PI, L. Ryan
The overall goal of the project was to create and pilot test a culturally relevant video that promotes bicycle helmet use for children and adolescents in Baltimore City that can be implemented in the primary care setting. The video, You Make the Call: Bike Helmet Safety, was developed with creative input from patients at the Harriet Lane Clinic and students from two different schools in Baltimore City. The Thomas Wilson Foundation provided support for the project. The video won “best in show” at Safety 2018, an international injury conference. In addition to presentations about our work at national research conferences including Injury Free, Pediatric Academic Societies and SAVIR, two articles have been produced: Promoting bike helmet safety for urban children through a culturally tailored educational video intervention (2019, Health Promotion Practice), and Evaluation of a culturally tailored educational video intervention to promote bike helmet safety for urban children: a pilot study (in press, Health Promotion Practice).