Tag Archive: gun violence

Mar 27 2018

Violence Prevention Initiative Reinforces How Research Helps to Keep Kids Safe

Editor’s Note: As part of a pediatric healthcare organization, the Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) within the Research Institute addresses the antecedents to violence and supports an environment where children feel safe to learn, play, and develop. VPI accomplishes this by implementing hospital-wide and community-based programs, performing clinical research in bullying and violence prevention, providing trauma-informed trainings, and advocating for public policy changes that have implications for children and families.

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Jan 23 2018

It’s About Exposure: High U.S. Childhood Mortality Rates Due to Car Crashes and Firearm Assaults

Editor’s Note: This post written by Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD, scientific director and founder of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention  (CIRP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, originally appeared on CIRP's Research in Action blog. View the original blog post here.

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Jun 3 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Counting Concussions, Genetics and Autism, Child Injury Prevention, and Gun Violence

CHOP Research In the NewsIf you’re among those of us who keeping mixing up your workdays following the holiday, yes, it’s already Friday. And you’re just in time for our weekly In the News highlights.

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