March 2017

Gina Lowell, MD,  Kyran Quinlan, MD- “Making microwaves safe for kids.”
For a number of years, Drs. Lowell and Quinlan have been actively working with Underwriters Laboratories to help develop a new safety standard that all microwaves will be required to meet to be sold in the U.S. The new standard will protect young children by making it much less likely that they can open the microwave door.

Aloka Patel, MD et al. –  Manuscript accepted: “Human milk oligosaccharide composition predicts risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants.” Gut. 

Girish Sharma, et al.- “Burden of Disease in Rett Syndrome: A Qualitative Analysis and Development of a Conceptual Model.” Abstract accepted at the ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research) Annual International Meeting 2017. 

Several posters and platform presentations have been accepted for the Pediatric Acacdemic Societies 2017 meeting—congratulations!

New Physicians:

  • Cyndi Sosnowski, MD , Assistant Professor, Cardiology, Starting July 2017
  • Lewis De los Angeles, MD, Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics, Starting August 2017
  • Peter Varga, MD, Associate Professor, Cardiology, Starting May 2017
  • Ziyad Binsalamah, MD, Instructor, Cardiology, Starting July 2017

February 2017

Aloka Patel, MD:
Engstrom JL, Patel AL, Meier PP. Eliminating Disparities in Mother’s Milk Feeding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 
J Pediatr.

Meier PP, Johnson TJ, Patel AL, Rossman BR. Evidence-based methods that promote human milk feeding of preterm infants: an expert review. Clin Perinatol.

Beverley Robin, MD:

Presented a workshop and 2 posters at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare in Orland early in February

Won 2nd place for Program Innovation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for work entitled “Craniopagus Conjoined Twins: Optimizing Delivery and Resuscitation Through Interprofessional In Situ Simulation.”

Carla Minutti, MD, Jacqui Chan, MD (Endocrinology Fellow):
Warts of the Fingertips in a Pediatric Patient With Type 1 Diabetes,  American Diabetes Association.

Implementation of a Diabetes Transition of Care Program., Little JM, Odiaga JA, Minutti CZ. J Pediatr Health Care. 2016 Sep 29. 

Karim Diab, MD, FACC, FASE:
“Development of Quality Metrics in Ambulatory Pediatric Cardiology.” American College of Cardiology’s Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology Section’s Ambulatory Pediatric Cardiology Quality Metrics Working Group. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Feb 7

Accepted to Management Development Program at Harvard Business School

Stelios Mantis, MD2 abstracts accepted with fellows to present at the Endocrine Society meeting in Orlando, Florida in April 

New Physicians:

  • Arabela Stock, MD , Associate Professor, Critical Care, Starting July 2017
  • Marylouise Wilkerson, MD, Assistant Professor, Critical Care, Starting July 2017
  • Colleen Rusciolelli, MD, Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics, Starting May 2017

January 2017 
Rani Ganesan, MD - “Vagal termination of VTach in a pediatric patient” accepted in Pediatrics

Lisa Boggio, MD - The paper “Long-acting recombinant coagulation factor IX albumin fusion protein (rIX-FP) in hemophilia B: results of a phase 3 trial” was selected as one of the top 10 manuscripts of 2016 by the editors of Blood

Kyran Quinlan, MD, MPH - Interviewed for and quoted in Washington Post story about the risks to young children of accidental ingestion of concentrated liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.