James Guevara, MD, MPH

Core Faculty

James Guevara, MD, MPH is an associate professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and an attending physician at CHOP. He is also a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, a senior scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Senior Diversity Search Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a founding member of PolicyLab.

Dr. Guevara's research is on the organization, financing, and delivery of health care services to children with developmental and behavioral disabilities. He has previously published on the medical expenditures and health disparities among children with chronic health conditions. Dr. Guevara was the principal investigator on an R18 award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of the American Academy of Pediatrics policy on developmental screening in urban primary care settings. He was the principal investigator on an R40 award from the Maternal Child Health Bureau, the University Research Foundation, and the Oscar Mayer Family Foundation to study parenting interventions for women with postpartum depression. Through these diverse research initiatives, Dr. Guevara has focused on improving the delivery of healthcare in primary care settings, reducing health disparities, and translating research findings into practice and policy.

Contact Dr. Guevara at guevara@email.chop.edu.

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