Category Archive: Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research
The year is off to a great start, with plenty of research news to report. This biweekly installment of In the News describes a new study in the emerging field of lymphatics, shares an editorial on advancements in neonatology, and highlights research to keep teen drivers safe.
Looking at ways to improve children’s health from different perspectives is what pediatric research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is all about. Take a look at three examples in this week’s In the News.
Children’s health security is a weak spot in disaster preparedness planning, according to a new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics that calls for research to be a high priority in order to develop pediatric dosing guidelines and formulations for life-saving medication, equipment, and supplies.
Although the year is coming to a close, the research achievements at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2015 remain enduring contributions to pediatric health.
The Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research (CPHD) will work to “identify, describe, and understand disparities in care and care practices among perinatal and pediatric patients.”