Pediatrics Faculty

       

Lister, George

Chair

Clinical Interests: Critical Care Medicine; Post-operative Care; Respiratory Failure

       

Ali, Ather

Research Interests: Medically unexplained symptoms; Fibromyalgia; Clinical Trials; Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM); Integrative medicine; Nutrition; Dietary supplements; Irritable bowel syndrome; Vaccines; Health claims; Unconventional laboratory testing

Clinical Interests: integrative medicine; complementary / alternative medicine; naturopathic medicine; chronic disease; pain; fibromyalgia; irritable bowel syndrome; cardiovascular risk reduction; prevention; nutrition; dietary supplements; naturopath; natural; holistic

Ameen, Nadia Annitia

Research Interests: Apical endocytosis and exocytosis; Protein traffic; Secretory diarrhea; Cystic fibrosis

Andiman, Warren Alan

Research Interests: Prospective longitudinal studies of clinical outcomes in a cohort of perinatally infected HIV-positive children; Morphologic, metabolic and endocrinologic consequences of longstanding HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy; Virologic and immunologic factors associated with long-term survival in perinatally infected HIV-positive children; AIDS clinical treatment trials in HIV-positive children; Transitioning long-term survivors of pediatric HIV infection into adult healthcare practices; Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of renal disease in HIV positive children

Clinical Interests: Pediatric infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS; Viral disease of children; Clinical trials in children; Diagnostic virology; international adoption; transition of HIV+ adolescents and young adults to adult health care venues

Ardeshirpour, Laleh

Research Interests: Bone changes during lactation and weaning

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology, Adrenal problems, growth related disorders, pituitary gland problems, puberty problems, thyroid conditions, Metabolic bone disorders; Calcium and vitamin D disorders; Growth disorders; Precocious/delayed puberty; Disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal gland

Arnold, Linda D

Research Interests: International child health medical errors

Clinical Interests: International health; Medical education; Pediatric emergency medicine

Aronson, Paul Landry

Research Interests: Febrile young infant; PHIS database; Neonatal herpes simplex virus; Collaborative research groups

Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine; medical education; febrile young infant; herpes simplex virus; joint and bone infections

Asnes, Andrea Gottsegen

Research Interests: Child Maltreatment

Clinical Interests: General pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics.

Asnes, Jeremy David

Research Interests: Pediatric interventional cardiology; Structural heart disease intervention

Clinical Interests: Pediatric cardiology; Interventional catheterization; Adult congenital heart disease; Catheter therapies for congenital heart disease; Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure; Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) closure; Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure

Auerbach, Marc

Research Interests: Simulation; Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Experiential learning; Competency assessment; Patient outcomes; Pain management; Sedation; Ultrasound

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Trauma; Procedural Skills; Disaster Medicine; Simulation-Based Education; Quality Improvement, Resuscitation; Virtual Reality; Haptics; Pediatric emergency medicine; Pediatric pain management; Pediatric procedural sedation; Local anesthetics for minor procedures

Baltimore, Robert Samuel

Research Interests: Neonatal Infections; Epidemiology of Community-Acquired Infections; Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Infectious Disease; Nosocomial Infections; Newborn Infections; Tuberculosis; Cystic Fibrosis, pediatric infectious diseases; bacterial diseases; nosocomial infections

Baum, Carl Raphael

Research Interests: Pediatric Disaster Preparedness; Pediatric Environmental Health

Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine; medical toxicology; children's environmental toxicology

Bazzy-Asaad, Alia

Research Interests: Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in Children; Development of Chronic Asthma in Children; Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Process in Asthma

Clinical Interests: Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity including Technology Dependant Children; Respiratory Muscle Function; Sleep Disordered Breathing; General Respiratory Problems

Beardsley, George Peter

Research Interests: Biology of Osteosarcoma; Molecular enzymology of purine biosynthesis indicators for osteosarcoma; Molecular Pharmacology of anticancer and antiviral drugs which alter DNA structure; Biochemical Pharmacology of antifolate drugs; Development of novel antifolates

