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John V. Campo

JOHN V. CAMPO, M.D., is the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Vice President of Psychiatry Services at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Director of Mental Health for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Dr. Campo’s appointment was effective Oct. 1, 2020.

Dr. Campo was previously assistant dean for behavioral health, chief behavioral wellness officer, and professor of behavioral medicine and psychiatry at West Virginia University and the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. He trained in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He then went to the University of Pittsburgh for a general psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, followed by 15 years on the faculty there.

Before moving to West Virginia, Dr. Campo was at Ohio State for 12 years, serving for five years as the chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and then for seven more years as chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.

Dr. Campo’s research interests include mental health services and policy research, the integration of mental health services within general medical settings, the study and prevention of suicide, and the relationship between somatic symptoms and mental disorders. He has authored more than 120 papers and book chapters, and edited the Handbook of Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry. Dr. Campo has been honored with the Simon Wile Leadership in Consultation Award and the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Award for Research in Depression or Suicide by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and with an Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  He has been on the America’s Top Doctors list consecutively for the past 18 years.