Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE, FAAFP

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE, FAAFP
Senior Fellow

Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health

Public Health Interests

Behavioral Health, Chronic Medical Conditions, Community Engagement, Community/Population Health, Education, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Gender and Sexuality, Health Behavior, Health Communication, Health Equity, Health Services Research, LGBTQ, Maternal and Child Health, Mental Health, Mixed Methods Research, Pediatrics, Policy, Qualitative Methods, Social Determinants of Health, Violence/Injury Prevention, Women's Health



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE, FAAFP is an Associate Professor, Director of Community Programs, and Associate Program Director in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests have focused on health services regarding: 1) integration of trauma-informed care and primary prevention strategies into systems of primary care; and 2) developing novel mixed methodologies and patient-centered outcomes into research paradigms. Dr. Cronholm has content expertise in program evaluation of health services using mixed methodologies and Community-Based Participatory Research techniques. He is actively involved in community programs addressing family violence, having served as a Clinical Consultant, Director of the Men's Council on Family Violence, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Institute for Safe Families. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Men’s Resource Center and Women Organized Against Rape, America’s first rape crisis center.

Select Publications:

Cronholm PF, Forke CM, Wade R, Bair-Merritt MH, Davis M, Harkins-Schwarz M, Pachter LM, Fein JA: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Expanding the concept of adversity. Am J Prev Med 49(3): 354-361, September, 2015.

Griffis H, Matone M, Kellom KS, Concors E, Quarshie W, French B, Rubin D, Cronholm PF: Home visiting and perinatal smoking: A mixed-methods exploration of cessation and harm reduction strategies. BMC Public Health 16(1): 764-773, August 11, 2016. PMCID: PMC4982407

Miller-Day M, Applequist J, Kellom KS, Dalton A, Kzabokrtsky, Cronholm PF, Gabbay R: A Tale of Four Practices: A Comparative Analysis of High and Low Performing Patient-Centered Medical Homes. J Health Organ Manag 31(6): 630-646, August 7, 2017.

Sreih AG, Alibaz-Oner F, Kermani TA, Aydin SZ, Cronholm PF, Davis T, Easley E, Gul A, Mahr A, McAlear CA, Milman N, Robson JC, Tomasson G, Direskeneli H, Merkel PA: Development of a Core Set of Outcome Measures for Large-Vessel Vasculitis: Report from OMERACT 2016. J Rheumatol 44(3): 1-5, September 1, 2017.