CIRP REU ALUMNI STORIES

Students that spend the summer at CIRP as part of the Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program remain connected to the Center and its staff. These students have gone on to pursue a variety of educational and professional opportunities, all with the backing of their CIRP mentors. Read about their experiences in these CIRP REU alumni stories:
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CHOP Mentor(s): Kristy Arbogast, PhD; Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) "During my summer at CIRP as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Intern, I worked under two PIs, Dr. Allison E. Curry and Dr. Kristy Arbogast. With Dr. Curry’s team, I have been involved in a follow-up query to the team’s former conclusion that adolescents with ADHD are at a higher risk for adverse driving outcomes th…
CHOP Mentor(s): Aditya Belwadi, PhD
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) "During the summer of 2016, I worked at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Intern. I had the privilege to work under the mentorship of Dr. Aditya Belwadi.  A project I worked on was the Side Impact Project, focusing on performing data analysis using MATLAB. I was also…
CHOP Mentor(s): Stephen Leff, PhD, Tracy Waasdorp PhD, MEd, and Krista Mehari
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) "During the summer of 2016 I had the opportunity to join the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) as part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Under the mentorship of Dr. Stephen Leff, Dr. Tracy Waasdorp, and Dr. Krista Mehari, I gained invaluable experience in the field of injury science rese…
CHOP Mentor(s): Thomas Seacrist, MBE; Kristy Arbogast, PhD
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) "During the summer of 2016 I was given the opportunity to work at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) under the tutelage of Thomas Seacrist and Dr. Kristy Arbogast. As a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) intern and a member of the Engineering Core at CIRP, I was fortunate to be able to contribute to m…
CHOP Mentor(s): Kristy Arbogast, PhD; Ronni Kessler, MSEd
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) "I was granted the wonderful opportunity to work on the Natural History of Youth Concussions project with Kristy Arbogast, PhD and Ronni Kessler, MSEd. My primary work has been abstracting data from medical charts for retrospective analysis of children treated for one or multiple concussions within the CHOP network from July 1, 20…
CHOP Mentor(s): Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (2016) "During the summer of 2016, I worked as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) intern at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) under the mentorship of Dr. Allison E. Curry and research coordinators Meghan Kirk and Siobhan Gruschow. I assisted on a study investigating the effects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity…
CHOP Mentor(s): Catherine McDonald, PhD, RN
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Student (Summer 2016) “During my summer as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) student, I worked with Dr. Catherine McDonald on her web-based intervention for risky driving project. The goal of this project was to evaluate the feasibility of a web-based intervention for risky driving for newly licensed teens, which was measured via self-re…
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