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Christopher B Forrest, MD, PhD

Christopher B Forrest, MD, PhD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
Applied Clinical Research Center
2716 South Street- 11th Floor, Room 11473
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-6917
BA (Biology)
Boston University, 1982.
MD (Medicine)
Boston University, 1986.
PhD (Health Policy and Management)
Johns Hopkins University, 1995.
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Selected Publications

Bevans KB, Riley AW, Landgraf JM, Carle AC, Teneralli RE, Fiese BH, Meltzer LJ, Ettinger AK, Becker BD, Forrest CB. : Children’s Family Experiences: Development of the PROMIS® Pediatric Family Relationships Measures Quality Life Research doi:10.1007/s11136-017-1629-y([Epub ahead of print]), June 2017.

Wade R Jr, Becker BD, Bevans KB, Ford DC, Forrest CB: Development and Evaluation of Short Adverse Childhood Experiences Measure. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 52(2): 163-172, Feb 2017.

Forrest CB, Ravens-Sieberer U, Devine J, Becker BD, Teneralli RE, Moon J, Carle A, Tucker CA, Bevans KB: Development and Evaluation of the PROMIS® Pediatric Positive Affect Item Bank, Child-Report and Parent-Proxy Editions. Journal of Happiness Studies Online, January 2017.

Forrest CB, Block JP, Bailey LC: Antibiotics, Infections, and Childhood Obesity. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology 5(1): 2-3, Jan 2017.

Toomey M, Schwartz J, Laverdiere M, Tucker C, Bevans KB, Forrest CB, Blum NJ : Preliminary Validation of the PROMIS Parent-Proxy Peer Relationships Measure in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A DBPNet Study. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 37(9): 724-729, Nov/Dec 2016.

Matthews KA, Adler NE, Forrest CB, Stead WW: Collecting Psychosocial “Vital Signs” in Electronic Health Records: Why Now? What are They? What's New for Psychology? American Psychologist 71(6): 497-504, Sep 2016.

English M, Irimu G, Agweyu A, Gathara D, Oliwa J, Ayieko P, Were F, Paton C, Tunis S. Forrest CB: Building Learning Health Systems to Accelerate Research and Improve Outcomes of Clinical Care in Low-and Middle-Income Countries. PLoS Med 13(4): e1001991, Apr 2016.

Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Farber GK, Bertoch D, Blume ED, Burns KM, Campbell R, Chang AC, Chung WK, Riehle-Colarusso T, Curtis LH, Forrest CB, Gaynor WJ, Gaies MG, Go AS, Henchey P, Martin GR, Pearson G, Pemberton VL, Schwartz SM, Vincent R, Kaltman JR: Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group: An Integrated Network for Congenital Heart Disease Research. Circulation 133(14): 1410-1418, Apr 2016.

Forrest CB, Tucker CA, Ravens-Sieberer U, Pratiwadi R, Moon J, Teneralli RE, Becker B, Bevans KB : Concurrent Validity of the PROMIS® Pediatric Global Health Measure. Quality of Life Research 25(3): 739-51, Mar 2016.

BOLDER Research Group. The participants who contributed to authorship of this paper include: Mark Blecher (South Africa), Samuel Akech (Kenya), Elizabeth Bukusi (Kenya), Kalipso Chalkidou (UK), Roma Chilengi (Zambia), Susie Colville (UK), Mike English (Kenya), Chris Forrest (USA), Trish Groves (UK), Metin Gulmezoglu (Switzerland), Archna Gupta (Canada), Damson Kathyola (Malawi), Michael Makanga (South Africa), Jacquie Oliwa (Kenya), Nelson Sewankambo (Uganda), Richard Smith (UK), Sean Tunis (USA), Jimmy Volmink (South Africa), Merrick Zwarenstein (Canada).: Better Outcomes Through Learning, Data, Engagement, and Research (BOLDER) – A System for Improving Evidence and Clinical Practice in Low and Middle Income Countries. F1000 Research Page: 693, 2016.

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