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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.


Wheeling Jesuit College (2004), Biology
Medical School
Creighton University (2008), Medicine

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The use of pulmonary clearance medications in the acutely ill patient.
Papacostas MF, Luckett P, Hupp S Expert Rev Respir Med 2017 Aug 1-12
Use of a Modified Classic BT Shunt in a Patient With Multiple Conduit Obstructions With Positive Lupus Anticoagulant.
Bhattarai P, Zia A, Forbess JM, Guleserian KJ, Hupp SR, Pirolli T World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2017 Jan 2150135116688180
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