Katelin Hoskins, MSN, BSN, MBE, PMHNP-BC

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Katelin Hoskins, MSN, BSN, MBE, PMHNP-BC, is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with the Behavioral Health Integrated Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Suicide prevention, Mood disorders, Substance use disorders
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Pediatric Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Research - University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Masters in Bioethics (MBE) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Firearm safety promotion
Implementation science
Behavioral economics
Health equity




Hoskins, K., Sanchez, A.L., Hoffacker, C., Momplaisir, F., Gross, R., Brady, K.A., Pettit, A.R., Zengraf, K., Mills, C., Coley, D. & Beidas R.S. (2022). Implementation Mapping to Plan for a Hybrid Trial Testing the Effectiveness and Implementation of a Behavioral Intervention for HIV Medication Adherence and Care Retention. Frontiers in Public Health, 10: 872746. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.872746

Hoskins, K., Johnson, C., Davis, M., Pettit, A.R., Barkin, S., Jager-Hyman, S., Rivara, F.P., Sigel, E., Walton, M., Wolk, C.B., & Beidas, R.S. (2022). A mixed methods evaluation of parents' views on the acceptability of the S.A.F.E. Firearm program.  Journal of Applied Research on Children, 12(2).

*Sanchez, A. L., Hoskins, K., Pettit, A. R., Momplaisir, F., Gross, R., Brady, K. A., Hoffacker, C., Zentgraf, K., & Beidas, R. S. (2022).  Stakeholder perspectives on implementing an evidence-based behavioral intervention for people with HIV: a rapid qualitative analysis of implementation determinants. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 90(S1):S190-S196. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002979.


Davis, M., Hoskins, K., Phan, M., Hoffacker, C., Reilly, M., Fugo, P.B., Young, J.F., & Beidas, R.S. (2021). Screening adolescents for sensitive health topics in primary care: a scoping review. Journal of Adolescent Health. S1054-139X(21)00559-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.10.028.

Beidas, R., Ahmedani, B., Linn, K., Marcus, S., Johnson, C., Maye, M., Westphal, J., Wright, L., Beck, A., Buttenheim, A., Daley, M., Davis, M., Elias, M., Jager-Hyman, S., Hoskins, K., Lieberman, A., McArdle, B., Ritzwoller, D., Small, D., Wolk, C., Williams, N., & Boggs, J. (2021). Study protocol for a Type III hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of strategies to implement firearm safety promotion as a universal suicide prevention strategy in pediatric primary care. Implementation Science, 16(89). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-021-01154-8

Hoskins, K. & Schmidt, H. (2021). Breastfeeding, personal responsibility, and financial incentives. Public Health Ethics, 14(3): 223-241. doi:10.1093/phe/phab020.

Hoskins, K. & Beidas, R. (2021). Intersection of surging firearm sales and COVID-19, psychological distress, and health disparities in the US - A call for action. JAMA Network Open, 4(1): e2034017. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34017


Kumar, A., Kearney, A., Hoskins, K., & Iyengar, A. (2020). The role of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners in improving mental and behavioral health care delivery for children and adolescents. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 34(5): 275-80. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2020.07.022

Stewart, R.E., Beidas, R.S., Last, B.S., Hoskins, K., Byeon, Y.V., Williams, N.J., & Buttenheim, A.M. (2020). Applying NUDGE to inform design of EBP implementation strategies in community mental health settings. Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research, 48: 131-142. doi.org/10.1007/s10488-020-01052-z    Hoskins, K., Roy Paladhi, U., McDonald, C., & Buttenheim, A.M. (2020) Applying behavioral economics to enhance safe firearm storage. Pediatrics, 145(3): e20192268. doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-2268


Hoskins, K., Ulrich, C.M., Shinnick, J., & Buttenheim, A.M. (2019). Acceptability of financial incentives for health-related behavior change: An updated systematic review. Preventive Medicine, 126: 105762. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105762

Stewart, R. E., Williams, N. J., Byeon, Y. V., Buttenheim, A., Sridharan, S., Zentgraf, K., Jones, D. T., Hoskins, K., Candon, M., & Beidas, R. S. (2019). The clinician crowdsourcing challenge: Using participatory design to seed implementation strategies. Implementation Science, 14(63). doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0914-2


Hoskins, K., Grady, C., & Ulrich, C.M. (2018). Ethics education in nursing: instruction for future generations of nurses. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 23(1), Manuscript 3. doi: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol23No01Man03

Awards and Honors

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Dorothy Mereness Award for excellence in scholarly writing
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychiatric Nurses Association