Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Violence Prevention

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.

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.

ICYMI March 2020

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

All Hospitals Should be Prepared to Care for Victims of Mass Shootings

New CHOP research highlights a need for local hospitals and non-trauma centers to be ready to treat mass shooting victims.

The Skull Breaker Challenge and Concussions

Read about the consequences of TikTok's "skull breaker” or “tripping jump” challenge, including the risk of prolonged symptoms of concussion.

Peer Sympathy is Key to Reducing School Bullying

Are kids sympathetic to their bullied peers? Read about a study examining factors associated with sympathy for victims of bullying.