October 2013

Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31 2013

IOM Report Examines Sports-Related Concussion in Youths

sports-related concussionsYesterday, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council released an extensive report on sports-related concussions in children and teens that found helmets do not prevent concussions in youth athletes.

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Oct 25 2013

Nancy Kassam-Adams’ Work on Post-Traumatic Stress Featured in NYT Blog

Nancy Kassam-AdamsNancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.

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Oct 18 2013

New Open-Source Harvest Toolkit Offers Research Data Resource

HarvestDesigned by the Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMi), the Harvest toolkit is an open-source, highly interactive framework that is designed to let users to quickly navigate different types and levels of data.

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Oct 2 2013

PolicyLab’s David Rubin, MD, MSCE, Appointed to Child Abuse Commission

Co-director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab David Rubin, MD, MSCE, was recently appointed to a government commission tasked with working to end child abuse and neglect-related deaths.

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