James P. Guevara

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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
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 Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Lead Diversity Search Advisor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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 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

Guevara, J.P.: Community engagement is vital to solving local health problems. PolicyLab blog post available at https://policylab.chop.edu/blog/community-engagement-vital-solving-local-health-problems August 2018.

6. Forrest, C.B., Zorc, J.J., Moon, J., Pratiwadi, R., Becker, B.D., Maltenfort, M.G., Guevara, J.P. : Evaluation of the PROMIS Pediatric Global Health Scale (PGY-7) in children with asthma. Journal of Asthma Page: Accepted for Publication, April 2018.

Guevara, J.P., Wright, M., Fishman, N.W., Krol, D.M., Johnson, J. : The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program: an evaluation of a national minority faculty development program. Health Equity 2(1): 7-14, March 2018.

Bamat, N.A., Guevara, J.P., Bryan, M., Roberts, R.S., Yoder, B.A., Lemyre, B., Chiu, A., Millar, D., Kirpalani, H: Variation in Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Levels for Mechanically Ventilated Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants. Journal of Pediatrics Page: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.10.065, October 2017.

Fiks, A.G., Mayne, S.L., Michel, J.J., Miller, J., Abraham, M., Suh, A., Jawad, A.F., Guevara, J.P., Grundmeier, R.W., Blum, N.J., Power, T.J.: Distance-Learning, ADHD Quality Improvement in Primary Care: A Cluster-Randomized Trial Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 38(8): 573-583, October 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000490.

Boyd, R.C., Gerdes, M., Rothman, B., Dougherty, S., Localio, R., Guevara, J.P. : A Toddler Parenting Intervention in Primary Care for Caregivers with Depressive Symptoms. Journal of Primary Prevention 38(5): 465-480, October 2017.

Power, TJ, Mayne, SL, Michel, JJ, Miller, J, Abraham, M, Suh, A, Jawad, AF., Guevara, JP, Grundmeier, RW, Blum, NJ, and Fiks, AG: Implementing evidence-based practices for ADHD in primary care: A cluster-randomized trial. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Amsterdam, Netherlands June 2017.

Gonzalez, K., Yun, K., Wood, J., Guevara, J.P.: Factors that influence reading to young infants among poor parents Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2017. May 2017.

Silber,J.H., Rosenbaum, P.R., Calhoun, S.R., Reiter, J.G., Hill, A.S., Guevara, J.P. Zorc, J.J., Even-Shoshan, O.: Racial disparities in Medicaid asthma hospitalizations Pediatrics 139(1): e20161221, January 2017.

Price, J, Guevara, J: How feasible is it to screen for parental depression in urban pediatric practices? http://policylab.chop.edu/blog/how-feasible-it-screen-parental-depression-urban-pediatric-practices?utm_source=Total+List&utm_campaign=ea6b88b8fd-eNews_2017_03_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_126f34d1fc-ea6b88b8fd-28305483 January 2017.

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Last updated: 10/18/2018
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