Center for Injury Research and Prevention

May 2020

Pediatricians Play a Key Role in Bullying Prevention

In a commentary published in the journal Pediatrics this month, the vital and unique role pediatricians play in curbing bullying is explored.

CChIPS Kicks Off 2020-2021 Research Year

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) proudly announces a new portfolio of research projects, voted on during the first-ever virtual meeting.

Why Studying Near Crashes Matters

Read about a new CChIPS study that provides valuable insights into factors that can lead to crashes.

Opportunities to Reduce Youth Distracted Driving

Learn why no one strategy will prevent cell phone use while driving in adolescents. It will take a multipronged approach, one that addresses the unique factors that contribute to distracted driving in teen drivers

Preventing Crashes with Automatic Emergency Braking

Read about new research, funded by the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), that shows automatic emergency braking to be very effective in preventing rear-end striking crashes.

Lawnmower Injuries in Children

Read more for a summary of a recent study exploring pediatric lawnmower injuries over the past 13 years.

Pediatric Concussion During COVID-19 Pandemic

What can you do at home if you can’t get to a healthcare provider during COVID-19? CHOP Nurse Practitioner Roni Robinson offers guidance and self-help strategies to share with parents navigating their child's concussion.