Clinical Interests: Treatment of osteosarcoma (bone cancer)

Bechtel, Kirsten A

Research Interests: Head Injury in Children; Forensic Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Injury Prevention; Evaluation of Head Injury

Berkwitt, Adam Kenneth

Research Interests: Family-centered care; Evidence-based practice; Medicial decision-making

Clinical Interests: pediatrics, family centered care, medical education, and quality improvement research

Beslow, Lauren Allegra

Research Interests: Pediatric stroke; Pediatric vasculopathies; Pediatric vascular malformations

Clinical Interests: pediatric neurology; pediatric stroke; neonatal stroke; pediatric vasculopathies; pediatric cerebral vascular malformations; neurological sequelae of congenital heart disease

Bhandari, Vineet

Research Interests: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Cytokines; Lung development; Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury; Nitric Oxide

Clinical Interests: Neonatal Medicine; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Non-invasive Ventilation; Genetics of common neonatal disorders; Lung Diseases; Neonatal Sepsis

Bizzarro, Matthew J.

Research Interests: Neonatal infectious disease epidemiology; Hospital acquired infections

Clinical Interests: Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn; Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; Hospital acquired and device-related infections

Bogue, Clifford W

Research Interests: Role of homeobox transcription factors in early liver and cardiovascular development; Stem cells in organ repair and regeneration

Clinical Interests: Stabilization; Diagnosis and management of infants; Children and adolescents with life-threatening medical and surgical problems, including trauma, respiratory and circulatory failure; Acute Lung Injury; Cardiac Intensive Care; Monitoring of Sedation and Analagesia

Brueckner, Martina

Research Interests: Development of left-right asymmetry; Heterotaxy syndrome; Kartagener syndrome; Situs inversus

Clinical Interests: General pediatric cardiology; genetics of congenital heart disease

Bruscia, Emanuela Marina

Research Interests: Cystic Fibrosis; Lung inflammation; Macrophages

Camenga, Deepa R

Research Interests: Tobacco cessation; Youth substance use

Clinical Interests: Dr. Camenga provides primary care and subspecialty care for adolescents, with additional clinical interests in the areas of substance abuse particularly tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use; smoking cessation; eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia and obesity; and expertise in medical and psychosocial management of complex co-morbid disease process.

Canapari, Craig Anthony

Research Interests: Obstructive sleep apnea; neuromuscular disorders; sleep quality; obesity related lung disease

Clinical Interests: Respiratory Problems: Asthma, chronic cough, wheeze, noisy breathing, shortness of breath, sleep apnea, respiratory problems associated with neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy Non-respiratory sleep problems: Insomnia, nocturnal awakenings, bedtime problems, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, circadian (body clock) disorders; any sleep problem in children or teenagers.

Candela, Ninfa M

Clinical Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, aerodigestive disorders, constipation, celiac

Cappello, Michael

Research Interests: Molecular parasitology; Hookworm pathogenesis & vaccine development; International child health

Clinical Interests: Infectious Diseases; Tropical Medicine and Parasitology; International Adoption

Caprio, Sonia

Research Interests: Pathophysiology of Insulin Resistance in Children; Metabolic Complications of Childhood Obesity; Pathophysiology of Prediabetes in Obese Youth

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Childhood Obesity; Diabetes; Diabetes Typ 1; Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes in Youth; Hyperlipidemia; Nutrition in Children

Carpenter, Thomas Oliver

Research Interests: Regulation of phosphate homeostasis and Vitamin D metabolism; Vitamin and mineral nutrition; Bone cell biology; Assessment of bone density in children; Ethical issues in pediatric research

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Adrenal problems; growth related disorders; pituitary gland problems; puberty problems; thyroid conditions; Rickets; Osteoporosis in children; Metabolic bone disorders; Calcium and vitamin D disorders; Disorders of the thyroid and parathyroids

Cengiz, Eda

Research Interests: Pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics of insulin therapy; Artificial pancreas project; Prevention of T1DM and its complications; Building a national diabetes database, interactive portal; Pediatric obesity

