Center for Injury Research and Prevention

research tools and methods

Improve Access to State Licensing and Crash Data

April 14, 2020
Read about a new CIRP study, published in Accident Analysis and Prevention, that explains why traffic safety researchers and advocates need to take action to improve researcher access to state crash, licensing, and traffic citation data.

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Partnering with Brown University School of Public Health to Advance Safety and Health Research

November 19, 2019
We’re thrilled to partner with Brown University School of Public Health researchers to advance safety and health research using the New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes (NJ-SHO) Data Warehouse, a unique resource developed by CIRP researchers.  

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Using Statistics to Save Lives

September 10, 2019
Read about Sarah (Yhilin) Ye's experiences as a summer intern as part of CIRP's virtual driving assessment research team in collaboration with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Making Machine Learning Accessible to Medical Researchers

August 20, 2019
The METACHOP (Math, Engineering, Technology) Research Affinity Group at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently hosted its inaugural Machine Learning Workshop with a goal to make this approach accessible to medical researchers.

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Nurses Play Key Role in Injury Recovery

April 9, 2019
After an injury, many children experience a decreased quality of life. Pediatric nurses play a key role in helping them recover. New research examines posttraumatic stress symptoms and hope after injury.

Power of Strong EHR Data Drives New Research

March 12, 2019

A recent study I conducted with colleagues from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Julia M. Baker, MPH and Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD, MPH, demonstrates the power of data in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s electronic health records (EHR) system in helping us continue to examine the rates of driver licensure and risk of crashing among adolescents and young adults with various medical conditions.

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Understanding Driver Attention Through Machine Learning and Big Data ​​​​​​​

January 17, 2019
Learn about a study funded by the National Science Foundation that is developing novel approaches to keep driver attention on the road.

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Where Do Child Pedestrians Look Before Crossing the Street?

October 15, 2018
Learn about a one-of-a-kind pilot study that employed a virtual pedestrian crossing environment to explore how eye-tracking technology could be used to evaluate children’s behavior and point of view before crossing.

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