Primary care access and quality for Latino children in Spanish-speaking families
Dr. Lisa Ross DeCamp is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. DeCamp practices general pediatrics at the Children’s Medical Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and conducts research focused on improving pediatric primary care access and quality for Latino children in Spanish-speaking families. Additionally, Dr. DeCamp is a core faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Center for Salud/Health and Opportunity for Latinos (Centro SOL).
Her current research efforts are focused on increasing engagement of Spanish-speaking Latino families in pediatric primary care. To this end, she directs the Bayview Latino Family Advisory Board, which enables Spanish-speaking Latino families who use the Children’s Medical Practice to actively participate in improving clinical care and educational programming at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Additionally, Dr. DeCamp conducts large database research to better understand the health and health care utilization of Latino children in the U.S. and is engaged with the local Latino community to improve health and health care access for Latino children in Baltimore.
Dr. DeCamp has a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. DeCamp completed a pediatrics residency at University of North Carolina Hospitals. She also completed a fellowship in the University of Michigan Health System.