Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD

Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD

Christopher B. Forrest, MD, is a Pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and 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
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

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

Departments and Services

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.