Mobility 21 Consortium Offers New Opportunities for CHOP to Influence Safety of Autonomous Vehicles for Child Passengers

At a recent MAP 21/Mobility 21 Deployment Partner Consortium Event, I recently presented on my research on seating configurations in autonomous vehicles that will keep child passengers the safest. The Consortium event underscored for me that CHOP is one of the few organizations studying children’s safety in vehicles that will be widely available sooner than many people think.

After Violent Injury, Recovery Goes Beyond Avoiding Future Violence

Hospital-based violence prevention programs provide support to violently injured individuals following discharge from the hospital. New research identifies and prioritizes outcomes for these individuals, revealing a focus on positive outcomes related to psychosocial health.

Flashback Friday: Toy Safety

Inspired by a recent annual survey on toy safety, and with many of us entering our peak holiday toy shopping, today's Flashback Friday post highlights our previous toy safety blog posts.

How CHOP is Taking Innovation to the Next Level in Pediatric Digital Health

My colleague, Daria Ferro, MD and I recently conducted a presentation entitled, “From Problem to Impact: Toward an Innovation Ecosystem,” as part of the Healthcare Informatics Series by CHOP's Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. Read more for our strategies on how to bring new ideas to fruition at CHOP.