Cell Phone Use While Driving: Prevalence, Policy Evaluation, and Technological Intervention
Discover the 3 E's of prevention when it comes to cell phone use while driving, learn the most up-to-date statistics showing the differences in cell phone use while driving between countries and the effects on fatal car crash numbers, and hear about the three domains of distraction. Presented by Dr. Motao Zhu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Ohio State University College of Medicine. (2018)
Led by BC Children's Hospital investigator Dr. Mariana Brussoni, a project meant to increase time spent by children in quality outdoor play in Early Learning and Child Care Settings has received $650,000 from the Lawson Foundation.
BC Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Francis Lynn is leading one of two groups awarded a total of $6 million in funding from the Government of Canada and JDRF Canada to accelerate the development of stem cell based therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D)
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