Dr. Anita Shah, DO, MMS, MPH is an Assistant Professor within the Divisions of Hospital Medicine and Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Shah is a fellowship trained pediatric hospitalist with a specific interest in pediatric advocacy and health policy. During residency, she interned with the Federal Affairs department with the American Academy of Pediatrics in Washington, DC. She now serves as a member of the Pubic Policy and Advocacy Committee within the Academic Pediatric Association. During her time as a fellow, she completed her MPH at University of Michigan and was selected to be a Quality Scholar within the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence. Her research interest has focused on parental adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resilience with child health outcomes after pediatric discharge. Now as an early career faculty, she is using her research on parental Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and resilience to advocate for children’s health. She also is the health care lead in Joining Forces for Children, a collective impact group that is dedicated to advocating for policies that building resilience in children and families.