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Diabetes; Diabetes type 1; Diabetes type 2; obesity; Adrenal prpoblems, growth related disorders; pituitary gland problems; puberty problems; thyroid conditions; Hypoglycemia; Growth disorders; Pituitary disorders; Gynecomastia; Medical Informatics

Chen, Lei

Research Interests: Emergency ultrasound; Ethics and subject protection; Student, resident and fellow education; Serious bacterial infections in infants; Pediatric resuscitations, Global Health

Clinical Interests: Use of emergency ultrasound in pediatric patients; Orthopedic injuries in children; Use of novel airway devices in pediatric resuscitations; Pediatric emergency medicine; Healthcare operations; Cost-effectiveness analysis

Chirnomas, Debbie

Research Interests: Impact and management of iron overload; Red cell transfusion therapy; Stem cell transplantation

Clinical Interests: pediatric bone marrow transplantation and iron overload.

Cicero, Mark X

Research Interests: Pediatric disaster medicine education; Preparation and triage; Clinical significance of rhinovirus infections in the pediatric population; Coronavirus and hMPV in febrile infants less than 2 months old

Clinical Interests: Infants with fevers; Acutely ill and injured children; Disasters

Colson, Eve R

Research Interests: Health-related Behaviors; SIDS; Smoking; Safe sleep in infants; Education; Qualitative research; International student education

Clinical Interests: Well Newborns; General Pediatrics

Deniz, Engin

Clinical Interests: pediatric critical care

Dhodapkar, Kavita

Research Interests: Tumor immunology

Clinical Interests: Brain tumors; Immune thrombocytopenic purpura and tumor immunology brain tumors; Immune thrombocytopenic purpura and tumor immunology

Doolittle, Benjamin Rolin

Clinical Interests: Urban Medicine; Addiction; HIV; Hepatitis C; Spirituality; Burnout

Dorsey, Karen Barbara

Research Interests: Clinical quality measurement; Quality improvement; Use of electronic health record data for quality measurement

Clinical Interests: Pediatric primary care; Childhood obesity

Drye, Elizabeth

Research Interests: Health care quality outcome measures, ambulatory care outcomes

Egan, Marie E

Research Interests: Cystic fibrosis clinical studies; Cystic fibrosis basic science research (ion transport, Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) function); Cystic fibrosis translational research studies (strategies to bypass the basic defect)

Clinical Interests: Acute and chronic respiratory diseases; Asthma; Cystic fibrosis; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Pneumonia; Congenital anomalies; Flexible bronchoscopy; Chronic ventilation; Sleep/sleep studies

Ehrenkranz, Richard Allan

Research Interests: Clinical trials in neonatal-perinatal medicine; Nutritional needs of very low birth weight infants; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Neurodevelopmental follow-up of Newborn Special Care Unit graduates

Clinical Interests: Neonatal medicine; Newborn nutritional needs; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (chronic lung disease); Randomized controlled trials in neonatal medicine; Respiratory distress in term and pre-term infants; Very low birth weight infants; Neurodevelopmental follow-up of extremely low gestational age neonates

Ekong, Udeme D

Research Interests: Immune tolerance following pediatric liver transplantation; Immune dysregulation in autoimmune hepatitis; Immune mediated liver disease.

Clinical Interests: 1) Neonatal cholestasis. 2) Autoimmune liver diseases. 3) Pediatric liver transplantation.

Elder, Robert W

Research Interests: Long-term outcomes of the Fontan operation; Liver disease associated with congenital heart disease; Immune function in adults with congenital heart disease.

Clinical Interests: Adult congenital heart disease; Pediatric cardiology; Echocardiography

El-Guindy, Ayman Sayed

Research Interests: DNA replication; Tumor virus; Herpesvirus; Oncogenic; Transcription factor; Replication protein; Phosphorylation; Protein modification; Kinase

Emerson, Beth L.

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Quality and Safety; Mental Health; Medical Education

Esquibies, Americo E

Research Interests: Hypoxia; Lung development; VEGF; Hyperoxia; Prostaglandin D synthase

Clinical Interests: Management of technology-dependent children; Chronic lung disease secondary to prematurity; Asthma; Bronchoscopy; Respiratory infections.

Fahey, John Thomas

Research Interests: Exercise physiology in children with congenital and acquired heart defects. Adults with congenital heart disease.

Clinical Interests: Exercise testing and physiology; Adult congenital heart disease

Faustino, Edward Vincent

Research Interests: Glucose control in critically ill children; Prevention of deep venous thrombosis; Sedation in children with respiratory failure; Improving quality of care and safety in the PICU

Clinical Interests: Pediatric critical care

Fenick, Ada M

Research Interests: Resident Education; Pediatric Obesity; General Pediatric Care; Breastfeeding

Clinical Interests: General Pediatrics; Childhood Obesity; Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition

Fishberger, Steven Bruce

Clinical Interests: arrhythmia treatment; catheter ablation; pacemaker implantation; ICD implantation; lead extraction

Forsyth, Brian W

Research Interests: Pediatric HIV infection

Clinical Interests: General pediatrics; Pediatric HIV infection

Friedman, Alan Harold

Research Interests: Fetal echocardiography; Echocardiography in congenital heart disease

Clinical Interests: Echocardiography; Fetal echocardiography; Cardiac MRI; General pediatric cardiology; Sports participation; Atrial and ventricular septal defect; Heart disease; Fainting; Palpitations; non-invasive imaging of cardiovascular system of the fetus and child

Gallagher, Patrick G

Research Interests: Neonatal hematology; Erythropoiesis; Inherited abnormalities of the erythrocyte including metabolic, membrane, and hemoglobin disorders; Sickle cell disease; Hereditary spherocytosis; Elliptocytosis; Pyropoikilocytosis; Stomatocytosis

Clinical Interests: Neonatal medicine; Respiratory and circulatory failure; Shock; Prematurity; Newborn hematology and blood problems; Neonatal infectious disease; Genetic disorders

Genel, Myron

Research Interests: health and research policy; gender identity and assessment for elite athletic competition

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Adrenal problems, growth related disorders; pituitary gland problems; puberty problems; thyroid conditions; disorders of sexual development; gynecomastia; diabetes insipidus

Gill, Ramneet K

Research Interests: Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and related respiratory illnesses in children. Sleep Disorders in Children.

Clinical Interests: Asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, cystic fibrosis, congenital malformations of the airway, behavioral insomnia of children, obstructive sleep apnea, parasomnias common to childhood, narcolepsy

Giuliano Jr, John S

Research Interests: Pediatric sepsis; Acute lung injury and the inflammatory response; Pediatric transport medicine

Clinical Interests: Pediatric transport medicine; Pediatric sepsis and acute lung injury; Pediatric congenital heart disease

Goodwin, Julie Elizabeth

Research Interests: Glucocorticoid-induced hypertension; Vascular endothelial glucocorticoid receptor; Steroids and sepsis; Atherosclerosis

Clinical Interests: Chronic kidney disease; Renal disease; Acid-base disorders; Hypertension; Fluid and electrolyte imbalances; Chronic kidney disease; Hematuria; Proteinuria; Renal bone disease; Urinary tract obstruction; Vesicoureteral reflux; Transplantation

Graf, William David

Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental disorders; Neurogenetics; Pediatric Epilepsy; Ethics

Clinical Interests: child neurology; neurodevelopmental disorders; neurogenetics; pediatric epilepsy; ethics

Greenstein, Emily

Research Interests: outpatient pediatric cardiology; exercise physiology; quality improvement

Clinical Interests: General pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease, fetal diagnosis and counseling for congenital heart disease, exercise physiology and sports participation

Gross, Ian

Research Interests: Regulation of Fetal Lung Maturation; Perinatal Medicine & Research

Clinical Interests: Neonatal medicine; Newborn respiratory diseases; premature births; regulation of fetal lung maturation; role of stem cells in recovery from lung injuries in newborns

Grossman, Matthew Rogers

Clinical Interests: Hospital Medicine

Gruen, Jeffrey Robert

Research Interests: Genetics of communication disorders and learning disabilities, dyslexia, language impairment (LI); Biological underpinnings of dyslexia, language impairment, learning disabilities, communication disorders

Clinical Interests: Genetics of reading and language acquisition, dyslexia (reading disability), and language impairment. Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine; Inherited diseases; Neonatal hemochromatosis; Newborn Intensive Care.

