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.

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 […]

Petit Fellows Share and Inspire

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH Every summer, my understanding of the importance of the field of injury prevention grows deeper as I watch our Hayley Petit Injury & Violence Prevention fellows learn and grow. This summer’s fellows were Pranally Desai of Farmington, Connecticut, Callista Love of Bolton, Connecticut, […]