Stephanie Doupnik, MD, MSHP

Core Faculty

Stephanie Doupnik, MD, MSHP is a core faculty member in the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE), co-director of the inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and a practicing pediatric hospitalist. Dr. Doupnik completed her internship and residency at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center after receiving her MD from the Drexel University College of Medicine and a BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Virginia. She went on to complete an Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship at CHOP and recently received her Master’s in Health Policy Research from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Doupnik’s research focuses on improving health outcomes for children and adolescents who have both a physical health and a mental health condition, particularly at the time of acute hospitalization. Her recent work has measured the prevalence of mental health conditions and symptoms in hospitalized children and differences in hospital outcomes and hospital utilization for children and adolescents with mental health conditions. Dr. Doupnik received a 2015 Young Investigator Award from the Academic Pediatric Association to support research focused on identifying targets for interventions to improve outcomes in hospitalized children who have mental health needs. 

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