Stephanie M. Porco, BS

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Stephanie M. Porco, BS, is a trauma prevention coordinator with the Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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


Stephanie Porco has substantial experience in injury prevention. She received her BS in Kinesiology after performing an independent study, in conjunction with an exercise physiologist, on preventing falls by improving balance. Stephanie has extensive experience as a Child Passenger Safety Technician and Instructor, locally and nationally.  She’s taken part in national events such as National Walk to School Day, National Child Passenger Safety week in Walt Disney World, and GM’s national campaign, Main Street in Motion. As a Safe Transportation for Children with Special Healthcare Needs Instructor, Stephanie has travelled throughout Pennsylvania educating healthcare professionals. Locally, she educates at community events such as car seat inspection stations and the Philadelphia Auto Show. She also manages the Safety Center at CHOP, the Mobile Safety Center, and Car Seat Program.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Child Passenger Safety Technician, Instructor (CPSTI)
Safe Travel for Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Instructor

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Trauma Prevention Coordinator

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Injury prevention
Childhood obesity
Transportation of children with special healthcare needs