Toni M. Biskup, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP

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Toni M. Biskup, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACP, is an attending physician with the Global Health Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


Internal Medicine-Pediatrics - University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


International Emergency Medicine - University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Board Certification

Internal Medicine – American Board of Internal Medicine
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Additional Training

Master’s certificate in Refugee Trauma and Mental Health and Recovery - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services




Biskup T, Phan P, Grunauer M. Lessons from the Design and Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Training Program in a Low Resource Country—The South American Experience. Journal of Pediatric Critical Care, 2017; 6(1): 60-65.


Biskup T.  Biosand Filters Revisited.  Review article. American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health Newsletter February, 2012.


Biskup T.  An Overview of the Abstract Issue. American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health Newsletter, June 2011.


Biskup T, Kuruppu J.  Cryptococcal Infection. In:  Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds. Essential Evidence.  John Wiley & Sons:  Hoboken, NJ, 2009.


Gendelman HE, Destache CJ, Zelivyanskaya ML, Nelson JA, Boska MD, Biskup TM, McCarthy MK, Carlson KA, Nemechek C, Benner EJ, and Mosley RL.  Neuroimaging and proteomic tracking of neurodegeneration following MPTP intoxication of mice.  N.Y. Academy of Sciences. 2003; 991:319-321.

Luo X, Carlson KA, Wonja V, Mayo R, Biskup T, Stoner J, Anderson J, Gendelman HE, and Melendez LM.  Macrophage proteomic fingerprinting predicts HIV-1 associated cognitive impairment.  Neurology 2003; 60(12):1931-1937.

Posters and Presentations


Biskup, T. November 2021. “Understanding the Role of Race and Racism in Medicine”, Vin University Faculty Lecture Series.

Biskup, T. May 2021. “Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions.” Workshop for University of Alaska WWAMI medical students.

Biskup, T. March 2021. “Race and Racism in Medicine.” Lecture for University of Alaska WWAMI medical students.

Biskup, T. December 2020. Alaska Humanities Forum Togetherings podcast. Developed co-hosted a three-part podcast series on Structural racism: 1. Racism in education; 2. Racism in medicine; 3. Dismantling racism. Made public August 2021.


Biskup, T. October 2020. “Stolen Lives” panel member discussing the impacts of intergenerational trauma and racism on social determinants of health and intergenerational resilience. The Alaska Black Caucus.

Biskup, T. Fulfilling the Goals of Palliative Care through Social Justice. Talk given at the Palliative Care Alaska Network annual CME conference October 24, 2020.

Biskup, T. July 2020. “Racism is a Health Crisis” panel member discussing the impacts of racism on health in minoritized communities. The Alaska Black Caucus.

Biskup, T. Lecture to University of Alaska (WWAMI) first-year medical students. Clinical Reasoning Extravaganza. April 2020.

Biskup, T. Lectures during Ecology and Health module, University of Alaska WWAMI program. Lectured on social determinants of health, adverse childhood events, trauma-informed care, gender-based violence, refugee health, and geography and health. March 2019, 2020, October 2020.


Biskup, T. University of Alaska WWAMI faculty development seminar Teaching Clinical Reasoning. August 2019.

Awards and Honors

2012, Certificate of recognition for developing a global health track for Pediatric and Internal Medicine-Pediatric residents at University of Maryland Medical Center
2008, Delta Omega Honor Society for Public Health
2006, Gold Humanism in Medicine Award, Carver College of Medicine
1999, Cum Laude, Georgetown University

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, American College of Physicians, Fellow
2012-present, Physicians for Human Rights
2008-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
 - 2016-present, Fellow
 - 2010-present, Section on International Child Health