Andrew Pool, PhD, MSc

Andrew Pool, PhD, MSc
Associate Fellow

Senior Research Manager at CHOP, Center for Parent and teen Communication, Division of Adolescent Medicine

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Chronic Medical Conditions, Health Behavior, Health Communication, Obesity



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Andrew Pool, PhD, MSc is the Senior Research Manager of the Center for Parent and Teen Communication (CPTC) based in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In this role, Dr. Pool focuses on the translation and dissemination of research on parenting and adolescent health and development. In addition, he studies how parent-teen relationships are associated with long-term health outcomes. He has also conducted research on chronic diseases, including obesity and asthma, and youth violence.

Select Publications:

Pool AC, Patterson F, Luna IY, Hohl B, Bauer KW. Ten-Year Secular Trends in Youth Violence: Results From the Philadelphia Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2003-2013 [published correction appears in J Sch Health. 2017 Jul;87(7):563]. J Sch Health. 2017;87(4):244–252. doi:10.1111/josh.12491 

Pool AC, Kraschnewski JL, Poger JM, et al. Impact of online patient reminders to improve asthma care: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0170447. Published 2017 Feb 3. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170447

Pool AC, Kraschnewski JL, Cover LA, et al. The impact of physician weight discussion on weight loss in US adults. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014;8(2):e131–e139. doi:10.1016/j.orcp.2013.03.003