Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Training Opportunities

Save the Date: 6th Annual Minds Matter Concussion Care for Kids Conference

Join Minds Matter Concussion research team at CIRP@CHOP as they host expert faculty for a one-day conference for clinicians and school personnel involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.

Here’s to the Injury Science REU Class of 2017

Read about the Injury Science REU program's class of 2017 in these alumni profiles.

Studying the Impact of Bracing on Child Occupant Protection

In this guest blog, Ridhi Sahani of Bucknell University shares her pediatric biomechanics research experiences as an Injury Science REU student at CIRP during the summer of 2017.

Transforming Stories Into Actionable Data

Janice Bonsu, a recent graduate of UPenn's MPH program, shares her experience working with CIRP's Dr. Allison Curry and Eve Weiss in the area of exploring the experiences of healthcare professionals who provide driving rehabilitation services to adolescents with autism.

REU Season Opener

Learn about the Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at CIRP, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, which kicks off today.

Fifth Annual Pediatric Concussion Symposium at CHOP-- March 3, 2017

Register for the Fifth Annual MInds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids event at Children's Hospital of Phialdelphia to learn the state of science on topic and receive continuing education credits.

Empower Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

With the success of the Oscar nominated film “Hidden Figures,” there has been increased attention on the role of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In this post, CIRP@CHOP's Co-Scientific Director and Director of Engineering shares why it's more important than ever to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM.

Stakeholder Assessment Contributes to Program Planning Guide

Read about how Emily Sykes, BS went directly from a co-op student opportunity to full-time Research Coordinator in two years at CIRP@CHOP, learning a lot about teen driving program planning and evaluation along the way.

Discovering the Human Factor in Biomechanics

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Todd Hullfish, who recently graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. Todd worked with CIRP’s Biomechanical Engineering Research team as a co-op student for three years and recently joined the Human Motion Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine as a Research Specialist.

Taking My Research to the Next Level in Sweden

In this guest blog post, Gretchen Baker, a former Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) student at CIRP@CHOP, shares why she is pursuing a PhD in injury biomechanics research and the importance of collaboration within the research community.

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