Gupta, Abha R

Research Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders; Regression; Human genetics; Neuroscience

Clinical Interests: autism spectrum disorders, regression

Hall, E. Kevin

Clinical Interests: Dr. Hall's clinical interests include evaluating and treating children with cardiac functional disorders and heart failure. He follows and treats patients and families with primary cardiomyopathies as well as those caused by secondary conditions such as chemotherapy and muscular dystrophy. He works closely with the clinicians in neurology, orthopedics, and pulmonology as part of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital MDA Program.

Hattangadi, Shilpa

Research Interests: Terminal erythroid development, hematopoiesis; Bone marrow failure; Red cell aplasia; Chromatin condensation; Nuclear protein export; Proteomics; Genomics; transcriptional regulation; Histone modification; Post-transcriptional modification of hematopoietic regulators

Clinical Interests: Bone marrow failure; aplastic anemia; leukemia; benign hematology; anemia; pancytopenia; cytopenias; Epo-refractory anemias; red cell aplasias; in vitro red cell culture for transfusion

Hellenbrand, William Eugene

Research Interests: Transcatheter treatment of congenital heart disease; Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation; Covered stents for coarctation of the aorta; ASD closure; PDA closure

Clinical Interests: congenital heart disease; pediatric interventional cardiology; pediatric catheterization; congenital heart surgery.

Hersh, David Craig

Research Interests: Asthma; Patient safety; Resident education

Clinical Interests: Management of hospitalized children; Asthma; Resident education

Hommel, Mark Patrick

Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine

Hsiao, Allen L.

Research Interests: Technology in Medicine; Point of Care Testing; Electronic Medical Records; Clinical Decision Support; Improving Efficiency and Quality of Clinical Care; Telemedicine

Clinical Interests: Emergent Care of Children; Point-of-care Testing; Handoffs/Transitions of Care; Clinical Decision Support; Febrile Infant Evaluation

Johnston, Lindsay C

Research Interests: Neonatal simulation; ECMO simulation; Videolaryngoscopy; Neonatal intubation training;

Clinical Interests: Neonatal simulation training; Resident/ Fellow education; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO); Team Training; Patient Safety

Kadan-Lottick, Nina

Research Interests: Late outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer with an emphasis on neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes; Second malignancies; Osteoporosis

Clinical Interests: Late effects of cancer therapy, including osteoporosis, growth failure, neurocognitive deficits, infertility, cardiomyopathy, and second neoplasms; Childhood cancer survivorship; Treatment of acute childhood leukemia and other childhood malignancies; Diagnosis and treatment of hypoglobinopathies; Quality of life of childhood cancer patients; Sarcomas; lymphoma; Brain tumors; Blood disorders; Thrombocytopenia; Hematologic disorders; Immune hematologic disorders

Kandil, Sarah

Research Interests: Glucose control in critically ill children; Improving quality and safety in the PICU; Improving triage systems for pediatric transport medicine.

Clinical Interests: Care of critically ill children

Khokha, Mustafa Kezar

Research Interests: Establishment of vertebrate body plan; Embryonic patterning and gene regulatory networks; Xenopus (frog) genetics

Clinical Interests: Genetics of congenital malformations, especially those that lead to critical illness

Kupfer, Gary

Research Interests: Genomic instability; Development of cancer; Genetic syndrome Fanconi anemia (FA); Viral protein enhancement of cancer therapeutics

Clinical Interests: Pediatric oncology; genetic markers for diagnosis, prognosis, staging and tracking disease in patients.

