Center for Injury Research and Prevention

June 2019

Children & Guns: Safety Tips from CHOP Experts

Today marks the 5th annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a day for honoring the memory of gun violence victims and acknowledging the public health epidemic of gun violence. CHOP's gun violence experts have developed an educational handout on gun safety tips to share with parents and caregivers.

Follow the 5 “Rs” of Medication Safety

How can parents and caregivers safely give medicine to their children? By following the Five Rights of Medication Administration like nurses do.

Developmental Disabilities and Child Maltreatment

Learn more about a new study examining the frequency and severity of disabilities among children in families investigated for maltreatment.

Announcing the 2019-2020 CChIPS Research Project Portfolio

Learn the topics and objectives of the 11 newly funded projects for the 2019-2020 Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) research portfolio.

Fireworks: Facts & Tips to Stay Safe on Fourth of July

With a spike in fireworks usage around the upcoming July 4th holiday, here are some safety tips to share with families.

The Role of Race and Ethnicity on ACEs and Developmental Disabilities

Do race and ethnicity play a role in diagnosing and treating developmental disabilities and adverse childhood experiences? CHOP experts Drs. Roy Wade and Juhi Pandey weigh in.

Teaching Autistic Adolescents to Drive

Learn about new CHOP research published in the journal Autism in Adulthood that shares the perspectives of specialized driving instructors with experience teaching autistic adolescents to drive.

REU Channeling a Powerful Force

CIRP welcomes the 2019 Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) class. These talented students will gain hands-on real world research experience from leading researchers in their fields.