Joel A. Fein, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine Co-director of the Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania



Brief Bio

Dr. Fein is a professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the director of Advocacy and Health Policy for the Division of Emergency Medicine. He is the co-director of the Center for Violence Prevention at CHOP which is a multi-tiered, trauma informed approach to violence prevention that addresses bullying, intimate partner violence, peer youth violence, suicide, and gun safety.

Dr. Fein was one of the principal developers of a fully integrated, computerized behavioral health screening process for adolescents who come to the Emergency Department.  He has received funding as Principal Investigator for grants from the NIH, CDC, and other agencies, and has published more than 100 original research papers and numerous chapters and review articles on the topics of violence prevention, mental health, and procedural pain management.