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

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

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

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

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