In the News

Read news stories featuring the research behind Teen Driver Source and evidence-based resources.

Helping Other Autistic Youth Stay Mobile Through Naturalistic Driving Research

CHOP research assistant shares what she learned from an autistic teen's family about their experience in the Naturalistic Driving Study to support mobility

Teens with Anxiety, Mood Disorders Less Likely to Get Driver's License

This HealthDay article shares CIRP research findings that teens and young adults with mood disorders are 30% less likely to obtain a driver's license. 

Licensure and Driving Outcomes Among Youths With Mood Disorders

New CHOP research examines driving outcomes among youths with mood disorders and suggests next steps to keep these teens and young adults mobile. 

New Teen Health Week Resources

Share these resources from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia experts with teens and their families during Teen Health Week (April 1-7, 2024) and throughout the year.

Drive Safety Home

In this article in the National Safety Council's Safety+Health Magazine, Dr. Catherine McDonald shares why parents need to be role models for their teens. 

New Leadership Appointment for Penn Nursing Professor

Catherine C. McDonald, PhD, RN, FAAN, an accomplished and well-respected researcher in injury science, has been appointed Chair of Penn Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health effective July 1, 2024.