Category Archive: Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Apr 23 2015

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Engineering Students Honored

Two undergraduate engineers from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) were recently honored during CHOP Research Poster Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/center-for-injury-research-and-prevention-engineering-students-honored/

Apr 14 2015

Stay in Touch With Safety During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Teen driver safety researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP are studying common scenarios that involve serious hazards of distracted driving and how they affect novice drivers’ performance.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/stay-in-touch-with-safety-during-distracted-driving-awareness-month/

Apr 13 2015

We Can Prevent Crashes: Driving Safety Expert Dr. Flaura Winston Visits Ireland

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD spoke to Ireland’s national broadcaster RTE Radio about a series of meetings at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland on preventing teen accidents and driving safety.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/we-can-prevent-crashes-driving-safety-expert-dr-flaura-winston-visits-ireland/

Jan 09 2015

Research Improves Training, Assessment of Teen Driving Skills

Two studies cited by the Wall Street Journal article were led by CIRP experts. In August, JAMA Pediatrics published a study authored by Jessica Mirman, PhD, that examined the effectiveness of the web-based Teen Driving Plan (TDP) tool in improving teen driving

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-improves-training-assessment-teen-driving-skills/

Nov 24 2014

Research Centers Team Up to Help Teens With ADHD and ASD Drive Safely

Teen driving safety researchers suspect there is a surprising lack of rigorous scientific studies focusing on teen drivers with ADHD, according to Allison Curry, PhD, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-centers-team-help-teens-adhd-asd-drive-safely/

Nov 07 2014

New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Decals Linked to Fewer Crashes

A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention provides evidence that New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal provision is associated with a sustained decline in crash rates among provisional teen drivers.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-jerseys-graduated-driver-decals-linked-fewer-crashes/

Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/simulated-driving-assessment-fuels-teen-driver-research/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-take-clinical-look-teen-driver-safety/

Aug 11 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research

A recent event at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) celebrated the wide-ranging accomplishments of a number of students who have been working with CIRP staff and investigators.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/celebrating-student-contributions-injury-research/

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