James P. Guevara, MD, MPH

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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
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Lead Diversity Search Advisor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Impact Team Member, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Vice-Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of General Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street
Room 11-172
Philadelphia, PA 19146
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 Clinical Expertise

General and behavioral pediatrics

Description of Other Expertise

Faculty Diversity, Inclusion & Diversity

Selected Publications

Rosenfeld, E., Getz, K.D., Miller, T.P., Seif, A.E., Fisher, B.T., Burrows, E., Ramos, M.J., De Leon, D.D., Aplenc, R., Morales, K.H., Guevara, J.P. : Incidence and Risk Factors for Hypoglycemia during Maintenance Chemotherapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 69(6): e29467, June 2022 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1002/pbc.29467

Takagashi, J., Garagozio, K., The Council on Early Childhood, and Section on Pediatric Trainees: Parental leave for residents and pediatric training programs. Pediatrics 149(3): e2021055988, March 2022.

Guevara, J.P., Wade, R., Aysola, J.: Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Medical Schools: Why aren’t we there yet? N Engl J Med 385(19): 1732-1734, November 2021.

Stelson, E.A., Kulkacek, L., Frasso, R., Hall, M., Guevara, J.P. : Perspectives on Breastfeeding from Mothers with Postpartum Depression Symptoms: A Qualitative Assessment of Antecedents, Barriers, Facilitators, and Intervention Suggestions. Breast Feeding Medicine 16(10): 790-798, October 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1089/bfm.2020.0251.

Guevara, J., So, A., Davis, M., Kanine, R., Uqdah, L., Williamson, A.A., Wood, J., Wu, K.: The future of virtual service delivery: Lessons learned from research and programmatic experience. PolicyLab. CHOP PolicyLab, September 2021 Notes: https://policylab.chop.edu/blog/future-virtual-service-delivery-lessons-learned-research-and-programmatic-experience

Guevara, J.P., Power, T., Bevans, K., Snitzer, L., Leavy, S., Stewart, D., Broomfield, C., Shah, S., Grundmeier, R., Michel, J., Berkowitz, S., Blum, N., Bryan, M., Griffis, H., Fiks, A.G.: Improving Care Management in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An RCT. Pediatrics 148(2): e2020031518, August 2021 Notes: doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-031518.

Guevara, JP, Erkoboni, D, Gerdes, M, Winston, S, Sands, D, Rogers, K, Haecker, T, Jimenez, ME, and Mendelsohn, AL: Promoting Early Literacy Using Digital Devices: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Academic Pediatrics 21(6): 1001-1008, August 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2021.05.013.

Wagner, C., Zimmerman , C., Barrero, C., Kalmar, C., Butler, P., Guevara, J., Bartlett, S., Taylor, J., Folsom, N., Swanson, J. : Reduced Socioeconomic Disparities in Cleft Care After Implementing a Cleft Nurse Navigator Program. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 59(3): 320-329, April 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/10556656211005646.

Feinberg, E, Augustyn, M, Broder-Fingert, S, Kuhn, J, Hickey, E, Chu, A, Levinson, J, Ellenberg, JS, Cabral, H, Patts, G, Rosenberg, J, Bennett, A, Miller, JS, Guevara, J, Weitzman, C, Fenick, AM, Blum, NJ: Effect of family navigation on diagnostic ascertainment among children at risk for autism: a randomized clinical trial from DBNet. JAMA Pediatrics 175(3): 243-250, March 2021 Notes: doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5218

Guevara, J.P., Fiks, A., Power, T., Bevans, K., Snitzer, L., Leavy, S., Stewart, D., Broomfield, C., Liu, S., Shah, S., Grundmeier, R., Michel, J., Berkowitz, S., Blum, N., Bryan, M., Griffis, H. : Improving Communication about Care Goals for Children with ADHD. PCORI Final Research Report Page: https://doi.org/10.25302/11.2020.CDR.140820669, February 2021.

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Last updated: 02/03/2023
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