Debra Bogen, MD, FAAP, FABM


Dr. Bogen’s research examines the relationship between maternal behavioral health challenges (depression, anxiety, and substance use) and newborn and child outcomes.

Specific areas of research include:

  • Improving outcomes for infants and families impacted by opioid use disorder.
  • Maternal decision making related to medication use and lactation
  • Promotion of breastfeeding and early childhood nutrition, with special focus on medically underserved and at-risk populations
  • Improving the delivery of pediatric primary care services 

Dr. Bogen is a Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science and Director of the Fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics and HRSA NRSA T32 in Primary Care Research. She is also the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics and Co-Medical Director of Quality, Safety and Outcomes, Children's Community Pediatrics.

Dr. Bogen earned her BA in Chemistry from Barnard College of Columbia University, her MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and did both her Pediatric Residency and Fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. 

Link to Dr. Bogen's publications.