James P. Guevara

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics University of Pennsylvania
Member, Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives, PolicyLab; Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Scholar, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant CEU Director for Faculty and Trainee Diversity, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,
Senior Diversity Search Advisor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of General Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
3535 Market St, Rm 1531
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1130
Fax: 267-426-0380
B.S. (Zoology)
University of California, Davis , 1984.
M.C.S. (Theology)
New College Berkeley , 1985.
M.D. (Medicine)
Northwestern University, 1990.
M.P.H. (Health Services)
University of Washington, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

Developmental and Behavioral Disabilities
Systematic reviews and meta-analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Health Disparities

Description of Other Expertise

Faculty Diversity, Inclusion & Diversity

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Guevara studies developmental disabilities and behavioral health in children with a particular interest in the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based developmental and behavioral practices into policy.

Selected Publications

Power, T.J., Michel, J., Mayne, S., Miller, J., Blum, N.J., Grundmeier, R.W., Guevara, J.P., Fiks, A.G. : Coordinating systems of care using health information technology: development of the ADHD Care Assistant. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion : DOI: 10.1080/1754730X.2016.1199283, June 2016.

Michel, J., Fiks, A., Grundmeier, R., Guevara, J.P., Power, T. : Improving ADHD Rating Scale Completion Using eQuestionnaires that Link to a Patient’s Electronic Record. Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 2016.

Figueroa-Phillips, L., Coffin, S., Bonafide, C.P., Ross, M., Guevara, J.P.: Development of a Clinical Prediction Model for Pediatric Outpatients at Risk for Central Line-Associated Blood stream Infections Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 2016.

Guevara, J.P., Price, J., Moss, S., Yates, T., Mogul, M., Boyd, R.C: A Social Media-Based Parenting Program for Mothers with Postpartum Depressive Symptoms. Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD April 2016.

Guevara, J.P. and Pedlar, M.: The Rising Tide of ADHD Rates: Is There Evidence for a Flood of Cases? http://blog.research.chop.edu/the-rising-tide-of-adhd-rates-is-there-evidence-for-a-flood-of-cases/ February 2016.

Power, T., Mautone, J.A., Guevara, J.P., Fiks, A.G., Blum, N.J.: Improving mental health services through school and primary care collaborations. Platform presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA February 2016.

Guevara, J.P.: New Recommendations for Depression Screening Before and After Pregnancy. http://policylab.chop.edu/blog/new-recommendations-depression-screening-during-and-after-pregnancy January 2016.

Boyd, RC, Price, J, Moss, S, Chuang, D, Guevara, JP: Adapting a Parenting Intervention for Facebook with Mothers with Postpartum Depressive symptoms. American Psychological Association January 2016.

Leslie, L., Guevara, J.P.: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition. McInerny, T.K., Adam, H.M., Campbell, D., Kamat, D.K., Kelleher, K.J. (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics: Elk Grove Village, IL, 2016.

Baillie, C.A., Guevara, J.P., Boston, R.C., Hecht, T.E.H. : A unit-based intervention aimed at improving patient adherence to pharmacological thromboprophylaxis. BMJ Quality and Safety 24(10): 654-60, October 2015 Notes: DOI:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-003992.

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Last updated: 06/28/2016
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