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3500 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Cindy W. Christian, MD
Cindy W. Christian
Attending Physician


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Education and Training

BS, Bucknell University (Animal Behavior), 1981

MD, Albany Medical College, 1985

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Anthony A. Latini Endowed Chair in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

Ambulatory Pediatric Association

Professional Awards

Penn Pearls Teaching Award – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1996

Resident Division Teaching Award – General Pediatrics Ambulatory Teaching, 1997

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner's Award – Pennsylvania, 1998

Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, 1999

Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Chair, Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2001

Ray E. Helfer Society Award for Outstanding Leadership, 2004

Distinguished Advocate Award, Support Center for Child Advocates, 2007

Pediatrician of the Year, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007

Special Achievement Award for Distinguished Service and Dedication, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009

Alan Lerner Child Advocacy Award, 2011

Pittsburgh Child Advocacy Center Champion of Hope and Healing Leadership Award to the PA Child Abuse Task Force, 2013

Ray E. Helfer Society Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Child Abuse and Neglect, 2013

PA Family Support Alliance Partners for Change Award to the PA Task Force on Child Abuse, 2016

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