Category: Injury Prevention

Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center raises awareness about safety hazards to reduce injuries among children and their families. The Center is a program of Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health. It has three core focus areas, which are intimate partner violence, teen driving safety, and youth suicide prevention.

Holiday Toy Safety

By: Kevin Borrup, DrPH, JD, MPA If you are like me, playing with your child is often a highlight of the holidays. From when my children were very young to their teenage years, I enjoyed teaching them how to ride a bike, play chess, and even assemble their first […]

A Pioneer, A Mentor, A Friend

By: Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH and Steven Rogers, MD There will soon be a changing of the guard at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) as the longtime Director Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH is transitioning into an exciting new role at Connecticut Children’s. For those of us who […]

Avoid Holiday Toy Injuries

By: Steven C. Rogers, MD The busy holiday shopping season is upon us. While that can mean plenty of fun for children, it can also bring harm due to injuries caused by hidden hazards in some toys. I was pleased to join Connecticut Children’s President & CEO James […]