Peter Cronholm MD, MSCE

 Peter Cronholm MD, MSCE

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He has completed a Faculty Development Fellowship and a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Cronholm's time is divided between clinical, teaching, research and advocacy interests. His research interests have focused on health services regarding: 1) the primary care management of perpetration of intimate partner violence; 2) assessing psychosocial needs of families and patients with cancer; 3) screening for adolescent depression in the acute care setting; 4) pre-teen violence prevention initiatives; 5) assessing Philadelphia-area fathering providers' practices regarding intimate partner violence; and 5) assessing the risk of neighborhood variables on firearm injury and health. He is an Adjunct Scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, a Senior Scholar at the Leonard Davis Center for Healthcare Economics, an Associate of the Firearm and Injury Center at Penn, and Affiliate Faculty for the Graduate Program in Public Health Studies for the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health Initiatives. Dr. Cronholm is an Associate Program Director and the Director of Community Programs for the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health's residency program, coordinating and evaluating the didactic and experiential components of the community medicine curriculum. Dr. Cronholm is also involved with the department's pre-Doctoral division in teaching community medicine to medical students during their Family Medicine clerkship.


1988-93 Honors B.S. University of Delaware (Major: Physics; Minors: Mathematics and Philosophy)
1993-94 University of Delaware (Graduate Studies in
1994-98 M.D. Temple University School of Medicine
2001-03 M.S.C.E. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics