Christine M Forke, PhD, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC

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Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Affiliate Research Scientist, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellow, Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania
Core Teaching Faculty, Master of Public Health Program, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Associate, Center for Violence Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Penn Center for Public Health, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

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BA (Psychology/Chemistry minor)
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
BSN (Nursing)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
MSN (Pediatric Primary Care Nursing)
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Selected Publications

Skiendzielewski K, Forke CM, Sarwer DB, Noll JG, Wheeler DC, Henry KA, Schroeder K: The intersection of adverse childhood experiences and neighborhood determinants of health: An exploratory spatial analysis. Psychol Trauma 16(Suppl 1): S125-S132, Apr 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1037/tra0001320. Epub 2022 Jul 14.

Schroeder K, Forke CM, Noll JG, Wheeler DC, Henry KA, Sarwer DB: The association between adverse childhood experiences, neighborhood greenspace, and body mass index: A cross-sectional study. Prev Med Rep 29: 101915, 2022.

Schroeder K, Dumenci L, Sarwer DB, Noll JG, Henry KA, Suglia SF, Forke CM, Wheeler DC: The intersection of neighborhood environment and adverse childhood experiences: Methods for creation of a neighborhood ACEs index. Int J Environ Res Public Health 19(13), 2022.

Lombard PK, Cronholm PF, Forke CM: Practical guidance for using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data: Merging states and scoring adverse childhood experiences. Am J Prev Med 62(6): e357-e365, 2022.

Forke CM, Myers RK, Localio AR, Wiebe DJ, Fein JA, Grisso JA, Catallozzi M: Intimate partner violence: Childhood witnessing and subsequent experiences of college undergraduates. J Interpers Violence 36(17-18): NP9670-NP9692, 2021.

Cronholm PF, Forke CM, Wade R, Bair-Merritt MH, Davis M, Harkins-Schwarz M, Pachter LM, Fein JA: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Expanding the Concept of Adversity. Am J Prev Med 49(3): 354-61, 2015.

Wade R Jr., Cronholm PF, Fein JA, Forke CM, Davis M, Harkins-Schwarz M, Pachter LM, Bair-Merritt MH: Household and community-level adverse childhood experiences and adult health outcomes in a diverse urban population. Child Abuse Negl 52: 135-45, 2016.

Forke CM, Myers, RK, Fein JA, Catallozzi M, Localio AR, Wiebe DJ, Grisso JA: Witnessing intimate partner violence as a child: How boys and girls model their parents'' behaviors in adolescence. Child Abuse Negl 84: 241-252, 2018.

Forke CM, Catallozzi M, Localio AR, Grisso JA, Wiebe DJ, Fein JA: Intergenerational effects of witnessing domestic violence: Health of the witnesses and their children. Prev Med Rep 15: 100942, 2019.

Hirschinger-Blank N, Forke CM, Kenyon A, Myers RK, Zhung X, Schwarz DF: Feasibility of conducting child abuse research with girls in juvenile detention using Audio-Computer Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) technology. Journal of Criminal Justice Education 25(2), 2014.

Forke CM, Myers RK, Catallozzi M, Schwarz DF: Relationship violence among female and male college undergraduate students. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162(7): 634-41, 2008.

Ginsburg KR, Slap GB, Cnaan A, Forke CM, Balsley CM, Rouselle DM: Adolescents'' perceptions of factors affecting their decisions to seek health care. JAMA 273(24): 1913-8, 1995.

Polaneczky M, Slap G, Forke C, Rappaport A, Sondheimer S: The use of levonorgestrel implants (Norplant) for contraception in adolescent mothers. N Engl J Med 331(18): 1201-6, 1994.

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