Jacqueline M. Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH

Director of Research, Division of Emergency Medicine

Associate Director, Division of Emergency Medicine

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7966

Fax 513-636-7967

Email jackie.grupp-phelan@cchmc.org


Pediatric emergency medicine


Mental health services research

Jaqueline Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH, graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. After completing her pediatric residency and emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s Memorial/Northwestern in Chicago, she moved to Tuba City on the Navajo Reservation where her interest in mental illness developed. Dr. Grupp-Phelan then completed a Master in Public Health in Seattle before coming back to Cincinnati Children’s. Her research interests include screening and interventions for mothers and children with mental illness in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Dr. Grupp-Phelan recently completed a Career Development award from the National Institute of Mental Health and holds the Ruddy Chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research, the first chair devoted to research in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

MPH: Medicine, University of Washington School of Public Health and Services, Seattle, WA, 1998.

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1990.

BA: History, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1986.

Residency: Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1993.

Fellowship: General Academic Pediatrics, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Senior Research Fellow, Seattle, WA, 1998; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1995.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1994; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1997.

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Williams JR, Ho ML, Grupp-Phelan J. The acceptability of mental health screening in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jul;27(7):611-5.

Rinderknecht AS, Ho M, Matykiewicz P, Grupp-Phelan JM. Referral to the emergency department by a primary care provider predicts severity of illness. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov;126(5):917-24.

Grupp-Phelan J, Ammerman RT. Maternal depression and child growth: definitional issues, longitudinal trajectories, and analytic considerations. J Pediatr. 2010 Sep;157(3):359-60.

Brodzinski H, Iyer S, Grupp-Phelan J. Assessment of disparities in the use of anxiolysis and sedation among children undergoing laceration repair. Acad Pediatr. 2010 May-Jun;10(3):194-9.

Grupp-Phelan J, Mahajan P, Foltin GL, Jacobs E, Tunik M, Sonnett M, Miller S, Dayan P; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Referral and resource use patterns for psychiatric-related visits to pediatric emergency departments. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Apr;25(4):217-20.

Pittsenbarger ZE, Grupp-Phelan J, Phelan KJ. Comparing the frequency of unrecognized attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in injured versus noninjured patients presenting for care in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Jul;24(7):438-41.

Grupp-Phelan J, Delgado SV, Kelleher KJ. Failure of psychiatric referrals from the pediatric emergency department. BMC Emerg Med. 2007 Aug 15;7:12.

Grupp-Phelan J, Wade TJ, Pickup T, Ho ML, Lucas CP, Brewer DE, Kelleher KJ. Mental health problems in children and caregivers in the emergency department setting. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2007 Feb;28(1):16-21.

Grupp-Phelan J, Harman JS, Kelleher KJ. Trends in mental health and chronic condition visits by children presenting for care at U.S. emergency departments. Public Health Rep. 2007 Jan-Feb;122(1):55-61.

Mahabee-Gittens EM, Grupp-Phelan J, Brody AS, Donnelly LF, Bracey SE, Duma EM, Mallory ML, Slap GB. Identifying children with pneumonia in the emergency department. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 Jun;44(5):427-35.