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Attending Physician, Division of General & Community Pediatrics

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Dr. Beck strives to improve population health outcomes by focusing on the identification and mitigation of key social, economic, and environmental determinants of health. He sees patients as a primary care and hospitalist pediatrician. For his efforts, he has been recognized with the Cincinnati Children's Junior Faculty Award for Service and Advocacy and has been recognized by the Cincinnati Business Courier as a member of the region's 40 under 40.

Clinical Interests

Primary care pediatrics; hospital medicine

Research Interests

Social determinants of health; disparities; population health; quality improvement; geography

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


General and Community Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, Hospital Medicine, General and Community Pediatrics

My Locations

My Education

BA: Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2002.

MD: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.

MPH: Harvard University, Boston, MA, 2011.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2009.

Fellowship: General Academic Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2009.

My Publications

Beck AF, Cohen AJ, Colvin JD, Fichtenberg CM, Fleegler EW, Garg A, Gottlieb LM, Pantell MS, Sandel MT, Schickedanz A, Kahn RS. Perspectives from the Society for Pediatric Research: interventions targeting social needs in pediatric clinical care. Pediatr Res. 2018 Jul;84(1):10-21.

Henize AW, Beck AF, Klein MD, Morehous J, Kahn RS. Transformation of a Pediatric Primary Care Waiting Room: Creating a Bridge to Community Resources. Matern Child Health J. 2018 Jun;22(6):779-785.

Hensley C, Heaton PC, Kahn RS, Luder HR, Frede SM, Beck AF. Poverty, Transportation Access, and Medication Nonadherence. Pediatrics. 2018 Apr;141(4).

Beck AF, Riley CL, Taylor SC, Brokamp C, Kahn RS. Pervasive Income-Based Disparities In Inpatient Bed-Day Rates Across Conditions And Subspecialties. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Apr;37(4):551-559.

Beck AF, Huang B, Wheeler K, Lawson NR, Kahn RS, Riley CL. The Child Opportunity Index and Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Hospitalizations Across One Ohio Metropolitan Area, 2011-2013. J Pediatr. 2017 Nov;190:200-206.e1.

Beck AF, Sandel MT, Ryan PH, Kahn RS. Mapping Neighborhood Health Geomarkers To Clinical Care Decisions To Promote Equity In Child Health. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Jun 1;36(6):999-1005.

Johnson LH, Beck AF, Kahn RS, Huang B, Ryan PH, Olano KK, Auger KA. Characteristics. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Sep;70(3):277-287.

Timely and Appropriate Healthcare Access for Newborns: A Neighborhood-Based, Improvement Science Approach). New Directions for Evaluation. 2017 (153), 35-50.

Auger KA, Kahn RS, Simmons JM, Huang B, Shah AN, Timmons K, Beck AF. Using Address Information to Identify Hardships Reported by Families of Children Hospitalized With Asthma. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Jan - Feb;17(1):79-87.