Center for Injury Research and Prevention

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Empower Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

February 14, 2017

With the success of the Oscar nominated film “Hidden Figures,” there has been increased attention on the role of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In this post, CIRP@CHOP's Co-Scientific Director and Director of Engineering shares why it's more important than ever to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM.

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Having an Incarcerated Parent: The mental health needs of affected children

August 22, 2016
This guest blog from Research Experiences for Undergraduates student Ellyn Butler explores the short- and long-term outcomes for children with incarcerated mothers.

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Taking My Research to the Next Level in Sweden

June 16, 2016
In this guest blog post, Gretchen Baker, a former Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) student at CIRP@CHOP, shares why she is pursuing a PhD in injury biomechanics research and the importance of collaboration within the research community.

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