Tag Archive: violence prevention

Mar 11 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Teen Crime, Tech Innovators, Tackling Concussions

Our news highlights from this week cover some provocative topics in pediatric research, from serious teen violence in Philadelphia neighborhoods to head trauma injuries in student athletes across the country. Read on for details about the latest research developments and projects at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Mar 07 2016

In the Neighborhood: Environmental Features Associated With Teen Homicide

It is not a pretty picture. Boarded up, dilapidated buildings. Overgrown vacant lots filled with debris. Security bars on homes and businesses. A landscape of disorder surrounds many urban youth who are at higher risk of homicide. A new study took a close look at Philadelphia neighborhoods to determine if certain environmental features could be associated with youth violence.

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Jun 02 2014

Children’s Hospital Launches Violence Prevention Initiative

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently unveiled its Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) in a press conference at the Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.

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May 16 2014

Targeting Youth Violence With Advocacy, Research

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) in January, which is taking a hospital-wide, multidisciplinary approach to curb youth violence in all forms.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/targeting-youth-violence-advocacy-research/

Dec 14 2013

One Year After Sandy Hook

A year ago, the nation — and indeed the world — was shocked by the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT., that claimed the lives of 26 people, 20 of whom were children.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/one-year-sandy-hook/

Nov 05 2013

Collaborations, Partnerships Highlighted at Violence Prevention Conference

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently lent its support to a major violence prevention conference that brought together researchers, government officials, and community advocates.

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