Tara Kaushal, MD

Tara Kaushal, MD
Associate Fellow

Fellow, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, CHOP

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Behavioral Economics, Diabetes, Health Behavior, Health Communication, Health Services Research, Pediatrics, Quality Improvement



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Dr. Kaushal is a fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Cornell University and her MD from UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Her interests lie in behavioral interventions to manage Type 1 Diabetes self-care in adolescents. Currently, she is developing effective text message and social media interventions to improve compliance with insulin therapy in adolescents and prevent hospitalizations and other complications.

Select Publications

Lisa Underland, DO; Lisa Kenigsberg, MD; Kristina M. Derrick, MD; Rebecca Crespi, NP; Tara Kaushal, MD; Leslie Lam, MD: Thyroid Function Testing in Neonates With Maternal History of Disease Clinical Pediatrics September 2017.