Category: Injury Prevention

Death in the Back Seat

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH There’s no doubt about it, seat belt use among drivers and passengers in vehicles saves lives. However, there’s a gap in Connecticut’s current law that should be fixed. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have made it mandatory for adult passengers riding […]

Consumer Product Safety Commission Chair Visits Connecticut Children’s

Acting Consumer Product Safety Commission Chair Ann Marie Buerkle visited Connecticut Children’s along with Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal to raise awareness about the crucial need to keep children safe. Buerkle’s visit highlighted Connecticut Children’s commitment to ensuring children stay healthy and injury free. That commitment shines through our […]

Petit Fellows Share Lessons Learned

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH At Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC), we take pride in educating future standouts in the medical field. Just as they learn from us, we learn so much from them which was the case this summer when we hosted The Hayley Petit Injury […]