Lauren O’Malley, MPH is a Clinical Research Coordinator II at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention. She is working with the teen driving safety research team to establish the foundation for driving safety among teens and young adults with ADHD and autism spectrum disorders.
Lauren O’Malley, MPH joined the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in 2019. She is currently working with Dr. Allison Curry on a variety of epidemiologic projects related to traffic safety using the New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes Data Warehouse (NJ-SHO). Her main projects focus on establishing the foundation for driving safety among teens and young adults with ADHD and autism spectrum disorders. She also works on multiple prospective research studies involving digital health-related teen driver safety, distracted driving, and child passenger safety.
Prior to joining CIRP, Lauren worked in child nutrition research at the University of Pennsylvania. While there, she collaborated with CHOP's Center for Autism Research to test a picky eating intervention. Lauren has an interest in chronic disease and injury prevention, digital health, and health communication.
BS, University of Connecticut (Allied Health Sciences), 2016
MPH, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
Clinical Research Coordinator II, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia