Tag Archive: CIRP

Aug 19 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer Concussions, Autism Intervention, CPR for Pets, Research Careers

CHOP Research In the NewsResearch at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia touches all aspects of our lives — including our favorite furry friends — as this week’s news roundup shows.

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Sep 24 2015

Why Injury Prevention Cannot Be ‘One-Size-Fits-All’

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD, scientific director and founder of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention, weighs in on why injury prevention cannot use a “one-size-fits-all” approach.

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Jun 25 2015

Web-based Game Teaches Coping Strategies After Traumatic Event

Coping CoachMillions of children will likely experience some kind of unexpected traumatic event, from car crashes to natural disasters to medical emergencies. Many will struggle with psychological challenges during recovery, and parents and physicians may not know how to help them cope emotionally after such frightening episodes.

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Jun 10 2015

Teen Driver Safety Researchers Use Simulator to Diagnose Driving

teen driverMany newly licensed teen drivers do not know how to drive, according to a study by researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Apr 13 2015

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

driver safetyFlaura 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.

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Nov 24 2014

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

ASDTeen 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.

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Aug 11 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research

injury researchA 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.

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May 2 2014

CRISSP Alumna Finds Future Career Path Through Internship

CRISSPCHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP) provides full-time mentored research experience to future leaders in the biomedical sciences, with a special emphasis on advancing laboratory, clinical, behavioral, and translational pediatric research.

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Feb 4 2014

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Launches Child Safety Blog for Parents

Winston, FlauraA series of blog posts on driving safety for teens grabbed the attention of editors at the Philadelphia Inquirer’s online news source Philly.com and gave researchers at CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) a new opportunity to highlight their work and provide valuable information to Philadelphia families.

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