Robert
 
I.
 
Berkowitz
Email: 
berkowitz@email.chop.edu
Address: 
Dept Child/Adolescent Psychiatry at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3440 Market Street - Suite 200, Philadelphia, Pa 19104 OR: Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, UPenn Psychiatry 3535 Market St., 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-590-7593
Affiliations
Expertise

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Berkowitz's research focuses on the etiology of obesity and its treatment. His research includes a developmental biopsychosocial approach. Current projects focus on the behavioral and pharmacological treatment of obesity in youth and adults. Translational studies within primary care are currently taking place. In addition, basic behavioral and genetic studies are ongoing.

Adolescent Obesity

Appointments
Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2011– present)
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center (1991 – 1997)
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1991 – 2000)
Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2012– present)
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center (1997 – 2011)
Associate Professor of Psychiatry in Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2000 – 2009)
Education
M.D., University of Connecticut (1973)
B.A., Wesleyan University (1969)
Selected Publications