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Flaura Winston, MD, PhD
Flaura Winston, MD, PhD was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Access CIRP's news archive of articles from 2007 to 2017 featuring its research or experts:

2017

Research to Impact: Dr. Flaura Winston Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- November 30, 2017

CChIPS' Annual Report Highlights Consortium's Unique Synergy
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 28, 2017

Powerful Collaborations Coalesce When the Research World Meets the Real World
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 15, 2017

Graduated Driver Licensing: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach
Directions, Highway Safety Research Center at UNC -- November 15, 2017

Accident Statistics Don't Lie: Teens Have High Crash Rates
Voices@ReadingEagle.com -- November 7, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week -- Then and Now
State Farm News Room -- October 16, 2017

Dr. Flaura Winston Elected Into the National Academy of Medicine
This Week at CHOP -- October 16, 2017

Adolescent Boys Who Are Victims of Physical Assaults Also Need Help for Emotional Trauma
STAT News, First Opinion -- October 9, 2017

This Mom Dropped Her Son 2 Years Ago. Every Parent Needs to See Her Message About Mom Guilt
Romper.com -- October 6, 2017

American Academy of Nursing Announces New Fellows
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing News -- October 5, 2017

Teaming Up to Quantify Youth Concussions
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- September 27, 2017

CHOP Pediatrician, Former NFL Lineman Speak at Shipley Coaches Meeting
PA Prep Live -- September 14, 2017

NFL Making $40 Million Available for Medical Research
USA Today -- August 29, 2017

In the Fight Against Bullying, a Glimmer of Hope
The New York Times -- August 28, 2017

CHOP Researchers Talk Sports Concussion Prevention and Research on Air
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 25, 2017

Head Trauma in High School Football May Be More Complicated Than We Thought
Scientific American -- August 24, 2017

Cars Are Starting to Remind Us Not to Leave Baby in the Back Seat
NPR, All Things Considered -- August 24, 2017 

Snapshot Science: Did A New App Facilitate Faster, Easier Dermatology Consults for Families?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 17, 2017

What Should Parents Look For In A Driving School?
Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com -- August 17, 2017

Are We Ready for Self-Driving Cars?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 8, 2017

The Complicated Issue of "See Something, Say Something" in Science
Penn Medicine News Blog -- August 4, 2017

CHOP Leads Child Safety Project through Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center
CHOP News -- August 2, 2017

New Simulators Test Skills of First-Time Drivers Before Licensure; Pilot Program Begins in Ohio
Forbes -- July 31, 2017 

New Study Finds Mobile Health App for Dermatology Can Help Families
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- July 28, 2017

Trauma Is As Trauma Does: Healing Victims of Violence
Philadelphia Medicine -- Summer 2017

Teens with ADHD Have Elevated Crash Risk, But Lower Than Previously Reported, New Study Finds
Forbes -- July 25, 2017

Is My Teen With ADHD Ready to Drive?
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- July 18, 2017

JAMA Neurology Study Looks at Brain Health Years After High School Football
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute-- July 13, 2017

Gun Violence and Children
WHYY Radio Times -- July 6, 2017

Vehicular Crashes More Common in Teens with ADHD
Healio.com -- July 5, 2017

Giving Teens with ADHD the Keys to Safer Driving
Medscape -- July 3, 2017

New Study: Electronic Health Record Tools Can Strengthen Concussion Management
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 30, 2017

Study Finds Technology Addiction May Lead to Distracted Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 30, 2017

How To Improve Driving Skills of Teens with ADHD
US News & World Report -- June 28, 2017

At CHOP, Helping to See a Better Way to Diagnose Concussions
Philly Voice -- June 26, 2017

Child Safety Campaign Urges Parents to Ask About Unlocked Guns
WHYY Newsworks -- June 21, 2017

What Do the Latest Bullying Rates Tell Us?
philly.com -- June 21, 2017

Study Reveals "Staggering" Toll of Guns on U.S. Kids
CBS News -- June 19, 2017

Study Finds Teens with ADHD Have Lower Crash Risk Than Previously Reported
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute - June 16, 2017

ADHD Tied to Driver's License Delays, Crash Risks
Reuters -- June 13, 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 13, 2017

Young Drivers With ADHD 36% More Likely to Have An Accident, Study Says
CNN -- June 12, 2017

Teens With ADHD Face A Higher Crash Risk
HealthDay -- June 12, 2017

Study Looks at Motor Vehicle Accident Risk in Young Drivers with ADHD
News Medical -- June 12, 2017

Tuning in to Violence Prevention Initiative and Youth's Voice in Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 8, 2017

Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too
HealthDay -- June 7, 2017

