CChIPS

Building A Minimal Viable Product (MVP)

Read this post about building a Minimal Viable Product (MVP), sixth in a series from CIRP@CHOP Digital Health Initiative experts on creating effective mobile interventions.

Rear-Facing Infant Seat vs. Convertible Seat for Children Over Age 1

Consumer Reports now recommends that children restrained using a rear-facing infant seat should be transitioned to a rear-facing convertible seat at age 1. This post explores how CPS Technicians and pediatricians can frame this information for parents and caregivers.

Automated Cars and Teens

Learn why research is needed on automated car technology with teen drivers in mind to make the roads safer for everyone.

CChIPS Expands its Website

CHOP's Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has expanded its website. Read more about CChIPS' unique research model and the resources you'll find on the website.

A Pivotal Meeting Leads to Decade of Cooperative Research & Impact

Today, the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) at CHOP is celebrating 10 years of collaborative research aimed at improving child safety. CChIPS' founder and director takes a look back at a pivotal meeting that put CChIPS -- and it's 10 years and over 100 research projects -- into motion.

Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 19-20

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' (CChIPS) annual conference, Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP), will be held November 19-20, 2015 in Plymouth, MI. Read more for topic and registration details.

CChIPS Research Projects Aim to Alleviate Incompatibilities Between Car Seats and Vehicle Seats

Through the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies, researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and The Ohio State University are investigating incompatibilities between child restraint systems and vehicle seats, and identifying solutions for parents and manufacturers.

Student Engineers Get the Spotlight at Injury Biomechanics Symposium

Today, we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from John Bolte, PhD, Director of the Injury Biomechanics Research Center at The Ohio State University (OSU). John discusses the Injury Biomechanics Symposium, where OSU hosts students from universities around the world to present their research.

New CChIPS Chair Looks Toward the Future

We would like to welcome a guest blog post from Schuyler St. Lawrence, the new CChIPS IAB Chair. Schuyler is the Assistant Manager for Safety Technical and Regulatory Affairs at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Toyota is a founding member of CChIPS. Read more to learn about his long term vision for CChIPS.

Using the Microsoft Xbox Kinect Sensor™ for Child Safety Research

It is no surprise that researchers often seek out cost-effective ways to conduct rigorous research. What may be surprising, however, is that a new data collection tool being utilized by CIRP@CHOP investigators is part of a gaming system that many families have in their homes.

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