Class of 1975
As Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medical Director of Crossroad Health Center, Chuck is one of the city’s most talented and well-respected physicians. His clinical research and areas of expertise have focused on immunizations of children. He is an outspoken advocate and educator of child abuse prevention.
A 1979 cum laude graduate of Miami University, Chuck received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1983 and his residency training at Children’s Hospital Medical Center, including a year as Pediatric Chief Resident. He has had numerous articles published in pediatric medical journals and textbooks throughout the United States. He is consistently recognized as one of this country’s leading experts in the detection and prevention of sexual abuse in children, shaken baby syndrome , and infantile drug toxicity.
Some highlights of his distinguished career include:
National recognition as one of the “50 Most Positive Physicians in the U.S.”, October 1995.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award Winner, 1996.
Cincinnati Health Care Hero, 1999.
Medical Director and co-founder of Crossroad Health Center.
Board Chairman, Christian Community Health Services.
Robert Wood Johnson Grant Recipient for “All Kids Count” Immunization Program.
Advisor, “Every Child Succeeds.”
Mayor of Cincinnati’s Task Force on Children Committee.
Member of the Helfer Society, the only national honor society in the field of child abuse prevention.
Chuck says, “My vision for health care for the under-served began at Finneytown. It is here where I was given the foundation for college and medical school. It is here where I was encouraged by my scholastic success to commit myself to a career in medicine which could benefit those in need.”