Suzanne Roper Dakil, MD $$


Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Louisville School of Medicine (2005)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2008), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010), Child Abuse Pediatrics
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Child Abuse
  • Research Interests

    • Child abuse prevention and treatment
  • Publications

    • Physical abuse in U.S. children: Risk factors and deficiencies in referrals to support services. Dakil SR, Cox M, Lin H, Flores G Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma 2012 Jul 21 5 555-569
    • Recidivism in the child protection system: identifying children at greatest risk of reabuse among those remaining in the home. Dakil SR, Sakai C, Lin H, Flores G Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine 2011 Nov 165 11 1006-12
    • Racial and ethnic disparities in physical abuse reporting and child protective services interventions in the United States. Dakil SR, Cox M, Lin H, Flores G Journal of the National Medical Association 2011 Sep-Oct 103 9-10 926-31
  • Professional Activities

    • American Pediatric Association (2008-2011)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (2008)
    • Ray Helfer Society, Scholar Member (2010)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Fellow's Travel Grant (2009-2010), Pediatric Academic Society
    • Young Investigator's Award (2010), American Pediatric Society
    • Darwin Adams Award (2013), North and Northwest Cook County Children's Advocacy Center
    • Irish Burch Partner Relations Award for Medical (2019)

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