Christine Norris
Communications Manager

Christine Norris is the Communications Manager for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She focuses on translating research into action through targeted digital communications strategies. 

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Christine Norris is the Communications Manager for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). As part of CIRP's Outreach and Advocacy team, she focuses on translating research into action through targeted digital communications strategies. Christine works closely with CIRP’s interdisciplinary teen driving safety, pediatric traumatic stress, and traffic medicine/transportation equity research teams to create meaningful change in pediatric injury prevention. She also oversees communication for CIRP's training opportunities team to attract the best and the brightest future scientists for injury prevention training opportunities.

Her digital communications work at the Center includes creating and managing TeenDriverSource.org, CHOP’s award-winning consumer website, producing and promoting the TeenDrivingPlan Practice Guide, an interactive resource to help families manage the learning-to-drive process, and putting research into action with evidence-based tools and resources for families and advocates to help reduce teen driver crashes. An award-winning journalist and editor, Christine ran her own communications firm before joining CHOP. 

BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (English and Radio/TV/Motion Pictures)

Certificate, Tufts University School of Medicine (Summer Institute for Health Communications)

Communications Manager, Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Vision Zero Education Subcommittee

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Safety Task Force

New Jersey Together

Outstanding Website Award in Two "Best of Industry" Categories, Non Profit and Advocacy, Web Marketing Association for teendriversource.org, 2010

National Health Information Gold Award for Patient Education ("Employment Strategies," The Motivator, published by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America), 2005

National Health Information Gold Award for Consumer Decision-Making ("Planning for the Future - The Importance of Advance Directives," The Motivator, published by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America), 2005

Women in Communications National Clarion Award: Most Improved Magazine, Internal Publication Category (for issues of Coverage, the internal magazine for General Accident Insurance), 1995

Quill and Trowel Communication Award (for editing "The New American Cottage Garden," Organic Gardening), 1989

Durbin D, Corregano LM, Kallan MJ, Norris C, 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, Norris C, 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, Norris C, et al. Miles to Go: Establishing Benchmarks for Teen Driver Safety. Philadelphia : The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute; 2011.

Contact Information

norrisc@email.chop.edu
267-425-1527
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research 2716 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146