Biographies

Ellen A. Lipstein, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-1626

Email: ellen.lipstein@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical

Primary care; chronic disease care

Research

Involvement of parents and patients in medical decision making; decision making in chronic conditions; health services research

Biography

Ellen A. Lipstein MD, MPH, is a general pediatrician and health services researcher. Dr. Lipstein’s research is focused on family-centered medical decision making.  She is particularly interested in understanding and improving the ways parents and patients with chronic conditions collaborate with healthcare providers to make treatment decisions.  Her current program of funded research uses both qualitative and quantitative methods to explore decisions about high-risk treatments, in which both the potential benefits and risks are significant.  Additionally, Dr. Lipstein is a collaborator on several studies which aim to develop diverse methods for engaging patients and parents in decision making.

Education and Training

MD: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2003.

Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006.

Chief Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, 2007.

Fellowship: Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, 2009.

MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 2009.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007.

Publications

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Grants

Shared Decision Making in Pediatric Chronic Conditions: Biologics in IBD and JIA.  Principal Investigator. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2012 – 2017.

Pursuing Perfection in Pediatric Therapeutics. Co-investigator. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2011 – 2016.

Improving Parents’ TNF-α Inhibitor Treatment Decisions. Principal Investigator. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Place Outcomes Research Award. 2011 – 2013.