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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

A Qualitative Study of Increased Pediatric Reutilization After a Postdischarge Home Nurse Visit. Riddle, SW; Sherman, SN; Moore, MJ; Loechtenfeldt, AM; Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Gold, JM; Wade-Murphy, S; Beck, AF; Statile, AM; Shah, SS; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:E1-E8.

Community Socioeconomic Deprivation and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Severity. Orkin, S; Brokamp, C; Yodoshi, T; Trout, AT; Liu, C; Meryum, S; Taylor, S; Wolfe, C; Sheridan, R; Seth, A; et al. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2020; 70:364-370.

A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of a Novel Food Pantry in a Pediatric Primary Care Center. Hickey, E; Phan, M; Beck, AF; Burkhardt, MC; Klein, MD. Clinical Pediatrics. 2020; 59:278-284.

The color of health: how racism, segregation, and inequality affect the health and well-being of preterm infants and their families. Beck, AF; Edwards, EM; Horbar, JD; Howell, EA; McCormick, MC; Pursley, DM. Pediatric Research. 2020; 87:227-234.

Neighborhood poverty and pediatric intensive care use. Andrist, E; Riley, CL; Brokamp, C; Taylor, S; Beck, AF. Pediatrics. 2019; 144:e20190748-e20190748.

Dose Matters: A Smartphone Application to Improve Asthma Control Among Patients at an Urban Pediatric Primary Care Clinic. Real, FJ; Beck, AF; DeBlasio, D; Zackoff, M; Henize, A; Xu, Y; Davis, D; Cruse, B; Klein, MD. Games for Health Journal. 2019; 8:357-365.

Pediatric psychiatric emergency department utilization and fine particulate matter: A case-crossover study. Brokamp, C; Strawn, JR; Beck, AF; Ryan, P. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2019; 127:97006-097006.

Cooling The Hot Spots Where Child Hospitalization Rates Are High: A Neighborhood Approach To Population Health. Beck, AF; Anderson, KL; Rich, K; Taylor, SC; Iyer, SB; Kotagal, UR; Kahn, RS. Health Affairs. 2019; 38:1433-1441.

Comparison of Parent Report with Administrative Data to Identify Pediatric Reutilization Following Hospital Discharge. Statile, AM; White, CM; Sucharew, HJ; Moore, M; Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Simmons, JM; Shah, SS; Auger, KA; Bachus, J; Beck, AF; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2019; 14:411-414.

Ready Player: the use of virtual reality in paediatric asthma education. Real, FJ; Zackoff, M; Beck, AF; Klein, MD. Medical Education. 2019; 53:519-520.