Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research in Action Blog

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.

SHRP2 Data Generate Unique “All Crash” Rate for Teen Drivers

Naturalistic data provides a real-world look at how teen drivers crash. Read about a line of research comparing teen and adult drivers, which was recently recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine.

Hidden Threats to Children In and Around Vehicles

My colleagues and I recently published a study describing the underrecognized frequency of nontraffic incidents, injuries, and fatalities among children.

Save the Date: 6th Annual Minds Matter Concussion Care for Kids Conference

Join Minds Matter Concussion research team at CIRP@CHOP as they host expert faculty for a one-day conference for clinicians and school personnel involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.

National Teen Driver Safety Week - Flashback Friday

In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), today’s Flashback Friday post is dedicated to some of our most popular NTDSW-focused blogs.

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