Gregory Tasian MD, MSc, MSCE
Gregory Tasian MD, MSc, MSCE
The work of CPCE researcher Gregory Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE and his colleagues on the effect of temperature on kidney stone presentation has recently received widespread international media coverage. Dr. Tasian is currently investigating the difference in the effect of temperature on kidney stone presentation between adults and children. More information available here.


About CPCE

The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) is a Center of Emphasis in the Research Institute at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The center promotes research on how to best manage pediatric illnesses, disseminates knowledge gained from this research, and partners with other groups at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to implement best practices to improve the quality of care delivered to children in the Children's Hospital healthcare network.

Our Mission

CPCE's mission is to discover and spread knowledge about best practices in pediatric disease by facilitating, organizing and centralizing the performance of clinical effectiveness research, the mentoring of fellows and faculty in clinical effectiveness research, and the dissemination and implementation of research findings.

Collaboration With CPCE

The purpose of our Web site is to enhance our ability to collaborate with all interested researchers. Here you will find information about our seminar series, Pilot Grant Program, mentoring and teaching programs, and calendar of events, as well as resources for investigators (such as our data services and grants database). If you are interested in what CPCE has to offer, but cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact center manager, Debra Hillman, at hillman@email.chop.edu.

CPCE in the News

Elizabeth Lowenthal's study showing association between lack of parental attendance at clinic visits and poor outcomes for teen HIV patients published in JAMA Pediatrics, featured on foxnews.com
April 02, 2015

CPCE Researcher Chris Bonafide's Alarm Fatigue Project Honored by ECRI Institute
March 22, 2015

Kristen Feemster quoted in New York Times SundayReview "The Vaccine Lunacy: Disneyland, Measles and Madness”
January 31, 2015

Evan Fieldston quoted in US New & World Report article "Sent Home Too Soon? The Difficult Art of Hospital Discharge"
January 30, 2015

Greg Tasian featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article "Pediatric Kidney Stones are on the Rise"
January 27, 2015

Ron Keren published JAMA Pediatrics article "Comparative Effectiveness of Intravenous vs Oral Antibiotics for Postdischarge Treatment of Acute Osteomyelitis in Children"
December 22, 2014

Congratulations to CPCE's Pamela Weiss, the 2014 winner of the Spondylitis Association of America’s Young Investigator Award.
December 18, 2014

Chris Feudtner publishes Pediatrics article "Potential Drug−Drug Interactions in Infant, Child, and Adolescent Patients in Children’s Hospitals"
December 18, 2014

Greg Tasian appears on 6abc News’ "Raising Healthy Kids" report
October 29, 2014

CHOP Research Institute blog features article written by CPCE’s Greg Tasian and Ron Keren that looked at the prevalence of the first imaging study that children obtain when they are evaluated for kidney stones.
October 27, 2014

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