Stephanie Doupnik, MD, MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine and co-medical director of the inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is a principal investigator in CHOP’s PolicyLab and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE). Her research mission is to promote optimal mental health for children with complex mental and physical health conditions by ensuring the healthcare system is equipped to meet their needs. She has conducted studies focusing on hospital resource use and outcomes for children with mental health conditions, suicide prevention in adolescents, children’s coping styles during hospitalization, and how healthcare policies affect access to mental healthcare for children. Her publications are available here.
Dr. Doupnik received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Virginia; she completed medical school at Drexel University and pediatrics residency at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.