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In the News

Read news stories featuring the research behind Teen Driver Source and evidence-based resources.

Joy and Persistence: Stories from Women in STEM at CHOP

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Teen Driving Expert Catherine McDonald, PhD, RN, FAAN is highlighted in this Cornerstone blog to celebrate Women's History Month. Read more about her research, motivation, and advice for young women in STEM.

Teaching Teens to Drive: Tips from CHOP Experts

"For teens to become safe, competent drivers, they need to develop critical driving skills and practice them in a range of driving environments and conditions," says Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD, founder and co-scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP). Learn more about the importance of parent-supervised practice driving in this "Health Tip of the Week" from CHOP News. 

5 Auto Car Insurance Discounts For Good Drivers

Read how good drivers can be eligible for auto insurance discounts.

CHOP Launches New Study to Support Independent Mobility for Autistic Teens and Young Adults

Learn about a new study, the Autism ETA (Evaluating Transportation Among Adolescents), that is aimed at helping to support autistic teens and their families in making mobility decisions. Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH, of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention, is leading the multidisciplinary team of researchers working to understand the experience and decision-making process families use. when it comes to mobility, whether it’s learning to drive or using other forms of transportation.

New Data Warehouse Spurs Innovative Research

Cornerstone, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute -- Read about the New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes Data Warehouse (NJ-SHO), a resource developed by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Dr. Allison E. Curry, that is being used in various teen driving safety research studies.

Injury Research In Action YouTube Channel

This new channel highlights the science behind research being conducted at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and features prominent pediatric injury prevention researchers who share their insights about teen driver safety, concussion research, and more. The channel also includes public policy and clinical training webinars on a variety of topics, including secondary traumatic stress and child mortality.