• 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index

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Research interests

Dr. Heron serves as a Clinical Informatician and works with electronic health records and systems analysts to provide comprehensive data for research, quality improvement and patient and population care. His work in this field has centered on provider efficiency, population level care of chronic medical conditions (e.g. asthma), and the improvement of the delivery of medical care through provider decision support.

As a core faculty of the family medicine residency in State College, PA, he has also worked on research in medical education, including evaluation of learners, wellness and meta-cognition and is interested in further exploring the data supported education of medical learners.

Institutionally, Dr. Heron is the Penn State University Park Campus Lead for IT and Telemedicine.

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Research Output

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 2 Article

Dysrhythmias with loperamide used for opioid withdrawal

Vithalani, N. D., Heron, C., Rao, R. E., Cardell, A. F. & Stephens, M. B., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 30, 6, p. 832-834 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    End-of-life care in advanced dementia

    Heron, C. R. & Brent Simmons, B., Jan 1 2014, In : Postgraduate medicine. 126, 6, p. 119-128 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations