Flaura Koplin Winston is the founder and Scientific Director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention and Director of CChIPS at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She holds the Distinguished Chair in the Department of Pediatrics.
Areas of Expertise:
Bioengineering, General practice, Injury prevention, Pediatric traffic injury, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Teen Drivers Locations:Main Hospital Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP(1-800-879-2467)
Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD, is a board-certified pediatrician, a doctorally-trained engineer, and a public health researcher, who conducts research at the interface of child and adolescent health, injury, engineering and behavioral science. Dr. Winston’s work is published in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and focuses on the area of traffic injury. Her research to action to impact approach, pragmatic rigor, has led to patents and a focus on evidence-based mobile health (mHealth) for better health. She is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and serves as the Scientific Director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Director of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), and Director of a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates site.
Dr. Winston currently serves as an Associate Editor of Injury Prevention, has served on multiple U.S. federal study sections, committees and advisory panels and held executive committee positions with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Secretariat for the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. For her work, Dr. Winston has received funding from federal, state, corporate and non-profit foundation sources, with major funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the State of Pennsylvania and State Farm Insurance Companies. She has received awards from a range of organizations which reflect her interdisciplinary background: American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Academy of Pediatrics; the Governor’s Highway Safety Association; American Philosophical Society; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; University of Pennsylvania; US Maternal and Child Health Bureau; Academy Health; Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO) & National Quality Forum; US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; American Public Health Association; American Institute of Medical and Bioengineering; and Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars. A sample of award-winning, evidence-based websites that highlight her work are: CHOP's Car Seat Safety for Kids, Teen Driver Source, and After the Injury.
The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments.
Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care.
The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.