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Associate Chief of Staff

Medical Director, Destination Excellence

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



My Biography & Research


Christine White, MD, MAT, is an associate professor for the UC Department of Pediatrics and the medical director for the Division of Hospital Medicine, Burnet Campus, General Pediatric Hospitalist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White is a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White's interests and research focus on quality improvement. She has led hospital-wide efforts to increase medication reconciliation completion. She is currently leading institute-wide improvement projects on improving capacity management and the patient/family experience. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.

Clinical Interests

Quality improvement; resident education

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


General and Community Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Hospital Medicine

My Education

MD: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, 2004.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007.

My Publications

Brady PW, Muething S, Kotagal U, Ashby M, Gallagher R, Hall D, Goodfriend M, White C, Bracke TM, Decastro V, Geiser M, Simon J, Tucker KM, Olivea J, Conway PH, Wheeler DS. Improving situation awareness to reduce unrecognized clinical deterioration and serious safety events. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):e298-303.

White CM, Statile AM, Conway PH, Schoettker PJ, Solan JG, Unaka NI, Vidwan N, Warrick SD, Connelly BL. Utilizing Improvement Science Methods to Improve Physician Compliance with Proper Hand Hygiene. Pediatrics. 2012 Apr;129(4):e1042-50.

White CM, Schoettker PJ, Conway PH, Geiser M, Olivea J, Pruett R, Kotagal UR. Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2011 Apr;20(4):372-80.

White C, Del Rey JG. Decreasing Adverse Events through Night Talks: An Interdisciplinary, Hospital-Based Quality Improvement Project. Permanente Journal. 2009 Fall;13(4):16-22.