Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

CampoJohnSinsabaugh Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Professor, Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Pediatrics Physician, FGP-Psychiatry

College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Center
Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State Harding Hospital

1670 Upham Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-685-5602

About: Dr. John V. Campo is Sinsabaugh Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. He is board-certified in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry, and completed medical training at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by residencies in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Campo has been honored as a NAMI Exem¬plary Psychiatrist and as a recipient of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Simon Wile Leadership in Consultation Award. He is the former Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

His research interests include suicide prevention, the delivery of evidence-based behavioral health care, the integration of mental health services into general medical settings, and the relationship between medically unexplained physical symptoms and emotional disorders.

View Dr. Campo’s 2015 TEDx talk

Research/Clinical Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry

Selected Publications:
Bridge JA, Asti L, Horowitz LM, Greenhouse JB, Fontanella CA, Sheftall AH, Kelleher KJ, Campo JV. Suicide Trends Among Elementary School-Aged Children in the United States From 1993 to 2012. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Jul 1;169(7):673-7.

Fontanella CA, Hiance-Steelesmith DL, Phillips GS, Bridge JA, Lester N, Sweeney HA, Campo JV. Widening rural-urban disparities in youth suicides, United States, 1996-2010. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 May;169(5):466-73.

Campo JV, Bridge JA, Fontanella CA. Access to mental health services: implementing an integrated solution. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Apr;169(4):299-300.

Bridge JA, Horowitz LM, Fontanella CA, Grupp-Phelan J, Campo JV. Prioritizing research to reduce youth suicide and suicidal behavior. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Sep;47(3 Suppl 2):S229-34.

Kolko DJ, Campo JV, Kilbourne AM, Hart J, Sakolsky D, Wisniewski S. Collaborative care outcomes for pediatric behavioral health problems: a cluster randomized trial. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr;133(4):e981-92.

Fontanella CA, Warner LA, Phillips GS, Bridge JA, Campo JV. Trends in psychotropic polypharmacy among youths enrolled in Ohio Medicaid, 2002-2008. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Nov 1;65(11):1332-40.

Campo JV. Annual research review: functional somatic symptoms and associated anxiety and depression--developmental psychopathology in pediatric practice. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2012 May;53(5):575-92.

Dell ML, Campo JV. Somatoform disorders in children and adolescents. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2011 Sep;34(3):643-60.

Campo JV. Suicide prevention: time for 'zero tolerance'. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Oct;21(5):611-2.

Campo JV. Youth suicide prevention: does access to care matter? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Oct;21(5):628-34.

Bridge JA, Greenhouse JB, Weldon AH, Campo JV, Kelleher KJ. Suicide trends among youths aged 10 to 19 years in the United States, 1996-2005. JAMA2008 Sep 3;300(9):1025-6.

Gardner W, Lucas A, Kolko DJ, Campo JV. Comparison of the PSC-17 and alternative mental health screens in an at-risk primary care sample. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 May;46(5):611-8.

Campo JV, Bridge J, Lucas A, Savorelli S, Walker L, Di Lorenzo C, Iyengar S, Brent DA. Physical and emotional health of mothers of youth with functional abdominal pain. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Feb;161(2):131-7.

Campo JV, Perel J, Lucas A, Bridge J, Ehmann M, Kalas C, Monk K, Axelson D, Birmaher B, Ryan N, Di Lorenzo C, Brent DA. Citalopram treatment of pediatric recurrent abdominal pain and comorbid internalizing disorders: an exploratory study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2004 Oct;43(10):1234-42.

Campo JV, Bridge J, Ehmann M, Altman S, Lucas A, Birmaher B, Di Lorenzo C, Iyengar S, Brent DA. Recurrent abdominal pain, anxiety, and depression in primary care. Pediatrics. 2004 Apr;113(4):817-24.

Campo JV, Fritz G. A management model for pediatric somatization. Psychosomatics. 2001 Nov-Dec;42(6):467-76.

Campo JV, Di Lorenzo C, Chiappetta L, Bridge J, Colborn DK, Gartner JC Jr, Gaffney P, Kocoshis S, Brent D. Adult outcomes of pediatric recurrent abdominal pain: do they just grow out of it? Pediatrics. 2001 Jul;108(1):E1.

Campo JV, Jansen-McWilliams L, Comer DM, Kelleher KJ. Somatization in pediatric primary care: association with psychopathology, functional impairment, and use of services. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 

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Education and Training:
A.B., Lafayette College 1978, Summa Cum Laude
M.D., University of Pennsylvania 1982

Postgraduate Education/Training:
(PhDs) Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1982-1985
Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1985-1988

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1985-1988

Editorial Activities:
2012–present Editorial board, JAMA Pediatrics
2008-2012 Special Section Editor, Current Opinion in Pediatrics
2003-2012 Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
2000-present Pediatrics
1997-present Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1998-2004 Editorial board, JAACAP
Ad hoc reviewer - Acta Paediatrica, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Family Process, Gastroenterology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Psychosomatics

Certifications and Licenses:
1984 - present MD: Pennsylvania State Medical Board
1987 - present Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics
1989 - present Psychiatry: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1993 - present Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2006 - present MD: State Medical Board of Ohio

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association

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