Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson Center for Injury Research & Prevention
Research Projects

  • The Development of a Multiple Interventional Strategy to Decrease Falls in the Elderly in a Community Setting: Implementation and Outcomes Measurement in the Jefferson Health System Pod of the Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (one of the largest ACO’s in the US). This is a collaborative effort of the Departments of Surgery, Family and Community Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy at Jefferson.
  • Types and Patterns of Geriatric Injury in the Jefferson Health System: Comparison to National and International Data: A Systematic Literature Review (In Progress)
  • Osteopenia Screening in an Emergency Department Setting (TJUH and Methodist Hospitals) as Prevention of Long Bone Fracture: A Falls Risk Assessment Survey for the Elderly (In Progress)
  • A Retrospective Analysis of Bicyclist Traumatic Brain Injury Admission to a Level 1 Trauma Service with Relationship to Helmet Usage (at TJUH)
  • Implementation of Helmet Usage in Urban Bike Share Programs: A Critical Analysis
  • Concussion in Youth Soccer: A Critical Analysis (Collaborative Effort of JCIRP and Jefferson College of Population Health)
  • Concussion in Youth Football: A Critical Analysis (Collaborative Effort of JCIRP and Jefferson College of Population Health)
  • Collegiate Health and Suicide: A Critical Study (In Conjunction with Jefferson College of Population Health, Dept. of Psychiatry at SKMC)
  • Behavioral Healthcare Economics as a Means of Gun Control: New Approaches (In Conjunction with the Jefferson College of Population Health)
  • Safe Routes to School: Use of Big Data to Guide Vision Zero Implementation for the City of Philadelphia (In conjunction with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Public Health Management Corporation)