Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research

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Faculty and Staff

Steven Berkowitz, MD
Curriculum vitae (pdf)
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Berkowitz develops treatment and intervention models and evaluates their effectiveness. His work focused on psychosocially stressed and disadvantaged children, adolescents and individuals. He is currently the principal investigator in Philadelphia on a DSM V field trial for children that have been chronically traumatized. The study is funded by the Juvenile Research Institute in Boston.