Center for Injury Research and Prevention


Violence Prevention Initiative Co-Director, Dr. Stephen Leff, discusses ways to prevent bullying in schools on WHYY's Radio Times in May 2018

Welcome to CIRP’s Pressroom. Below you will find links to the latest child safety research news and articles featuring the Center for Injury ResearchandPrevention (CIRP)at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia research, along with an archive of prominent news stories and press releases. 

  • Press Releases
    Learn more about our research and other initiatives.
  • In the News
    Read the most recent news stories featuring Center research with links to the articles.
  • In the News Archive
    Access prominent archived news stories featuring CIRP with links to the articles.
  • Newsletter Archive
    Read archived issues of Research in Action, CIRP's bimonthly enewsletter from 2007-2012.

Visit Meet Our Team for more information about our experts.  If you are media and interested in speaking with one of our experts, please contact Ben Leach at or (267) 426-2857. To speak with one of our experts in concussion and head injury, please contact Camillia Travia at or 267-426-6251. To speak with one of our experts from the Violence Prevention Initiative, please contact Amy Burkholder at or 267-426-6083.

For more information on CIRP’s latest child safety research news and articles, and much more, read and subscribe to the Research in Action blog.