CPCE is pleased to announce the following appointments:
Theoklis Zaoutis MD MSCE
Director, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness
We are pleased to announce the appointment of
Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE to the position of
Director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness.
Dr. Zaoutis is co-founder of CPCE and has served as its
Associate Director for the past 6 years. As Director,
Dr. Zaoutis will continue the mission of the CPCE to discover,
disseminate and implement knowledge about best practices
in the management of pediatric disease. Dr. Zaoutis
is the Thomas Frederick McNair Scott Professor of Pediatrics
and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at
the University of Pennsylvania and associate chief in
the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP. He is a
Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology
and Biostatistics and Deputy Director of the MSCE program.
Dr. Zaoutis also serves as the Director of the Pediatric
Infectious Diseases Training Program and Co-Director of
the Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology Training Program.
Ron Keren MD MPH
Associate Director for Implementation, Center for
Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness
CPCE is pleased to announce that Ron Keren MD MPH, the
center's co-founder and inaugural director for the past
6 years will continue his association with CPCE as
Associate Director for Implementation. Dr. Keren was
recently appointed to the position of Vice President for
Quality and Chief Quality Officer for CHOP. In this role,
he will provide executive leadership to the analytics team
and quality improvement activities throughout the CHOP
enterprise. His new CHOP position will allow Dr. Keren to
focus on the implementation piece of CPCE's mission, as he
collaborates with CPCE researchers to discover tools and
techniques for implementing best practices in care settings
across the CHOP network. Dr Keren is a Professor of
Pediatrics and Epidemiology at Penn and an attending physician
for the Division of General Pediatrics. He also provides
academic mentorship to clinical effectiveness research activities.
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.
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 email@example.com.