Center for Injury Research and Prevention

April 2020

Research Update on Marijuana and Driving

Read more for a research update on marijuana use and driving, including crash rates in states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use.

The Chance to Answer My Own Research Question

In this guest blog post, Drexel University's Rahul Akkem shares his experience as a co-op student on CIRP's Biomedical Engineering team and how it has shaped his future career in research.

ICYMI March 2020

Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting child injury prevention news.

Domestic Violence and Social Isolation During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that healthcare providers continue to screen for and address domestic violence in all healthcare settings.

Improve Access to State Licensing and Crash Data

Read about a new CIRP study, published in Accident Analysis and Prevention, that explains why traffic safety researchers and advocates need to take action to improve researcher access to state crash, licensing, and traffic citation data.

New Resource Alert: COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Staff and Their Patient Families

Access COVID-19 resources for healthcare staff and patient families created by the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS) to address the psychological and emotional effects of the pandemic and promote coping and resilience.

Choosing Epidemiology

Maya Thirkill, a senior at Spelman College, plans a career in epidemiology and thanks the Injury Science REU Program at CIRP for helping her choose a career path.

Improving Safety for Drivers with ADHD

Read Dr. Allison E. Curry highlights from her recent commentary for the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with Dr. Thomas J. Power on how advancing ADHD-driving research can improve driver safety.