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Center for Injury Research and Policy

Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy

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Summer Institute: Principles & Practice of Injury Prevention

An intensive, competency-based course, designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skills. Space is limited.

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Recent Media Coverage

March 2017

Tech Times: Children Age 5 And Below Get Exposed To Opioids Learn more

February 2017

ABC News: Majority of parents with children at home don't lock up prescribed opioids, study finds Learn more

TODAY: Eye injuries linked to liquid laundry packets surge among small kids Learn more

Governing Magazine: The Swedish-Inspired Way American Cities Are Trying to End Pedestrian Deaths Learn more

January 2017

HUB: Johns Hopkins center marks three decades of injury research Learn more

Washington Post: Study: Drunk drivers think twice when faced with threat of ignition interlock device Learn more

December 2016

Baltimore Sun: American's life expectancy dipped last year, raising public health concerns Learn more

SAVIR: Careers in Injury and Violence Interview with Andrea Gielen Learn more

Translation Symposium Save the Date: Wednesday, 5/3/17

The 2017 Injury and Violence Prevention Translation Symposium, "Action Through Collaboration," is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 2017. For more information, please click here.

Since 1987, the Center has led the effort to redefine injury as a pressing public health problem, promote injury prevention as a scientific discipline, save lives, and reduce disability from injuries.

The Center conducts groundbreaking research, trains students and practitioners, and collaborates with government, nonprofit, and corporate partners worldwide.

Our mission to close the gap between research and practice is accomplished by measuring the incidence and impact of injuries, determining the underlying causes, creating effective solutions, and translating evidence-based research into effective policies and programs.

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary

Join us as we celebrate the Center's 30th anniversary in 2017. JHCIRP was established in 1987 with core funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of the federal agency’s early efforts to support more research in the evolving field of injury prevention. Learn more about our celebration plans here.


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We're committed to the translation of research into practice, and the forging of new collaborations.

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Research Core

Our faculty place priority on conducting high-quality research to reduce and prevent injuries.

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