ICRC Information :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Injury Control Research Center Designation

The Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) is one of 10 centers in the United States currently designated as an Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CIRP was originally designated as an ICRC in 2008 and was refunded in 2012 for an additional five years. CIRP is the only ICRC focusing on research and prevention of injuries to children and adolescents.

CIRP focuses on three core functions of injury control (research, outreach and training) and serves as an academic training center for students from high school through post-graduate levels as well as for visiting international scholars. Trans-disciplinary research conducted at CIRP includes the fields of medicine, public health, epidemiology, law and criminal justice, behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, biomechanics, ergonomics and economics.

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