Stephanie Doupnik MD, MSHP
Stephanie Doupnik is a faculty member at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), co-director of the inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit at CHOP an Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, and a practicing pediatric hospitalist. Dr. Doupnik’s research focuses on improving health outcomes for children and adolescents who have both a physical health and 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 utilization for children and adolescents with mental health conditions. She is currently engaged in research to identify targets for interventions to optimize health outcomes for children who have comorbid physical and mental health conditions.
Dr. Doupnik completed an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature at The University of Virginia, attended medical school at the Drexel University College of Medicine, and completed her residency training in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center. She completed an Academic General Pediatrics fellowship at CHOP, and is completing a Master’s Degree in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Doupnik is the recipient of a Young Investigator Award from the Academic Pediatric Association.