Peter Foster Cronholm, MD, MSCE, CAQHPM, FAAFP

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Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Associate, Firearm and Injury Center at Penn, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Affiliate Faculty, Graduate Program in Public Health Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty Affiliate, The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner-Unity Program in Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Staff, Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse (LTACH - Long Term Acute Care Hospital), Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Center for Health Behavior Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Member, Anna T. Meadows Society for Clinician Educators at the Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Mixed Methods Research Lab [http://www.med.upenn.edu/mmrl/], Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Phil, PA
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
URSponsored Mentor, Co-sponsored by the Alliance of Minority Physicians (AMP) and FOCUS on Health & Leadership
Educational Officer, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
51 North 39th Street
Andrew Mutch Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-8826
Fax: 215-243-4601
Education:
Honors BS (Major: Physics; Minors: Mathematics and Philosophy)
University of Delaware , 1993.
(Graduate Studies in Physics)
University of Delaware , 1994.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1998.
MSCE (Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE, CAQHPM, FAAFP, is an Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research, Director of Community Programs, and Associate Program Director, in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) at the Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn. He has additional training in biostatistics, mixed methods, and epidemiology with content expertise in program evaluation, implementation science, and the science of community engagement. Dr. Cronholm's research interests have focused on mitigating health disparities through community-engaged health services with attention to: 1) the integration of trauma-informed care and primary prevention strategies into systems of care; and 2) expanding the role of mixed methodologies and patient-centered outcomes into research paradigms. He has developed and currently serve as the Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Mixed Methods Research Lab (MMRL) – A university Service Center housed within DFMCH.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary Care, Men's Health, Preventive Care, Intimate Partner Violence, Childhood Adversity

Description of Other Expertise

Trauma Informed Care, Intimate Partner Violence, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Patients with Medical and Social Complexity, Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, Men's Health, Preventive Care, Community-Based Participatory Research, Mixed Methods Research, Medical Education

Selected Publications

Keddem S, Caceres O, Thatipelli S, Roder N, Momplaisir F, Cronholm PF: Barriers and Facilitators to Long-Acting Injectable HIV PrEP Implementation in Primary Care Since Its Approval in the United States. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 95(4): 370-376, April 1, 2024.

Gregory EF, Johnson G, Barretto A, Zakama A, Maddox AI, Levine LD, Lorch SA, Fiks AG, Cronholm PF: Communication and birth experiences among Black birthing people who experienced preterm birth. Ann Fam Med 22(1): 31-36, January/February, 2024.

Gregory EF, Cronholm PF, Levine LD, Beidas RS, DeMarco M, O'Sullivan AL, Lorch SA, Maddox AI, Wu K, Fiks AG: Integrating care for mother-infant dyads after birth: A qualitative study of clinician perspectives on feasibility. Womens Health Rep 4(1): 642-650, December, 2023 Notes: Associated Editorial: Bose-Brill, S., Gillespie, S.L., Venkatesh, K.K., 2023. Can We Implement Multispecialty Mother–Infant Dyadic Care to Systematize Interpregnancy Services After a Preterm Birth?. Women's Health Reports 4, 651–655. https://doi.org/10.1089/whr.2023.0148.

Moore DJ, Bradner MK, Strayer SM, Santen SA, Edwards C, Hayes RB, Cronholm PF: Characterizing the Current State of Motivational Interviewing Education in North American Family Medicine Clerkships: A CERA Study. Fam Med 55(9): 598-606, October, 2023.

Wright KM, Ravenna P, Wheat S, Villarreal CM, Clements DS, Cronholm PF : Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine Residency: A National Survey of Program Directors. Fam Med 56(2): 102-107, September 25, 2023.

Penwell-Waines L, Kulshreshtha A, Brennan J, Buck K, Fazio L, Grace A, Ricker M, Romain A, Schneiderhan J, Cronholm PF: Comparing Resident and Program Director Perspectives on Wellness Curricula: A CERA Study. Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) 7(33): 1-11, September 2023.

Weidner A, Glass J, Cronholm PF, Pauwels J: To What Extent Are Programs Recruiting Their Own Graduates as Faculty? A CERA Study. Fam Med 55(7): 467-470, July, 2023.

Ganetzky DB, Purcell A, Truchil R, Tjaden A, Cronholm PF: Patient-centered hypertension management: Two team-based models. Fam Pract Manag 30(4): 12-16, July/August, 2023.

Keddem S, Agha A, Morawej S, Buck A, Cronholm PF, Sonalkar S, Kearney MD: Characterizing Twitter Content about HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Women: A Qualitative Content Analysis. J Med Internet Res 25(e43596): 1-13, May 2023.

Okah E, Cronholm PF, Crow B, Persaud A, Westby A, Cunningham B, Bonham V: Race-based care and beliefs regarding the etiology of racial differences in health outcomes. Am J Prev Med 64(4): 477-482, April, 2023.

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