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2014-05-29 23:10:59

Press release also available in Spanish at the Following Link: http://bit.ly/1ovtOmj Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year 8 million children in the United States (including nearly 1 million Hispanic children) suffer an injury that requires emergency room care or a hospital stay. As part of National Trauma Awareness Month, a team of experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched a new Spanish-language website, AfterTheInjury.org/es, to help...

2014-05-29 16:24:46

Represents Son, Matthew, that Sustained Traumatic Brain Injury Playing Football WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Executive Director Robert J. "Bob" Gfeller, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, attended President Obama's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House today. The Gfellers lost their younger son, Matthew, after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during a high school football game....

2014-01-16 23:24:27

Dr. Frederick Rivara from the University of Washington in Seattle receives $75,000 to improve care for injured children. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 After a rigorous nine-month review process, the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma has selected Dr. Frederick Rivara’s research project to receive a $75,000 grant based on its overall impact to enhance standard practices in pediatric trauma management. Dr. Rivara is a professor of pediatrics at the University of...

2013-11-12 23:22:55

In an effort to improve care and treatment for injured children, The NASCAR Foundation and the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma recently partnered to provide a free continuing education course for health care providers at Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Fl., Nov. 11-12. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In an effort to improve care and treatment for injured children, The NASCAR Foundation and the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma recently partnered to provide a...

2013-10-11 23:18:51

Experts with the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma will discuss #KidsConcussions during Twitter chat on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. EST. Learn more at http://www.twubs.com/KidsConcussions. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 173,285 sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents from birth to 19 years old, which equals almost 20 injured children every...

2013-07-30 23:23:14

Richard Childress visited Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma celebrated its fifth anniversary with a visit by NASCAR team owner Richard Childress to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Ind. on July 25. Childress and his wife Judy established the Institute in 2008 to help save the lives of injured children across the U.S. by...


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