Featured SPR Member
February 2016


Andrew Beck, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Divisions of General and Community Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Beck completed his undergraduate degree in Anthropology at Yale University. He then completed his medical training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with a concentration in Underserved Medicine. He completed a pediatrics residency and general academic pediatrics fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. During his fellowship training, Dr. Beck also completed a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He subsequently joined the faculty, working clinically as a primary care and hospitalist pediatrician.

Dr. Beck's research aims to improve child health outcomes by identifying and mitigating key social determinants of health. Specifically, he pursues quantitative and quality improvement studies that focus on population-level health disparities and academic-community collaborations. He is currently the principal investigator on an NIH K23 mentored career development award through NIAID that focuses on identifying neighborhood- or area-level measures that are relevant to the care of children with asthma. He has also formed partnerships with the Cincinnati Health Department to link asthma patients with environmental risks to code enforcement visits and with a large local foodbank to provide hungry infants with formula. He is also works on the management team of the local Medical-Legal Partnership. Outside of medicine, Dr. Beck has two young children that keep him happy and busy!

View Dr. Beck's articles in PubMed