Hospital Discovers More Than $90K in Unclaimed Funds, Pays it Forward
Good Morning America --  June 2, 2017

CHOP Allocates $91,000 in Unclaimed Money to Anti-Bullying
6ABC -- June 2, 2017

'Good Morning America’ Goes Live With Madeline Bell and Violence Prevention Initiative
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 2, 2017

Research First Line of Defense as NFL Moves to Improve Player Safety
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- April/May 2017

CHOP & Penn Engineering Team Up for Concussion Research
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 19, 2017

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Honors Dr. Christina Master
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 19, 2017

After a Trauma like the Henry School Bus Crash, Students Need Attention and Support
philly.com -- May 17, 2017

CHOP, Penn Teaming Up to Study Sports-related Concussion in Teens
Philly Voice --  May 15, 2017

CHOP Experts Weigh In On New Bullying Statistics
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 5, 2017

Violence Prevention Initiative Wins Hospital Charitable Services Award
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 5, 2017

We Push the Boundaries of Science When Research Fields Intersect
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 3, 2017

Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools?
HealthDay -- May 1, 2017

Snapshot Science: Do Teens With Autism Get Their Driver's License?
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 25, 2017

Teens With ASD Who Want to Drive: Determining Who Is Ready
Medscape.com -- April 21, 2017

Study: Some Teens with Form of Autism Are Successfully Getting Behind the Wheel
KYW NewsRadio 1060 -- April 15, 2017

1 in 3 Teens with Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds
CBS News -- April 12, 2017

Flaura Winston Recognized With 2017 Women in Business Healthcare Awards
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 11, 2017

Culture Shift - Spreading Trauma-Informed Care Across a Health System
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 21, 2017

Employees. Entrepreneurs.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2016 Annual Report -- February 27, 2017

Entrepreneurial Spirit Revving Up Pediatric Research at CHOP
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Annual Report -- February 27, 2017

Parents: You Can Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- February 22, 2017

Kids Health Matters: Youth Violence
6ABC.com -- February 15, 2017

The NFL’s Engineering Roadmap: Driving Progress Toward Better Protective Equipment
PlaySmartPlaySafe.com -- Feb 10, 2017

New Penn/CHOP Research Informs Interventions for Global Road Safety
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- February 10, 2017

Developing New Ideas to Improve Children's Health
Healthcare Financial Management Association, www.hfma.com -- January 30, 2017

$14 Million Grant to Improve Mobility and Safety in Transportation 
Penn Current -- January 19, 2017

Teen Driver Research Steering in the Right Direction
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 13, 2017

Kids Health Matters: Teenage Drivers
6ABC.com -- January 11, 2017

Child Sensor: Technological solutions could prevent children from dying of hyperthermia after being left alone in cars
Vision Zero International -- January 2017

2016

In the New Year, Model Empathy and Compassion at Home
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- December 28, 2016 

Are We Ready to Honor the Promise of "Free" Depression Screenings for Teens?
Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania Blog -- December 23, 2016

A Hearing Test May Be Able to Identify a Concussion
Washington Post -- December 22, 2016

Why Sports Officials Are Your Friends
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- November 22, 2016

Startup of the Week: Diagnostic Driving for Safer Roads
BizPhilly, Philadelphia Magazine -- November 17, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Vaccine Safety, Emotions and Driving, Concussion Discussions, Surgical Excellence Award
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- November 11, 2016

Teaching our kids: Abuse is never acceptable
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- October 25, 2016

Parents and Teens Learn the Way to Safety
Penn Medicine Magazine -- October 19, 2016

Research in Motion to Curb Cell Phone Use While Driving
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 19, 2016

Teens Asleep at the Wheel and a Spike in Deaths but Many do the Right Thing
forbes.com -- October 17, 2016

When Are Teen Drivers Most Likely to Break the Rules?
NJ.com -- October 15, 2016

Study Shows Most Newly Licensed Drivers Follow GDL Limits
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- October 14, 2016

How to Heal Head Injuries? Try New App
Philadelphia Inquirer --  October 2, 2016

As Airbag Recalls Mount, Are There Alternatives to Protect Drivers?
Forbes -- September 28, 2016

Concussion Rates Are Way Up, Especially in Pa. and NJ
Philadelphia Inquirer --  September 27, 2016

Yes, People Really Are Driving While Playing Pokemon Go
National Public Radio -- September 16, 2016

Study Drives Down Into Teen’ Perceptions of Passenger Distraction
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 16, 2016

How Can I Help My New College Student Manage Stress
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- September 12, 2016

How Some Providers Are Stoking Entrepreneurial Fires To Ensure Health Financials
Healthcare Dive -- September 6, 2016