Langhan, Melissa

Research Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine; End-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring; Capnography; Acute exacerbations of asthma; Prehospital care; Patient safety; Objective measures of severity

Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine; Emergency ultrasound in pediatric patients; End-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring; Patient safety; Prehospital care and patient transport; medical education

Leventhal, John Mishel

Research Interests: Child abuse prevention; Distinguishing accidental from abusive injuries; Epidemiology of child maltreatment

Clinical Interests: Evaluation and treatment of physically abused, sexually abused, and neglected children; developmental-behavioral; pediatrics; primary care of children

Levit, Orly

Research Interests: parenteral related cholestasis

Clinical Interests: extreme prematurity; persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN); parenteral nutrition related cholestasis.

Liem, Karel F., Jr.

Research Interests: Neural patterning; Developmental genetics; Embryogenesis; Motor neurons; Neurodegeneration; Cilia; Cell signaling

Loyal, Jaspreet

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Primary care; Newborns; Quality Improvement; Resident and Medical education;

Makhani, Naila

Clinical Interests: Child Neurology; Demyelinating Diseases

Marks, Asher Michael

Research Interests: Adolescent Oncology, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Long Term Effects

Clinical Interests: General oncology, general hematology, adolescent hematology/oncology, pediatric neuro-oncology

Massaro, Stephanie A

Research Interests: hematopoiesis, megakaryocyte differentiation, leukemia, stem cells

Clinical Interests: Pediatric cancer; leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors, pediatric blood disorders; immune mediated thrombocytopenia, anemia and neutropenia, platelet disorders, bone marrow failure syndromes

McCarthy, Paul L.

Research Interests: Fever in children; Clinical judgement; Resource use in acute illnesses

Clinical Interests: Pediatric rheumatology; Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; Systemic lupus; Vasculitis; Inflammatory myopathies; Seronegative spondylopathies; Acute rheumatic fever; Post-streptococcal arthritis; Antiphospholipid syndromes; Mixed connective tissue disease

McNamara, Joseph M.

Clinical Interests: Leukemias; Lymphomas; Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors; Solid tumors; Pediatric hematology

Ment, Laura R

Research Interests: Adaptive Mechanisms of Developing Brain; Clinical Studies of Pathophysiology and Gene Targets for Prevention of Injury to Preterm Brain; Volumetric, Diffusion Tensor and Functional Imaging of Developmental Changes; Preclinical Studies in employing Animal Models of Injury and Repair in Preterm Brain with MRI, Genetic and Behavioral Assessments

Clinical Interests: Neurology of infants and young children; Developmental delay; Pediatric, neonatal and fetal stroke; General child neurology

Mercurio, Mark R.

Research Interests: Ethics; Medical Ethics; Pediatrics; Neonatology; Education;

Clinical Interests: Newborn Intensive Care; Medical Ethics; Medical Education

Miller, Geoffrey

Research Interests: Outcome studies; Follow-up of high risk premature and full term infants; Bioethics; Pediatric neuromuscular disorder; Neurodevelopmental disorder; Cerebral palsy; Extreme prematurity

Clinical Interests: Neurodevelopmental disabilities; Muscle and nerve disease; Neonatal neurology; Follow up of high-risk newborns; Developmental delay; Neurogenetic disorders

Miller, I George, Jr

Research Interests: Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV); Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV); Tumor virology

Clinical Interests: Viral diseases; Hodgkin's Disease; Kaposi's Sarcoma; Lymphoma; Multiple Myeloma

Mistry, Pramod Kumar

Research Interests: Gaucher's disease; Molecular genetics; Genotype/phenotype correlations modifier genes; Animal models and therapies; Wilson's disease; Glycogen storage disease type 1a

Clinical Interests: Lysosomal Storage Diseases; Gaucher disease; Fabry disease; Pompe Disease; MPS; Cholesterol ester storage disease; Wilson's disease; Adult genetic liver diseases; Hemochromatosis; alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).

