Christine Norris, BA

Writer/Editor

Christine Norris, BA is the Writer/Editor for the Outreach and Advocacy team at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She works directly with the Center's Teen Driver Safety, Post-Injury Care and Recovery, and Digital Health Initiative teams to translate their findings into peer-reviewed papers, blog posts, reports, educational tools, website content, news articles, and social media communications to create meaningful change in pediatric injury prevention. She also works with CIRP’s Training team to attract the best and the brightest future scientists to CIRP for hands-on training opportunities.

Christine's digital communications work at the Center has included creating and managing teendriversource.org, CHOP’s award-winning teen driver safety website, producing and promoting the TeenDrivingPlan Practice Guide, an interactive resource to help families manage the learning-to-drive process, and editing Driving Through the Eyes of Teens, A Closer Look, an in-depth look at research conducted by the Teen Driver Safety team at CHOP.  An award-winning journalist and editor, she ran her own communications firm before joining CHOP. Christine received her BA in English and Radio/TV/Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Christine can be contacted at pen4health@gmail.com.

Research Interests

teen driver safety, post-injury care and recovery, digital health

Projects

TeenDrivingPlan (TDP); Simulated Driving Assessment (SDA); Digital Health Initiative (DHI); Teen Driver Safety Research; Post-injury Care and Recovery (PICAR)

Recent Publications

Durbin D, Corregano LM, Kallan MJ, et al. Miles to Go: Focusing on Risks for Teen Driver Crashes. Philadelphia : The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute; 2013.
Durbin D, Curry AE, Garcia-España FJ, et al. Miles to Go: Monitoring Progress in Teen Driver Safety. Philadelphia : The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute ; 2012.
Curry AE, Durbin D, Kallan MJ, et al. Miles to Go: Establishing Benchmarks for Teen Driver Safety. Philadelphia : The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute; 2011.