John V.

John Campo headshot.
Vice President, Psychiatric Services
Kennedy Krieger Institute

707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
United States

Dr. Campo's work includes research on incorporating pediatric mental health services with general medical care. He has also has been named the director of mental health for Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Well known for his contributions to child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Campo most recently served as assistant dean for behavioral health, chief behavioral wellness officer, and professor of behavioral medicine and psychiatry at West Virginia University and the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

Before moving to West Virginia, Dr. Campo was chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital and then transitioned to chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University medical center, which he held for seven years.

Dr. Campo completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and did a residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He then completed a general psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, followed by 15 years as a faculty member there.

In addition to his research on the integration of pediatric mental health services in general medical settings, and the study and prevention of suicide in children and young adults, Dr. Campo has examined mental health services and policy research, and the relationship between somatic symptoms and mental disorders in children.

Dr. Campo has been honored with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Simon Wile Leadership in Consultation Award, the National Alliance on Mental Illness Exemplary Psychiatrist Award and has been on the America’s Top Doctors list for 18 years. He has authored more than 120 papers and book chapters and edited the Handbook of Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry.

Along with his position at Kennedy Krieger, and appointment at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Dr. Campo is the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.