A View of New Airplane Safety Recommendations for Tiny Travelers
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- September 2, 2016

How Reformed 'Mean Girls' Can Help Their Classmates
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- August 22, 2016

Rally Racing School Teaches the Basics of Controlled Mayhem
New York Times -- August 18, 2016

Concussions: How they can be different in the summer
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- August 18, 2016

Safety, Thinking, Partnerships, Motherhood: Six Key Quotes from a Physician Scientist on a Mission
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- August 16, 2016

Gender-Questioning Kids: When Is It Gender Dysphoria?
Medscape.com -- August 8, 2016

Kids Dying in Hot Cars. Can We Stop It?
Forbes -- August 4, 2016

PA's New Car Seat Law Goes Into Effect in August
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- July 28, 2016

Capitalizing on the Research Potential of Mobile and Digital Technology
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- July 11, 2016

How Japan Saves Lives With Driver Decals
citylab.com, The Atlantic -- July 8, 2016

Pediatric Concussion Rates Are Undercounted
Neurology Now -- July 1, 2016

Fastening Seat Belts: The 3 Seconds That Save Lives
Consumer Reports -- June 29, 2016

Are Kids Getting More Concussions Than We Realize?
CNN.com -- June 21, 2016

Why Drowsy Driving Is Impaired Driving
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- June 14, 2016

Alabama Children at Risk of Death in Hot Cars
The Anniston Star -- June 7, 2016

What It Means When Children Explore Gender Identity
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- June 6, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Counting Concussions, Genetics and Autism, Child Injury Prevention, and Gun Violence
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- June 3, 2016

Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Vastly Underreported: Study
CBS News -- June 1, 2016

Wear Orange on June 2: National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- June 1, 2016

We Must Challenge Assumptions about Pediatric Concussions
Huffpost Healthy Living Blog -- May, 31 2016

Studies Support Parent-Teen Communication to Improve Adolescent Health
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- May 31, 2016

Concussions in Children May Be Vastly Underreported, Study Finds
ABC News -- May 31, 2016

Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought
U.S. News & World Report -- May 31, 2016

Kids Health Matters: Bullying
6ABC-TV -- May 25, 2016

How Poverty Hurts Kids Health
Radio Times, WHYY-FM -- May 25, 2016
*Featuring Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Roy Wade, MD, PhD, MPH

Ontario's Safe Texting Zones Act A Step Closer to Reality
Cantech Letter -- May 21, 2016

Bringing Science to Life at the Philadelphia Science Festival
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- May 17, 2016

CHOP Research in the News: Youth Violence, Novice Drivers, Obesity and Sexual Behavior
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 22, 2016

Gun Violence Interventions Have to Happen Early in Life
Huffington Post -- April 18, 2016

Are Doctors the Key to Ending Philly Gun Violence?
Philadelphia Magazine -- April 17, 2016

Growing Into Healthy Relationships: A Teen Dating Violence Q&A
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- April 12, 2016

4 Ways to Avoid Raising a Bully
CHOP News -- April 5, 2016

When Do 'Time Outs' Have Their Time and Place?
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- April 4, 2016

Philly Officials Seeking Solution to Deadly Violence Among Teens
Newsworks -- WHYY-FM -- March 28, 2016

City Council Gets an Earful on Youth Violence
Philly Voice -- March 28, 2016

Bystander First Aid Turns Everyday Citizens Into First Responders
The Pulse, WHYY-FM -- March 10, 2016
*Featuring Violence Prevention Initiative Fellow Steven Berkowitz, MD

In the Neighborhood: Environmental Features Associated With Teen Homicide
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- March 7, 2016

New Research Affinity Group Supports Research Arena in mHealth
Bench to Bedside, CHOP Research Institute -- February 29 , 2016

Here's What Happens at a 'Speed Dating' Event for Researchers and Community Groups
Generocity.org -- February 5, 2016

The 'Duct Tape Challenge' and Other Dangerous Social Media Trends
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- February 4, 2016

What You Should Know About Hoverboards
Healthy Kids Blog, philly.com -- January 26, 2016

Positive Adult Connections Play Protective Role for At-Risk Youth
Cornerstone Blog, CHOP Research Institute -- January 26, 2016

Violence Against The World's Children is Epidemic, Report Shows
CBS News -- January 25, 2016

CHOP VPI-- Community-Driven Research Day
The MOJO, 900 AM WURD -- January 22, 2016

What Your Teen Can Do If Someone's Texting While Driving Them
safebee.com -- January 14, 2016

When Everybody Buckles Up, Front Seat May Be Safer Than Back
Reuters -- January 7, 2016

Most Restraints for Pets in Cars Fail Crash Test
Today Show -- January 4, 2016

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