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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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street, 16th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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

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

Wade R Jr, Becker BD, Bevans KB, Ford DC, Forrest CB.: Development and Evaluation of a Short Adverse Childhood Experiences Measure. American Journal of Preventive Medicine Page: 1-10, 2016.

Forrest CB, Hawkins J, Fieldston ES: Chapter 1: Health Care Delivery System. AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition. American Academy of Pediatrics, Page: 3-17, 2016.

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, 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, 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, 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, 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.

Ravens-Sieberer U, Forrest CB: Translation of Eight Pediatric PROMIS® Item Banks into Spanish and German. Presented at the Inaugural PROMIS Health Organization Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. May 2015.

Forrest CB, Ravens-Sieberer U, Devine J, Becker BD, Moon J: Profile of Subjective Well-Being Among Children in the US. Presented at the Inaugural PROMIS Health Organization Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. May 2015.

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