Research Projects

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

CODES

The Ohio CODES Program represents a collaborative effort among state agencies and private organizations committed to reducing deaths and injuries occurring on Ohio’s roadways.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Home Safety Program

Most people think of their homes as one of the places they feel the safest. However, millions of children are unintentionally injured in the home every year.

Kids Injury Prevention Coalition

KIPC

With intra-agency collaboration, the coalition implements multi-disciplinary, multi-media strategies to prevent injuries and educates families to reduce the impact of injury events.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance

The purpose of MIPA is to promote the development and sharing of injury prevention planning, evaluation, education and policy strategies, training, research and other initiatives.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

NEISS

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) is a statistically valid, injury surveillance system operated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Ohio Booster Seat Law

To help prevent these injuries and deaths, Ohio expanded its Child Passenger Safety Law to require that children be buckled in a car seat or booster seat until they are at least 8 years old or 4’9” tall.

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ReACT Study

Concussion among youth is a major public health issue today. While too little rest can aggravate symptoms and slow recovery, too much rest is impractical. 

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

RIO™

RIO™ is an internet-based surveillance software developed by Dr. Comstock. This powerful yet flexible surveillance software has been the centerpiece of Dr. Comstock’s research.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Spot Light RIO™ Study

This app was designed to help doctors, coaches, athletic trainers and parents track the progress of a young athlete from the time of a concussion injury until they are cleared to return to play.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Distracted Driving Study

Dr. Motao Zhu is recruiting for a project about distracted driving. The project will last 6 months, during which an app will be installed on your phone and a camera will be installed in your car.

 
Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Safety Boost Tool

The Safety Boost tool is a tool designed to help parents select and correctly use a booster seat for their child. It also helps parents determine what type of child restraint is appropriate.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

Secondary Injuries Among Individuals with Disabilities

Currently, 40 to 50 million people in the United States live with various disabilities and this number is expected to increase substantially in the coming years.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Home Safety

Smoke Alarm Study

The objective of this study is to determine the key smoke alarm characteristics that result in successful awakening of children and prompt their rapid escape. 

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

SPARK Program

Play is a way for children to exercise and learn new skills. However, children need safe play areas where they can challenge themselves and develop physically, mentally, and socially.

Center for Injury Research and Policy Research Projects

USA-China Agricultural Injury Research Training Project Success Stories

The overall goal of the USA-China Agricultural Injury Research Training Project is to increase training and research related to agricultural injuries in China.