James P. Guevara, MD, MPH

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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

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.

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 Page: doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5218, January 2021.

Esposito, J., Mautone, J., Williamson, A., Boyd, R., Guevara, J.: Rising behavioral health needs amid COVID-19: Perspectives across multiple settings. PolicyLab Page: https://policylab.chop.edu/blog, December 2020.

Raphael JL, Bloom SR, Chung PJ, Guevara JP, Jacobson RM, Kind T, Klein M, Li ST, McCormick MC, Pitt MB, Poehling KA, Trost M, Sheldrick RC, Young PC, Szilagyi PG: Racial Justice and Academic Pediatrics: A Call for Editorial Action and Our Plan to Move Forward. Academic Pediatrics 20: 1041-1043, November 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.08.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Jimenez ME, Crabtree BF, Veras J, Shelton PA, Mendelsohn AL, Mackie TI, Guevara JP, Pellerano M, Lima D, Hudson SV: Latino Parents' Experiences with Literacy Promotion in Primary Care: Facilitators and Barriers. Academic Pediatrics 20(8): 1177-1183, November 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.08.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Stelson, E.A., Kulkacek, L., Frasso, R., Hall, M., Guevara, J. : Perspectives on Breastfeeding from Mothers with Postpartum Depression Symptoms: A Qualitative Assessment of Antecedents, Barriers, Facilitators, and Intervention Suggestion. Breast Feeding Medicine Page: Accepted for Publication, October 2020.

Nfonoyim, B., Griffith, H., Guevara, J.P: Disparities in Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptom Severity by Neighborhood Poverty. Academic Pediatrics 20: 917-925, September 2020 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2020.02.015.

Rasooly, I.R., Shults, J., Guevara, J.P., Feudtner, C. : State Variation in Posthospital Home Nursing for Commercially Insured Medically Complex Children. Pediatrics 146(2): e20192465, August 2020.

Guevara, J.P., Erkoboni, D., Gerdes, M., Winston, S., Sands, D., Rogers, K., Haecker, T., Jimenez, M.E., Mendelsohn, A.L: Effects of early literacy promotion on child language development and home reading environment.: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Pediatrics:X 2: 100020, May 2020 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympdx.2020.100020.

Berdahl, T., Bierner, A., Guevara, J.P., McCormick, M., Simpson, L. : Annual report on children’s healthcare: healthcare access and utilization by obesity status in the United States 2010-2015. Academic Pediatrics 20(2): 175-187, March 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2019.11.020.

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Last updated: 04/05/2021
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