Research In Action

Research In Action

Most Popular Blog Posts 2021
December 28, 2021

As we say goodbye to 2021, we want to look back on our most popular 2021 Research In Action posts:

Suicide Risk During the Pandemic

Clinicians working with youth should be aware of the need to recognize signs of increased stress among children and families as they continue to cope with the effects of the pandemic.

Teen Dating Violence and Digital Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Intimate partner violence experts discuss how the pandemic has affected teen dating violence and  how healthcare providers can address dating violence and digital abuse with teens.

Rethinking Cell Phone Use While Driving Prevention

New research reveals young adults who use cell phones while driving also engage in other risky driving behaviors, such as speeding and running red lights. 

Behind the Wheel with Autistic Young Drivers

New CHOP research highlights strategies from specialized driving instructors in helping autistic adolescents learn to drive safely.

Young Autistic Drivers Crash Less Than Their Non-Autistic Peers

Newly licensed autistic drivers have much lower rates of moving violations and license suspensions and similar to lower crash rates than other young drivers.

Saccades and Gaze Stability Assessments Improve Concussion Detection

Dr. Christina Master discusses a new study that assesses saccades and gaze stability as important diagnostic markers of concussion.

Announcing the Injury Science REU Class of 2021

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention welcomes its 2021 Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) class.

Centering Youth in a New Interdisciplinary Clinic for Victims of Sex Trafficking

Dr. Polina Krass highlights why healthcare providers are uniquely positioned to intervene in cases of youth trafficking and announces a new initiative at CHOP.

Reimagining Teen Driver Safety: Supporting New Drivers Via Primary Care

In this guest post, NJM Insurance Group’s Violet Marrero describes a unique partnership that is taking an innovative approach to teen driver safety.

Mental Health and Concussion

Mental health concerns put children at increased risk for delayed concussion recovery. Read more for tips on promoting mental health care while children and teens recover from concussion injuries.