Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH
Practice-Based Scholar

Dr. Campbell is a pediatrician, clinical leader and educator. She leads the robust subspecialty and primary care outpatient practices in Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She provides high quality care for adolescents with a variety of medical and behavioral health conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Campbell is also a Practice-Based Scholar for the Center for Violence Prevention at CHOP.


Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania (PENN), Attending Physician in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and a Practice-Based Scholar for the Center for Violence Prevention at CHOP. She is also the Director of Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinical Services, which includes subspecialty care, primary care, and family planning services. She cares for patients in the inpatient setting, primary care, inpatient psychiatric, and subspecialty care settings. She is an avid educator of medical students, residents, and fellows and serves as core faculty in the Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health Fellowship in the Division of Adolescent Medicine.

Dr. Campbell's clinical interests include reproductive health care, delivery of adolescent-centered, confidential services for adolescents and eating disorders. She has led several clinical quality improvement projects regarding reproductive healthcare and transition to adult care in the primary care setting.

Dr. Campbell serves as an executive board member of the Alliance of Minority Professionals (AMP) of CHOP and PENN. She chairs AMP’s Professional Development Committee and has created a 12 month curriculum for trainees who are underrepresented in medicine at CHOP and PENN. She was a co-recipient of CHOP’s Diversity Endowment Award and is working on a skills-building curriculum focused on addressing microaggressions in the workplace and fostering an anti-racist and inclusive culture at CHOP.

BS, Cornell University, 2000

MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 2005

MPH, University of Cincinnati, 2011

Internship/Residency, Pediatrics, University of Rochester, 2008

Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, 2011

Practice-based Scholar, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania

Director, Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinical Services, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Executive Board Member, Alliance of Minority Physicians

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Member, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Member, National Association of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Member, Access Matters

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Diversity Endowment Award

Wood SM, McGeary A, Wilson M, Taylor A, Aumaier B, Petsis D, Campbell K. Effectiveness of a Quality Improvement Intervention to Improve Rates of Routine Chlamydia Trachomatis Screening in Female Adolescents Seeking Primary Preventive Care. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2019;32(1): 32-38.

Campbell K. Cultural Humility. In: Ginsburg KR, ed. Ramirez McClain ZB, associate ed. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based, Trauma-Sensitive, Resilience-Building Communication Strategies Rooted in Positive Youth Development. 2nd ed. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2020:197–208

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104