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Dr. Susan Hupp graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University in 2004 and obtained her M.D. from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 2008. She completed her residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Following her general pediatrics training, she completed fellowship training at Duke University. Dr. Hupp also completed a Masters in Clinical Research at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

After completing her training, she joined the faculty at UT Southwestern as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Hupp practices in both the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. In 2016, she became a co-director of the pediatric critical care fellowship program at UT Southwestern.

Her main interests are medical education and clinical research. Her medical education focus is in simulation education where she studies curriculum development and implementation, and simulation environment.  She collaborates with the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) who focus on multi-center clinical research in pediatric critical care. Dr. Hupp is also involved in quality improvement projects designed to improve efficiency clinical practice.


Medical School
Creighton University (2008)
Ohio State University/Nationwide Children's Hospital (2011), Pediatrics
Duke University Hospital (2015), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Support
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Acute lung injury
    • ECMO
    • Medical education
    • Medical simulation


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Micafungin in Infants Supported with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Autmizguine J, Hornik CP, Benjamin DK, Brouwer KL, Hupp SR, Cohen-Wolkowiez M, Watt KM Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2016 Jun
    Is there still a role for high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in neonates, children and adults?
    Hupp SR, Turner DA, Rehder KJ Expert Rev Respir Med 2015 Aug 1-16
    Acute upper-airway obstruction by a lingual thyroglossal duct cyst and implications for advanced airway management.
    Zimmerman KO, Hupp SR, Bourguet-Vincent A, Bressler EA, Raynor EM, Turner DA, Rehder KJ Respir Care 2014 Jul 59 7 e98-e102

    Honors & Awards

    • Election to American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Committee
    • Betty Thacker Award for Excellence in Biology
      Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV (2004)
    • Frank G Brooks Award for Excellence in Student Research
      Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV (2004)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • Association of Pediatric Program Directors
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine