Tag Archive: Stephen Leff

Jun 08 2017

Tuning in to Violence Prevention Initiative and Youth’s Voice in Research

The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a standout example of how our research is taking hold in communities, and now the entire country knows more about it after a live broadcast by “Good Morning America” at our Karabots Pediatric Care Center featuring an interview with Madeline Bell, president and chief executive officer of CHOP.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/tuning-violence-prevention-initiative-youths-voice-research/

May 05 2017

Franklin Medal, March for Science, Extra-Uterine Support Device, Bullying Declines, Violence Prevention Initiative

A march, a medal, and a media blitz: In this week’s research news, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia investigators made their mark in the history of progressive science in big, bold ways.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-franklin-medal-march-science-extra-uterine-support-device-bullying-declines-violence-prevention-initiative/

Aug 23 2016

Behavioral Health Prevention Efforts Prepare Kids to Learn in School

As the summer comes to a close and children prepare to head back to school, it is an opportunity for us all to sit up straight and study up on the value of the work that we do as pediatric researchers to help children thrive.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cso-perspective-behavioral-health-prevention-efforts-prepare-kids-learn-school/

Aug 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Mean Girls, PROS Anniversary, a Research Hero, and Breastfeeding, Immunization Awareness

August is perfect for lazy summer days, but our pediatric research news never rests. So whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in a shady hammock, pull up In the News to find out the science that is hot at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-mean-girls-pros-anniversary-research-hero-breastfeeding-immunization-awareness/

Apr 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Youth Violence, Novice Drivers, Obesity and Sexual Behavior

This week’s In the News tackles some risky business, from youth violence, to novice drivers, and the relationship between obesity in adolescence and sexual behavior. Read on to find out how researchers are exploring new approaches to these complex issues.

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Dec 02 2015

Educational Intervention Decreases Mean Girls’ Relational Aggression

Relational aggression, such as using gossip and social exclusion to harm others, is all too common among preadolescent and adolescent girls. A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that educational interventions including problem-solving skills and leadership opportunities can help, with lasting effects.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/educational-intervention-decreases-mean-girls-relational-aggression/