Andrea Ackerman

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Andrea Ackerman is a safety assistant with the Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Health literacy, Injury prevention
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Before joining the Safety Center team, Andrea Ackerman worked for five years at the School District of Philadelphia. She became a certified passenger safety technician in September of 2011. She has been working in The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Safety Center providing education to families on proper car seat selection and installation. She travels to community events with the Mobile Safety Center to help spread the word on injury prevention. She has completed courses of educational training with the goal of teaching others.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)

Graduate Degree

Child Passenger Safety Course
Crossing Guard Training Course
Bicycle and Helmet Safety Course

Titles and Academic Titles

Safety Center Administrative Assistant

Research Interests

Injury prevention