Dr. Kersten became an assistant professor of pediatrics in 1997 at Drexel University College of Medicine after completing his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, was promoted to associate professor in 2006, and to professor in 2014. His scholarly activity includes research on lead poisoning, development and implementation of competency-based educational programs in direct observation and EBM as well as FTT. He has lectured on tattoos and piercings, lead poisoning and environmental health, delinquency, FTT, and EBM in the Philadelphia region and beyond.
Dr. Kersten was a part of the first cohort of graduates from the APA Educational Scholars Program in 2009. He has also completed coursework in evidence-based medicine (EBM) at the Pediatric Program Director’s and Educator’s Workshop on EBM at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Workshop on Teaching EBM at the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford, England.
"A Multidisciplinary Team Experience with Food Insecurity & Failure to Thrive"
Kersten, Hans B. and Bennett, David
Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 6 (2012)