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Flaura Winston is a primary care pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr Winston treats outpatients at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Primary Care Center at 39th Street in West Philadelphia. Dr Winston is also a biomechanical engineer and clinical researcher working on an emergency department based Injury Circumstance Evaluation Study funded by the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration. In addition, she is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Dr Winston is the principal investigator for Partners for Child Passenger Safety, a research collaboration of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, and the State Farm Insurance Companies. As the principal investigator, Dr Winston oversees all aspects of the study, sets the direction and timeline of the study, and works with the co-investigator on the interpretation of results. Dr Winston also serves as the primary liaison with the State Farm Insurance Companies, the scientific community, the University of Pennsylvania, the federal government, and industry.
Dr Winston completed her undergraduate and graduate work in bioengineering and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Winston is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Graduate Group, in the Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at the University of Pennsylvania and her medical internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr Winston was also the First Snively Foundation Injury Prevention Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Injury and Poison Prevention Section, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the American Public Health Association's Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section, the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Bioengineering Division, and the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention.
Married to Ira Winston, Dr Winston has two sons, 8 year old Zachary and 3 year old Andrew and resides in Narberth, Pennsylvania.