Andrea Knight, MD, MSCE is an affiliate member at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) and PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto and an Associate Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute. Dr. Knight obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City. She completed residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at CHOP, and earned her Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Knight's research focuses on improving mental health for children and adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by investigating ways to enhance identification and treatment of youth with SLE affected by depression and anxiety. She is also interested more broadly in psychosocial and patient-oriented outcomes, healthcare disparities and utilization in youth with SLE and other chronic rheumatic disease. Dr. Knight has led studies investigating depression and anxiety in youth with SLE, as well as a project examining the national inpatient healthcare burden on pediatric SLE patients.
She currently holds membership in the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, among other organizations.