Krishna Wood White, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Substance Abuse Services , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Adolescent Medicine Division
EPIC SuperUser , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellowship Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Clinical Champion for Adolescent Medicine and the Patient Portal, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Digital Health and Clinical Informatics programs
Interim Medical Director, Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinical Operations, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Adolescent Specialty Care Center
3350 Market Street, 5th flr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3537
BS (Molecular Biology)
Hampton University , 1998.
Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2002.
MPH (Health Policy)
The George Washington University , 2008.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Adolescent Reproductive Health
Adolescent Substance Abuse
Long acting reversible contraception
Telehealth/Health Informatics

Selected Publications

White, K, Bowen, J , Coley, A, Marvel, A, Walters, J, Vater, S, Fennimore, J, and Miller, A : Assessing Delaware Parents’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Preferences about Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives for Teens Using Participatory Action Research. Delaware Journal of Public Health 4(5): 24-31, Nov 2018.

Wood-White, K., Vater, S., Marvel, A.: What Do Parents Know and Believe about LARC Use in Teens? Journal of Adolescent Health 62(2): S74, 2018.

Walters, J., Coley, A., White, K., Bowen, J., Gearhart, S., Fennimore, J., Miller, A., Diaz-Camacho, E.: Assessing Delaware Parents’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Preferences About Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives for Teens Using Participatory Action Research. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 30(2): 329, 2017.

Hill, S. and White, K.: Issues Regarding Puberty (Chapter 3). Cerebral Palsy: A Guide for Caregiving. Miller and Bachrach (eds.). Johns Hopkins University Press, 3rd edition, 2017.

White, K. : Transforming an Adolescent Medicine Practice in a Children’s Hospital to Provide Same Day Access to LARCs. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 30(2): 326 – 327, 2017.

White, K., Levine L., Catallozzi, M.C., Schwarz, D: Adolescent Medicine (Chapter 1). The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2nd edition. Frank G, Shah SS, Catallozzi MC, Zaoutis LB (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2016.

Hill, S., Owens, B., Tichen, K., White, K.: Sex-Ed in the Summer: Can One Day Change Providers’ Beliefs and Practices? Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 28(2): e50, 2015.

White, K and R. Hagler: The Annual Physical (Chapter 1). Basics in Adolescent Medicine: A Practical Manual of Signs, Symptoms and Solutions, World Scientific. Silber, T and Saxena H (eds.). 2013.

White, K: “Is Your Period Normal?” Seventeen Magazine April 2009.

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Last updated: 08/21/2023
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