Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Katherine K Christoffel, MD

Katherine K Christoffel, MD

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Focus of Work

Bio

My current research interests lie in 1) understanding the relationship between community factors and clinical ones, particularly related to childhood obesity; 2) early origins of childhood obesity; 3) means to intervene to reduce obesity and its co-morbidities in young children; 4) the effects of community based interventions on obesity prevalence and health behaviors.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Tufts University School of Medicine (1973)
  • Internship: Children's Hospital, Columbus, Pediatrics (1973)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1975)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Ambulatory Pediatrics (1976)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics

Contact

312/227-4337

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 86
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611