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Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Quality and Value Based Payment Programs, Pennsylvania Pediatric Health Network
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Specialty:

Pediatrics

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics

Education:

MD, Michigan State University East Lansing, MI MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, MD

Residency:

Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA

Fellowships:

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Affiliations:

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Timothy Shope, MD, MPH

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Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Quality and Value Based Payment Programs, Pennsylvania Pediatric Health Network

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Research Interests

  • Diagnosis and management of common pediatric infections such as otitis media, sinusitis, urinary tract infections
  • Exclusion and return to care policies and practices for mildly ill children in child care settings

View Dr. Shope's full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Dr. Shope joined the faculty of Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, in 2011. Previously, he served 21 years in the U.S. Navy. His significant roles included associate and pediatric residency program director from 2000-2008 at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Va. and the Specialty Advisor to the Navy Surgeon General from 2008-2011. In this capacity, he managed and mentored the Navy's 150 pediatricians stationed across the world and advised the Navy on child health policy. At UPMC Children's, Dr. Shope engages in direct patient care, education for medical students and residents, and clinical research involving improving the diagnosis and treatment of common pediatric infectious diseases such as UTIs, sinusitis, acute otitis media and pneumonia. In 2020, Dr. Shope became the Medical Director, Quality and Value Based Payment Programs for the Pennsylvania Pediatric Health Network - a clinically integrated network of western Pennsylvania pediatric practices and UPMC Children's Hospital focused on improving quality and decreasing cost of care.

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