University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Houtrow obtained her MD from Michigan State University and subsequently completed residency training in a combined Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati. During her residencies, she also completed an MPH in Health Policy and Management at the University of Michigan. From 2005-2012, she is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco. While there she completed her PhD in medical sociology. She is now the Vice Chair for Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on understanding the family impacts of raising children with disabilities. Her mentoring team is lead by Dr. Paul Newacheck, a leader in health services research for children with special health care needs.