Research in Action
- Learn about new CHOP research published in the journal Autism in Adulthood that shares the perspectives of specialized driving instructors with experience teaching autistic adolescents to drive.
- Learn the topics and objectives of the 11 newly funded projects for the 2019-2020 Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) research portfolio.
ICYMI May 2019: Snakebites, Heart Rate and Post Traumatic Stress, Distracted Walking Ban, Hot Cars, the Danger of Sitting Devices, and MoreRead more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
- Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a CHOP study published today in the journal Pediatrics.
- The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP supports Global Road Safety Week created by the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration.
- Teen driving safety researchers from CHOP were invited to the Huddle Up with Eagles Autism Challenge at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field as part of the transition to adulthood experience.
- Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the arena of child injury prevention.
- In today's post, we highlight recent CIRP publications since December 2018.
ICYMI March 2019: Unrestrained Child Passengers, Smart Stop Signs, Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, and MoreRead more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy child injury prevention articles.
- Learn about upcoming CIRP presentations at this year's Lifesavers Conference, including using technology to combat distracted driving, why teens drive distracted, and child passenger safety and autonomous vehicles.
A recent study I conducted with colleagues from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Julia M. Baker, MPH and Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD, MPH, demonstrates the power of data in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s electronic health records (EHR) system in helping us continue to examine the rates of driver licensure and risk of crashing among adolescents and young adults with various medical conditions.