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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.

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.

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.

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.