Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE is a pediatric emergency physician and clinical epidemiologist. He is a professor of Pediatrics at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). An internationally recognized leader in pediatric trauma research, he is the co-scientific director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP. Dr. Durbin’s research interests are in the prevention of motor vehicle occupant injuries to children and the prevention of teen driver crashes.
Dr. Durbin has been a major contributor to policy planning and guidance efforts in reducing vehicle-related injuries and deaths among children. He served on the Committee for Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a member of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention, and the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. His research has been recognized by a number of organizations with several awards, including the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and the American Academy of Pediatrics.« Back to Previous Page