The Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) is one of 9 centers in the United States currently designated as an Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CIRP has been continually funded as an ICRC since first receiving this designation in 2008. The latest award will continue the funding and designation through 2023. 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 college through post-graduate levels as well as for visiting international scholars and public health professionals. Trans-disciplinary research conducted at CIRP includes the fields of medicine, public health, epidemiology, behavioral and social sciences, communications, biostatistics, biomechanics, and economics.
Injury Control Research Centers
Listed below are other research centers with the ICRC designation:
- Columbia University
- Johns Hopkins University
- University of Iowa
- University of Michigan
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- University of Pennsylvania
- Emory University
- University of Washington