Injury Research and Policy Research Grants :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Current Research Grants

Motor Vehicle Child Injury Prevention Policy Component of VIPP

The goal of this project is, in collaboration with the Ohio Violence and Injury Prevention Program and the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership, to coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of a state motor vehicle/child injury prevention policy action plan.

Funding agency: Ohio Department of Health, Violence and Injury Prevention Program (VIPP)
Funding period: 10/2011-09/2016
Amount awarded: $265,000
PI: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH

 

Concussion Project to Evaluate State Legislative Interventions

The goal of this study is to identify components of state level concussion policy development/passage that influence the effectiveness of such policies.

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIPC)
Funding Period: 08/2012–07/2014
Amount Awarded: $137,457
PI: R. Dawn Comstock, PhD

 

Disseminating Child Injury News: What Do Parents Access, Understand and Use?

The goal of this study is to elucidate patterns of media use by parents of young children, and evaluate whether parents understand the information being presented.

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIPC)
Funding Period: 08/2012–07/2014
Amount Awarded: $131,186
PI: Lara B. McKenzie, PhD, MA

 

Drug Poisonings Among Ohio Adolescents and Young Adults

Funding Agency: CDC/National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Funding Period: 08/2012–07/2017
Amount Awarded: $500,000
PI: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD

 

Evaluation of the Effect of Ohio’s Graduated Driver Licensing Law on Motor Vehicle Crashes and Crash Outcomes Involving Drivers 15-20 Years of Age

Funding Agency: Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Funding Period: 07/2013–06/2014
Amount Awarded: $84,475
PI: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH

 

High School Sports Injury Surveillance—Collecting Incidence and Exposure Data—Years 8 Through 10

The goal of this study is to continue the national high school sports injury surveillance project while attempting to improve the ability to capture data on PE use.

Funding Agency: National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE)
Funding Period: 01/2008–09/2015
PI: R. Dawn Comstock, PhD

 

Impact of Chronic Conditions on Outcomes of Pediatric Trauma Patients

Funding Agency: The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Intramural Fund
Funding Period: 07/2012–06/2014
Amount Awarded: $11,680
PI: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD

 

Injury Control Research Center

Funding Agency: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Funding Period: 08/2012–07/2017
Amount Awarded: $4,182,600
PI: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH

 

National Study of Undertriage of Trauma Patients

Funding Agency: Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research
Funding Period: 09/2013–08/2015
Amount Awarded: $100,000
PI: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD

 

Secondary Injuries Among U.S. Workers with Disabilities

Funding Agency: National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (CDC)
Funding Period: 09/2010-8/2014
Amount Awarded: $762,068
PI: Huiyan Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD

 

Training & Education Core

The goal of this project is to provide training and education opportunities to students to inform future public health, medical, and allied practitioners about the fields of injury research and prevention and to prepare the next generation of injury prevention professionals.

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIPC)
Funding Period: 08/2012–7/2017
Amount Awarded: $45,285
PI: Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH