Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE

Mark Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE - CHOP CIRP
CIRP Associate Fellow

Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE is a pediatric emergency medicine physician, a clinical epidemiologist, and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Zonfrillo’s research focuses on pediatric injury epidemiology, with emphasis on risk factors for motor vehicle occupant injuries, concussion, and disabling injuries in children.

As an Associate Fellow of CIRP, Dr. Zonfrillo is a member of the Minds Matter Concussion team, collaborating on a project that leverages the single, linked electronic health record (EHR) system at CHOP to expand traumatic brain injury (TBI) surveillance and research, with a focus on concussion, and to assess whether EHR-based initiatives can improve TBI management. He is also a co-investigator on a project funded through the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), which examines parental driving behaviors of child passengers between 4 and 10 years.

Dr. Zonfrillo is the current Director of Postgraduate Academic Career Development for the Department of Pediatrics, the Associate Director for the Master of Science in Population Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and the Hospital Emergency Department Affiliate site Principal Investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network at Hasbro Children's Hospital. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM).

Dr. Zonfrillo earned an MD from Brown Medical School and a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from the Perelman School of Medicine Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, and his fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at CHOP.

Research Interests

Epidemiology, Emergency Medicine, Injury Prevention


Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS), Minds Matter: Improving Pediatric Concussion Management