Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD

Christopher B. Forrest, MD, is a pediatrician at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia an academic investigator in childhood obesity research for the Healthy Weight Program.

Areas of Expertise: Theory and measurement of child health learning health system outcomes and effectiveness research
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Market Street
Phone: 267-426-6917

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics

    Graduate Degree

    PhD - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

    Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    2014

    Kahn MG, Bailey LC, Forrest CB, Padula MA, Hirschfeld S. Building a common pediatric research terminology for accelerating child health research. Pediatrics. 2014;133(3):516-525. Read the abstract.