Gina P. Duchossois, MS

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Gina P. Duchossois is an injury prevention expert with the Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Chair of Safe Kids Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Areas of Expertise: Injury prevention
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Gina Duchossois is the Injury Prevention Manager and Safe Kids Coalition Chair at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her educational experience includes a bachelor-degree in Public Health, and a masters’ degree in Management, with a specialization in Health Care Administration from Penn State University. 

She has worked at Children’s Hospital for over 25 years and is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and Instructor. Prior to Children's Hospital, she worked for a start-up Health Department in Montgomery County PA, gaining experience in grant writing, program development and management. With over 30 years of experience in Trauma and Injury Prevention and Public Health, she has an impressive background to provide significant training opportunities to patients, families, and staff. She has been involved in numerous research projects and is a published author.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)
Child Passenger Safety Technician, Instructor (CPSTI)

Undergraduate Degree

West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Additional Training

Pennsylvania State University - Great Valley Campus, Malvern, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Injury Prevention Manager

Chair, Safe Kids Southeastern Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Gina P. Duchossois, MS, has extensive experience in injury prevention as the Injury Prevention Manger and Chair of the Safe Kids Southeastern Pennsylvania Coalition. Specific responsibilities include community child safety seat inspection stations, Injury Prevention Program activities, Safety Center at CHOP, Mobile Safety Center Van and various community events. She is a certified car seat technician and instructor, has published, and is a national speaker on injury prevention topics.