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Media outlets including the TODAY show, pictured above, have helped raise critical awareness about the Stepping Strong Fund’s goal to elevate trauma research and care

Since the Stepping Strong Center was established in February 2014, the cause has captured the imagination of local and national media as well as more than 20,000 individuals worldwide. Scroll down to view media coverage, Stepping Strong annual reports, and newsletter archives.


This injury may signal domestic violence, study warns

Approximately one-third of domestic violence victims may suffer from a specific type of fracture to the forearm, which underscores the…

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Brigham and Women’s Step Up for Stepping Strong logs 555 million steps

The 2020 virtual Step Up for Stepping Strong Challenge involved 3,000 participants and ended with presenting sponsor Cigna making a…

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Domestic violence during lockdown

Domestic violence rose during lockdown — and injuries are dramatically more severe, study finds

Intimate partner violence spiked 80% after pandemic lockdown began. Source:

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New Study Shows Increase in Domestic Violence Injuries during COVID-19

Social distancing and lockdowns have negative impact on stressful domestic households Source: RSNA

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Defining a Research Agenda for Layperson Prehospital Hemorrhage Control

What are the key areas and questions on which future research of prehospital hemorrhage control by laypersons should be focused?…

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Intimate Partner Violence Crisis in the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can Radiologists Make a Difference?

The COVID-19 crisis resulted in a variety of physical and mental health issues beyond the viral infection itself, as indicated…

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Hospitals Redeploy Thousands of Health Care Workers to Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

In just a few weeks, thousands of Massachusetts hospital workers have been suddenly thrust into new roles to respond to…

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Who Gets a Ventilator? New Gut-Wrenching State Guidelines Issued on Rationing Equipment

Preference given to medical personnel, people who are healthy, younger. Source: The Boston Globe

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Handheld 3D Printers Developed to Treat Musculoskeletal Injuries

Handheld 3D Printers Developed to Treat Musculoskeletal Injuries

The bioprinter enables surgeons to deposit scaffolds—or materials to help support cellular and tissue growth—directly into the defect sites within…

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Swimmer With Bionic Legs Plans To Keep On Swimming

Swimmer With Bionic Legs Plans To Keep On Swimming

Bionic limbs, long the stuff of science fiction fantasy, are becoming reality. An extremely rare vascular disease caused New Hampshire’s…

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Surgeons test-drive the amputation of the future

Surgeons Test-Drive the Amputation of the Future

Surgeons test-drive the amputation of the future with a mail-order limb, rerouted nerve, and prosthetic hand that grips like the…

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Stepping Strong Celebrates 5 Years of Fundraising

Gillian Reny was severely injured -- she was watching the 2013 race near the finish line. Today, her Stepping Strong…

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Annual Reports
Newsletter Archives


Falls Prevention

Fall – Stepping Strong Center: New Study: Domestic Violence Injuries Increase Sharply During COVID-19
Fall – Injury Prevention: Long-Term Outcomes after Injury: The FORTE Multi-Center Cohort Study
Winter – Injury Prevention: Preventing Falls in Older Adults
Summer – Injury Prevention: The Center for Community Health and Health Equity Violence
Summer – Stepping Strong Center: Super-Charged Protection to Fight COVID-19


Fall – Injury Prevention: Substance Use Prevention
Summer – Injury Prevention: The 5 Es of Injury Prevention
Spring: Support our Marathon Team with a Gift of $26.20!


Winter: Meet the 2018 Innovator Award Recipients!
Fall: Research Symposium Highlights Advances in Trauma Innovation
Summer: Great things are happening at the Stepping Strong Center
Spring: Five Years Strong!


Fall: Simple Actions can Save Lives
Summer: Trauma: A Neglected Global Epidemic
Spring: Year Three: Momentum and Milestones


Winter: Stepping Strong Innovator Redefines the Way an Amputation is Done
Fall: Vote for a Groundbreaking Research Project
Summer: A Record-breaking Marathon Season
Spring: Read the Stepping Strong Report


Winter: What an Inspiring Year
Summer: Vote Now for Your Favorite Research Project
Spring: Thanks for Your Support this Marathon Season
Winter: Stepping Strong in 2015


Fall: Help Gillian Give Away $100,000
Summer: Thanks from the Reny Family

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