Andrea Knight MD, MSCE
Andrea Knight MD, MSCE
Dr. Knight’s research focuses on improving mental health outcomes for children and adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by investigating ways to enhance identification and treatment of youth with SLE affected by depression and anxiety. She is also interested more broadly in psychosocial and patient-oriented outcomes, healthcare disparities and utilization in youth with SLE and other chronic rheumatic disease. 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

Congratulations to Theo Zaoutis on his receipt of the Distinguished Service Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society at ID Week
October 10, 2015

Dr. Chris Bonafide interviewed about the problem of alarm fatigue in hospital units for The Pulse.
September 10, 2015

Pamela Weiss, MD, MSCE publishes results of first study to use MRI to evaluate the prevalence of sacroiliitis in children with newly diagnosed juvenile spondyloarthritis (JSpA)
August 06, 2015

Study by CPCE members Joanne Wood, MD, MSHP, David Rubin MD, MSCE and Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH on guidelines for conducting skeletal surveys in young children with injuries associated with abuse published in Pediatrics, reported on parentherald.com
July 14, 2015

Recent JAMA Pediatrics paper by CPCE Postdoctoral Researcher Julia Szymczak, PhD exploring why healthcare workers come to work sick receives considerable media attention, including mention on nbcnews.com
July 06, 2015

Dr. James Guevara's PCORI-funded ADHD Portal project featured in Research Institute Bench to Bedside blog
June 30, 2015

Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP, offers vaccine commentary in June issue of CHOP Research Institute Bench to Bedside blog
June 30, 2015

The Charleston Daily Mail features Kristen Feemster’s research on identifying and addressing vaccine hesitancy following West Virginia’s 6th Annual Immunization Summit, where Dr. Feemster delivered a keynote speach
June 17, 2015

Research by Gregory Tasian MD, MSc, MSCE on pediatric kidney stones and the effect of temperature on kidney stone presentation is highlighted in WNDU.com news story
June 11, 2015

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