Moles, Rebecca Lynne

Clinical Interests: Child abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, sexual assault, child fatality

Paintsil, Elijah

Research Interests: HIV translational research; Cellular pharmacology of HIV-RT inhibitors in relation to clinical toxicities; Fitness and evolution of HIV drug resistant mutants; Molecular epidemiology and dynamics of HIV/HCV transmission

Clinical Interests: Pediatric infectious diseases; pediatric HIV/AIDS - special interest in management of multi-drug-resistant HIV infection and management of pediatric HIV in resource-limited countries; and pediatric community acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

Panisello, Josep

Clinical Interests: Management of critical illness from infancy to adulthood, including trauma, acute lung injury and cardiac intensive care. Monitoring of Sedation and Analgesia

Pashankar, Dinesh S

Research Interests: Chronic constipation treatment; Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Clinical Interests: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); chronic constipation; inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Pashankar, Farzana D

Research Interests: Clinical trials in Pediatric Oncology; Sickle cell anemia

Clinical Interests: Hemoglobinopathies including sickle cell anemia; thalasemia; solid tumors, especially germ cell tumors

Patel, Anisha D

Clinical Interests: pediatric obesity; thyroid problems.

Pearson, Howard Allen

Research Interests: Sickle Cell Diseases; Thalassemia

Clinical Interests: Pediatric hematology; Pediatric Oncology; Children's Cancer & Blood Disorders; Hemoglobinopathies

Pels, Salley G

Clinical Interests: hematology; hemophilia; von Willebrand disease; bleeding disorders; clotting disorders; thrombophilia; thrombosis; platelet disorders; immune thrombocytopenia; alloimmune thrombocytopenia; oncology

Phatak, Uma Padhye

Research Interests: Immune mechanisms underlying Crohn's disease; Functional gastrointestinal disorders; Obesity and related gastrointestinal disorders

Clinical Interests: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders; Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's Disease; Obesity and related gastrointestinal symptoms; Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Eosinophilic Esophagitis; Feeding difficulties; Failure to thrive

Pinter, Emese

Research Interests: New treatment modality in parenteral nutrition induced liver disease in neonates

Clinical Interests: Neonatal medicine

Porto, Anthony Frank

Clinical Interests: Childhood obesity; NAFLD (Fatty liver); dyslipidemia; inflammatory bowel disease; functional abdominal pain.

Riera, Antonio

Research Interests: Bedside ultrasonography; Health care disparities; Qualitative and mixed methods; Peripheral intravenous access

Clinical Interests: bedside ultrasonography; health care disparities; resident education

Romberg, Neil David

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of primary immune deficiency diseases, Autoimmune manifestations of Common Variable Immune Deficiency, Smith-Magenis Syndrome related immune deficiency, Newborn screening for immune deficiency

Clinical Interests: The Diagnosis and Management of Inherited Immune Deficiency diseases including: Severe Combined Immune Deficiency, Hyper-IgM syndromes, Hyper-IgE syndromes, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge or VCF Syndrome), Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, Chronic Mucocutaneuos Candidiasis, X-linked Agammaglobulinemia, Common Variable Immune deficiency, Smith-Magenis Syndrome related immune deficiency, Complement Deficiency, Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Leukocyte Adhesion Defects, Deficiencies of the Innate Immune System. The Diagnosis and Management of Auto-inflammatory Diseases (periodic fever syndromes) including Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF), Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor-Associated Periodic Syndrome (TRAPS), Deficiency of the Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist (DIRA) and Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS).

Rosenthal, Marjorie Sue

Research Interests: Barriers and facilitators to health education and healthy behaviors among young, vulnerable families: health literacy; maternal mental health; quality improvement among physicians; child care providers as health advocates

Clinical Interests: General pediatrics; follow up of the premature infant; group well child care

Ryan, Sheryl A

Research Interests: Pediatric health services research; Community based health education programs; Violence prevention; Residency education around alcohol; Substance use prevention; Intervention among teens and young adults; Positive youth development

Clinical Interests: Complex diagnostic problems in adolescents and young adults (ages 11-21) including: eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia, obesity); mental health problems such as depression and anxiety; adolescent gynecology; behavioral/school problems

Santoro, Nicola

Research Interests: Childhood obesity, hepatic steatosis, dyslipidemia.

