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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Farrell's research interests focus on pediatric trauma and injury prevention. She is interested in the epidemiology of injury, social determinants of health, strategies for injury prevention, as well as the acute management of trauma patients. Her prior work has included pediatric fractures, motor vehicle safety, firearm-associated injury, and child abuse fatalities. Her interest in the pre-hospital care of ill and injured children has led to a collaboration between EMS education and research.

Researcher | Research Background

Caitlin Farrell received her MD in Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She did her internship and residency in Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital where she was chief fellow. Dr. Farrell completed the Program for Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the faculty of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2016.

Researcher | Publications