Christina Labows, BA, joined the Center for Injury Research and Prevention in October 2018 as a Clinical Research Assistant II. She is currently working with Dr. Allison Curry on a variety of projects related to traffic safety using the NJ-TSO data warehouse. Her main project focuses on establishing the foundation for driving safety among teens and young adults with ADHD and autism spectrum disorders. Her other research interests include social determinants of health, mental health and disability, and behavioral health.
Christina earned her Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Swarthmore College in 2018, where she was given the Solomon Asch Award for outstanding independent work in psychology for her thesis project on the neural correlates of verbal attention. During her time as an undergraduate student, Christina was a Research Assistant at the Selective Attention Lab at Swarthmore College, the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Connecticut, and the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia.
While at CIRP, Christina hopes to learn more about how epidemiological research can be translated into tools for families, gain experience interacting with patients and families, and grow her research communication skills. Christina can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.