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Janet Endress Squires, MD

Job Title Chief, Child Advocacy Center
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-8664 Phone
412-692-8399 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1976 Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN


1978 St. Louis Children's Hospital


1981 Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital


  • Helfer Society (physicians working in child maltreatment)
  • Executive Board, Pittsburgh Pediatric Society
  • Board Member, Family Links, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Past Editor, AAP Grand Rounds

Board Certifications

  • Board of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


  • 2003 Special Award for Outstanding Services, Dallas Pediatric Society
  • 2002 Executive Board Special Award, Texas Pediatric Society
  • 2001 Robert L. Moore Physician Award, Children's Medical Center of Dallas
  • 2001 Community Angel Award, St. Worth Star-Telegram
  • 1998 Health Care Hero Award, Dallas Business Journal
  • 1996 Children's Hope for Health Award, Children's Hope Foundation and Homeless Outreach Medical Services of Parkland Health Care
  • 1994 "Miracle Maker" Physician Award, Children's Miracle Network


  • Doran TI, Squires, JE. Human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS. In: Jenson HB, Baltimore RS, editors. Pediatric infectious diseases: principles and practice. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2002:437-478.
  • Squires JE. Tetanus. In: Stockman JA, Lohr JA ,editors. Essence of office pediatrics. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2001:408.
  • Squires JE. Lice. In: Stockman JA, Lohr JA, editors. Essence of office pediatrics. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2001:245.
  • Arbona SI, Melville SK, Hanson, IC, Squires JE, Doyle M, Doran TI, Patel JA, Handal GA, Hauger SB, Murphey DK, Dominguez K. Mother-to-child transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus in Texas. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2001; 20:602-606.

Biography Summary

Dr. Squires comes to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as chief of the Child Advocacy Center (CAC). She has more than 28 years of experience in pediatric health care with concentrations in areas such as infectious diseases and child welfare, and has served as primary investigator on a variety of clinical trials.

Dr. Squires spent a decade as program director of REACH (Referral and Evaluation of Abused Children) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Currently, she is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a member of the Pittsburgh Pediatric Society.

Last Update
October 22, 2014
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Last Update
October 22, 2014