Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Chelsea Ward McIntosh, MS, CCRP

Chelsea Ward McIntosh CIRP@CHOP
Driving Simulator Core Coordinator

Chelsea Ward McIntosh, MS, CCRP joined the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) in August 2015 and since that time has worked at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) as the Driving Simulator Core Coordinator and as a Clinical Research Coordinator. As a Clinical Research Coordinator, her current projects include investigations into autonomous driving, young adult cognitive processes with regard to driving, and neural mechanisms. In her role as Driving Simulator Core Coordinator, Chelsea coordinates all activities related to the driving simulators housed within the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, including simulation programming, equipment maintenance and repair, and outreach efforts. In addition to these roles, Chelsea is an active member of CHOP’s Professional Society for Pediatric Clinical Research (PROSPER@CHOP) and various committees within CIRP.

Prior to joining CHOP, Chelsea worked in mental health case management, higher education, social sciences research, and Phase II cardiovascular drug research. She has a BS in Psychology from Neumann University and a MS in Experimental Psychology from Rivier University. Chelsea is also a member of the Society for Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) and is a Certified Clinical Research Professional. She can be contacted at

Research Interests

autonomous driving, young adult cognition and driving, neural mechanisms