Dr. Doupnik’s research focuses on improving access to mental health services and health outcomes for children and adolescents. She holds a K23 award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for work designed to integrate suicide prevention into acute hospital care. She has also conducted research to understand the influence of mental health conditions on health outcomes, including health services utilization, and to develop and test strategies for integrating mental health services into pediatric care.
Dr. Doupnik is also a practicing pediatric hospitalist and medical director of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit.
Among her notable career achievements, Dr. Doupnik:
- Received a NIMH K23 Career Development Award in 2018
- Received the NIMH Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services Fellowship in 2017
- Serves as founding medical director of CHOP’s inpatient medical-behavioral unit in 2016
- Received the Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award in 2015