A photo of Charles Schubert.

Director, Residency Global Child Health

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



My Biography & Research


Dr. Schubert is a professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics. He has always had an interest in delivering quality medical care to patients living in poverty both in this country and in Africa. He was one of the founders of Crossroad Health Center, a faith-based community health center located in one of Cincinnati’s poorest communities. His time in Africa included a year long stint at a mission hospital in rural Zambia where he not only provided clinical care but worked with staff in the area of leadership development. As associate program director for the Pediatric Residency Program, he is developing the Global Health Track for pediatric residents.

Clinical Interests

Global child health; service of underserved; vaccination program; vulnerable populations

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Global Health

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1979.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1983-1987.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1987; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1996; Clinical Tropical Medicine, 2010.

My Publications

Shapiro RA, Schubert CJ, Myers PA. Vaginal Discharge as an Indication of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infection. Pediatric Emergency Care. 1993 9(6):341-345.

Shapiro, R, Schubert, CJ, Siegel, R. Neisseria gonorrhea Infections in Girls Younger than 12 years of Age Evaluated for Vaginitis. Pediatrics. 1999 104(6):e72.

Bullock B, Schubert CJ, Brophy P, Johnson N, Reed M, Shapiro R. Etiology and Characteristics of Rib Fractures in Infants. Pediatrics. 2000 105(4) e48.

Schubert  CJ, Chambers  P. Building the Skill of Delivering Bad. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2005 6:165-172.

Yee EL, Staat MA, Azimi P, Bernstein DI, Ward RL, Schubert CJ, Matson DO, Turcios RM, Parashar U,  Widdowson MA, Glass RI. The Burden of Rotavirus Disease among Children visiting Pediatric  Emergency Departments in Cincinnati,  Ohio and Oakland, California, 1999-2000Pediatrics. 2008 Nov 122 (5) 971-77.

Schubert CJ, Valek B, Kiesler J, Klein MD. Teaching Advocacy to Physicians in Multicultural Settings. The Open Medical Journal. 2009 2:1-8.

Diers T, Montauk SL, Vaughn LM, Lehman C, Kiesler J, Schubert CJ, Smucker D, Valek B. Competencies for the Adaptable Physician: Training Residents  to Care for Vulnerable Populations. The Open Medical Education Journal. 2009 2:26-35. 2009.

Gittelman MA, Pomerantz WJ, Schubert CJ. Implementing and evaluating an injury prevention curriculum within a pediatric residency program. J Trauma. 2010 69(4 Suppl):S239-44.

lyer S, Schubert C, Schoettker P, Reeves S. Use of Quality-improvement Methods to Improve Timeliness of Analgesic delivery. Pediatrics. 2011 Jan 127;1:e219-25.