Lauren VonHoltz, MD, MPH

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Lauren VonHoltz, MD, MPH, is a CHOP pediatric emergency medicine physician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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


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


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Lauren AH Vonholth; Ashley L Murray; Danielle L Cullen: Family Connects: A Novel Social Needs Program Within a Pediatric Emergency Department. Academic Pediatrics  May 2022.


VonHoltz LAH, Frasso R, Golinkoff JM, Lozano AJ, Hanlon A, Dowshen N: Internet and Social Media Access Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Mixed-Methods Study   J Med Internet Res 20(5): e184, 2018.


Meisel ZF, VonHoltz LA, Merchant RM: Crowdsourcing healthcare costs: Opportunities and challenges for patient centered price transparency Healthc (Amst) 4(1): 3-5, March 2016.


Naderi S, Barnett B, Hoffman RS, Dalipi R, Houdek L, Alagappan K, Silverman R. : Factors associated with failure to follow-up at a medical clinic after an emergency department visit    Am J Emerg Med 30(2): 347-51, February 2012.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures


VonHoltz LA. "Public Health in Clinical Medicine", Jefferson school of public health, Philadelphia PA. Mar 2022.


VonHoltz LA. "Pediatric Fractures": Aria Pediatric Grand Rounds, July 23, 2020, Philadelphia, PA. July 2020.

VonHoltz LA. "Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19: A Focus on Children", June 3, 2020, Thomas Jefferson University, COVID-19: Spread the Science, NOT the Virus Seminar Series, Philadelphia, PA. June 2020.

Awards and Honors

2015, United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award
2012, Joseph Collins Scholarship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
2009, Sigma Xi - The Research Honor Society, Ithaca College
2009, Beta Beta Honor Society, Ithaca College
2008, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Ithaca College
2006, Oracle Society, Ithaca College

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2020-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2020-present, Reviewer, Journal of Medical Internet Research

Academic and Institutional Committees

2019-present, Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
2019-present, Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania
2019-present, Director, Department of Emergency Medicine Social Media Workgroup
2019-present, Member, Department of Emergency Medicine Advocacy and Health Policy Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 2019-present, Section on Emergency Medicine