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.

Capping Off College with Concussion Research

Today we welcome a guest blog post from Julia Vanni, who completed a six-month co-op with the CHOP concussion research team in 2015 and recently graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Health Science. She describes her experience as a co-op intern and her Capstone project on concussion recovery.

Flashback Friday- National Gun Violence Awareness Day June 2nd

June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness day. To honor this weekend, this flashback Friday features our recent blog posts on preventing gun violence.

Flashback Friday – Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

For today's Flashback Friday, we join the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) in promoting Global Youth Traffic Safety Month by sharing tips to encourage safe driving and passenger behaviors during prom, graduation, and other end-of-school-year events.

Choosing a Career in Injury Science Research

Ridhi Sahani plans to pursue a PhD in Biomechanical Engineering at the University of Virginia and shares why the Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program helped her prepare for the future.