Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Internship

Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

National Clinician Scholars Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Health equity
Food insecurity
Social determinants of health

Publications

Papers

2017

Palakshappa D, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner C, Fiks AG. “Screening for Food Insecurity in Suburban Pediatric Practice.” Pediatrics 2017; 140(1):e20170319.

Palakshappa D, Doupnik S, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner T, Fiks AG. “Families’ Experience with Food Insecurity Screening in Suburban Pediatric Primary Care Practices.” Pediatrics 2017; 140(1):e20170320.

2015

Vasan A, Solomon BS. “Use of Co-Located Multidisciplinary Services to Address Family Psychosocial Needs at an Urban Pediatric Primary Care Clinic.” Clinical Pediatrics 2015; 54:25-32.