Tag: Injury Prevention Center

Father fastening bicycle helmet on daughter.

Keeping Children Safe This Summer

By: Amy Watkins, MPH Injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the United States, however nearly all of them can be prevented. For more than 20 years, Connecticut Children’s and Safe Kids Connecticut have hosted Safe Kids Day, a unique day aimed at raising awareness […]

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 […]

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, […]