About Us

Our history


PIPER was launched as the Pediatric Injury Prevention, Education and Research program in 2011 and changed its name in 2015 to reflect a broader focus on injury prevention across the lifespan. PIPER is a collaborative initiative of the Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. We are also supported by Children’s Hospital Colorado

Our mission


To drive evidence-based practice through discovery, translation and workforce development.

Our vision


To contribute to the significant reduction in injury and its outcomes in Colorado, the U.S., and the world as a function of high-quality research and effective practice.