Shalini G. Forbis, MD, MPH

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shalini forbis
730-C Valley Street View map
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-641-3500
Fax: 937-641-5370


Special Interests: Asthma, Health Literacy, Communication

Education and Training+

Medical School: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

Residency: Pediatrics, Medical College of Ohio
Chief Resident, Medical College of Ohio

Fellowship: General academic pediatrics, University of Rochester

Publications and Presentations+

  • 2013: Mueller GA, Wolf S, Bacon E, Forbis SG, Langdon L, Lemming C.  Contemporary topics in pediatric pulmonology for the primary care clinician. Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care (in press)
  • July 2008: Pascoe JM, Little DR, Forbis SG, Slora EJ.  Patient visits to a Midwestern primary care practice-based research network: a comparison to two national primary care data sets.  Southern Medical Journal 2008;7:693-698.
  • August 2007:Yin HS, Forbis SG, Dreyer BP.  Health literacy and pediatric health.  Curr    Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 2007;37(7):258-286.
  • July/Aug. 2007:Forbis SG, McAllister TR, Monk SM, Schlorman CA, Stolfi A, Pascoe JM.   Children and firearms in the home:  a Southwestern Ohio Ambulatory Research Network (SOAR-Net) study.  J Am Board Fam Med 2007;20:385-391).
  • August 2006 : Forbis SG, Rammel J, Huffman B, Taylor R.  Barriers to Care of Inner-City Children with Asthma: School Nurse Perspective.  J School Health (April 2006).
  • April 2002:Forbis SG, Aligne CA.  Poor readability of written asthma management plans found in national guidelines.  Pediatrics 109:e52, 2002.
  • Book Chapter: 2012;SG Forbis, “Child Health-Care Access” in Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health. 2012.

Awards, Honors and Organizations+

2008 - Ohio Community Asthma Advocacy Award (Ohio Asthma Coalition)
2001 William L. Bradford Fellowship Award

Get to Know Me+

I chose my specialty because... I love working with children and their families! I love to watch my patients grow up!

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because... Ohio born and raised. After my fellowship I wanted to be closer to home in Ohio.

Dayton Children's is special because... of it's commitment to providing quality of care to children. I love working with the people here.

My personal Interests are... travel, reading, crafts



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