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.

Reimagining Unintentional Injury Prevention Counseling 

Read about a new CHOP study published in Clinical Pediatrics that describes how pediatric healthcare providers perceive and deliver injury prevention counseling.

Using Scientific Edutainment to Prevent School Bullying

Read how bullying prevention researchers at CHOP explored the new paradigm of scientific edutainment in collaboration with an international technology team to develop a bullying prevention program for middle school students.

Register for a Virtual Conversation on Returning to Youth Sports Safely Amid COVID-19

PolicyLab at CHOP is hosting a free virtual conversation entitled "Returning to Youth Sports Safely Amid COVID-19" on July 22, 2020, at 2:00-3:30 PM EST.

The Impact of COVID-19 on CHOP Violence Intervention Program’s Clinical Services

Learn how CHOP's Violence Intervention Program has shifted to virtual case management and therapeutic services to safety serve families during COVID-19.

Sparking An Interest in Child Passenger Safety Research

Read about the graduate student research experiences of Madeline Griffith, MS that led to her becoming a Research Project Engineer at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention.