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Child Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities Remain High For Certain States

A study recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics sought to describe and explain state- and region-wide variation in pediatric mortality associated with motor vehicle crashes. The study points to real disparities that continue to persist in child passenger safety and can guide states in how to drive down their MVC fatality rates.

New Home for CIRP Driving Simulator

The CIRP Driving Simulator Core has new features and a new home at the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research in Philadelphia.

New Resource Alert: Intimate Partner Violence and Pediatrics Webinar Recording

Watch a recorded webinar presented by CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative and Lutheran Settlement House, which defines intimate partner violence and discusses strategies for addressing it in the pediatric healthcare setting.

Adolescent Males Reveal Need for Mental Health Support After Violence

New research released today revealed that, among young men of color ages 12-17 enrolled in CHOP’s Violence Intervention Program from 2012-2016, the overwhelming majority (89 percent) self-identified a need for mental health care.

A New Year for CChIPS

The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) has launched a new research year. Read to find out more about the ten projects CChIPS investigators will be spearheading in 2017-2018.

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