Deena Chisolm, PhD, is director of the Center for Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, vice president of Health Services Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. She is a Health Services Epidemiologist whose research is focused on measuring and improving the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of pediatric health care. She holds the Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Equity Research.
Much of her current research is focused on the role of health care technology in improving pediatric health care quality. She is also interested in research investigating the factors associated with use of e-health services by at-risk youth. In addition, Dr. Chisolm serves as a resource to Nationwide Children’s Hospital clinical researchers on issues including: the use of clinical and administrative data in research, cost-effectiveness analysis, and quality indicator development.
2012 - Present Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Associate Professor
2004 - Present Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Principal Investigator
2006 - 2012 Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Assistant Professor
2006 - 2012 Division of Health Services Management and Policy, The Ohio State University College of Public Health, Assistant Professor