Senior Fellow

Emma Edmondson, MD, MSHP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Emma Edmondson, MD, MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, a primary care pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and a Clinical Diabetes Fellow at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). She is a faculty member in the Division of General Pediatrics, PolicyLab, and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at CHOP. Dr. Edmondson’s research centers on the prevention and management of nutrition-related chronic diseases across the lifespan. Areas of focus include improving the transition from pediatric to adult care for young adults with youth-onset obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other cardio-metabolic diseases, and food policy reform.
Dr. Edmondson earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Oberlin College where she was a member of Sigma Xi research society. She spent a post-graduate year serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Cleveland, OH at a non-profit dedicated to fighting food insecurity and addressing the connection between food insecurity and obesity in children. Dr. Edmondson received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons before completing her residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at the HUP and CHOP. She then completed Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship at CHOP, the Measey Medical Education Fellowship at HUP, and earned a Master’s of Science in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania.

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