Kristine Fortin, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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3401 Civic Center Boulevard
12th NW Tower Suite 55
Philadelphia PA 19104
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Physical Therapy)
McGill University, 1997.
University of Montreal, 2002.
Brown University, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Fortin K, Wood J: Utility of routine urinalysis to screen for injury in children with suspected physical abuse. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2018 Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 2018 Notes: Poster presentation

Kristine Fortin : Post event debriefing for Child Protection Team Cases CHOP Education Symposium January 2018 Notes: Poster presentation

Fortin K : Review of the article Laboratory screening for children entering foster care. The Quarterly Update. A publication of the Ray E. Helfer Society. XXV(2), 2018

Young A, Pierce MC, Kaczor K, Lorenz DJ, Hickey S, Berger SP, Schmidt SM, Fingarson A, Fortin K, Thompson R. : Are negative / unrealistic parent descriptors of infant attributes associated with physical abuse? Child Abuse & Neglect 80: 41-51 2018

Fortin K, Downes AH: Chapter 21 Failure to Thrive; Chapter 22 Child Abuse and Neglect; Chapter 25 Violence Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 8th edition. Marcdante KJ, Kliegman RM. (eds.). Elsevier Page: 77--84, 91-93, 2018

Parkin-Joseph C, Sondhi Lews N, Fortin K : Medical Education and Foster Care APSAC Advisor in press , 2018.

Kristine Fortin : Chapter 18 Physical Abuse, sections Abandonment and Neglect, Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Physical Abuse, and Sexual Abuse. In Gershel JC, Crain EF (eds.): Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics (6th ed). Gershel JC, Crain EF (eds.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

M. Katherine Henry, MD, MSCE; Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH; Kristine Fortin, MD, MPH; Daniel Lindberg, MD; James D Anderst, MD, MSCI; Rachel P Berger, MD, MPH; Joanne N Wood, MD, MSHP : Occult head injuries in infants evaluated for physical abuse. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2017 May 2017.

Fortin K, Friedman S, Parkin-Joseph C, Stavas N, Henry MK, Dawson J, Scribano P. : The fostering health program: Improving access to care and safety for children in foster care with asthma. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 7th Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day. May 2017.

Parkin-Joseph C, Fortin K, Tenney-Soeiro R, Wood J, Scribano P. : Flipping the script: Innovative approach to child abuse pediatrics medical education to improve dissemination in competitive medical school and residency curricula. Ray Helfer Society 2017 Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado. April 2017.

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