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The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.
December 11, 2018Hospital-based violence prevention programs provide support to violently injured individuals following discharge from the hospital. New research identifies and prioritizes outcomes for these individuals, revealing a focus on positive outcomes related to psychosocial health.
Mobility 21 Consortium Offers New Opportunities for CHOP to Influence Safety of Autonomous Vehicles for Child Passengers
December 6, 2018At a recent MAP 21/Mobility 21 Deployment Partner Consortium Event, I recently presented on my research on seating configurations in autonomous vehicles that will keep child passengers the safest. The Consortium event underscored for me that CHOP is one of the few organizations studying children’s safety in vehicles that will be widely available sooner than many people think.
ICYMI November 2018: How Gun Laws Save Children's Lives, Femicide, College Professors and Suicide Prevention, and More
November 30, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the area of child injury prevention from November 2018.
November 27, 2018Applications will soon be accepted for a unique summer internship for undergraduates interested in injury science research.