Santucci, Karen

Research Interests: Clinical Forensic Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Schneider, Karen Christiansen

Research Interests: Premature infants; Very low birth weight; Indomethacin; Intraventricular hemorrhage; Neurodevelopmental outcome; Magnetic resonance imaging

Shapiro, Eugene D

Research Interests: Vaccines; Lyme disease; Epidemiology of infectious diseases

Clinical Interests: Lyme disease in children; Infectious diseases; Vaccination

Shaywitz, Bennett Arthur

Research Interests: Neurobiology of Reading & Dyslexia; Attentional Mechanisms in reading

Clinical Interests: General child neurology; neurobiology of reading and math difficulties; dyslexia

Shaywitz, Sally E

Research Interests: Epidemiology & Neurobiology of Dyslexia

Clinical Interests: Learning disabilities; dyslexia

Sherr, Jennifer Lynn

Research Interests: type 1 diabetes; artificial pancreas; hypoglycemia; adjuncts to insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes; immune therapy

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes; Type 2 Diabetes; Obesity; Thyroid Disorders; growth related disorders; pituitary gland problems; Short Stature; Adrenal Disorders; Puberty Disorders; thyroid conditions

Shiffman, Richard N

Research Interests: Clinical Decision Support; Practice Guidelines; Electronic Health Records; Medical Informatics

Clinical Interests: General Pediatrics

Stein, Jeffrey Mark

Clinical Interests: general pediatric nephrology including hypertension; chronic kidney diseases; end-stage renal disease and dialysis; kidney transplantation; transitional care for adolescents

Tamborlane, William V

Research Interests: Advances in the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes; Counterregulatory Hormone Responses to Hypoglycemia; Psychosocial Consequences of Diabetes; Behavioral Interventions in Diabetes; insulin pumps; continuous glucose monitoring; artificial pancreas development

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology; Diabetes, Type 1 diabetes mellitus treatment; children, adolescents and young adults, glucose monitoring, insulin pumps; Diabetes type 2, Obesity

Tufro, Alda

Research Interests: Molecular and developmental biology; VEGF-A; Semaphorins; Proteinuria; Slit-diaphragm proteins; Protein interactions; Signaling pathways; Cyst development; Vascular patterning; Podocyte differentiation

Clinical Interests: Congenital and acquired glomerular diseases; hypertension; HUS; inherited renal disorders.

Vazquez, Marietta

Research Interests: Evaluating effectiveness of pediatric vaccines--varicella vaccine, Lyme vaccine, Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Influenza vaccine, and rotavirus vaccines; Assessing the longterm outcomes of children infected with Lyme disease; Describing the clinical epidemiology of newly diagnosed-respiratory infections in children

Clinical Interests: Infectious disease; HIV; viral disease; sexually transmitted disease; pneumococcus; influenza, Rotavirus, Lyme disease; varicella; varicella zoster virus; vaccine efficacy in children

Walsh, Susan A

Research Interests: Pediatric resuscitation skills; medical education

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Advanced Life Support program; simulation medicine

Weeks, Bevin P

Research Interests: General outpatient cardiology; Post-operative management; Fetal cardiology

Clinical Interests: General pediatric cardiology; fetal, transthoracic, and transesophageal echocardiography; congenital heart disease; Kawasaki disease

Weinzimer, Stuart Alan

Research Interests: Insulin pump therapy; Continuous glucose sensors; Artificial pancreas

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocirnology; Diabetes, Diabetes Type 1; Diabetes type 2; Obesity; Adrenal problems, growth related disorders; pituitary gland problems; puberty problems; thyroid conditions; hormonal complications of cancer and cancer therapy; hormonal complications of cystic fibrosis

Weismann, Constance Gesina

Clinical Interests: pediatric cardiology; congenital heart disease; pediatric echocardiography; pulmonary hypertension; postoperative management

Weiss, Pnina G

Research Interests: Assessment of bronchodilator use in competitive athletes with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

Clinical Interests: Asthma; exercise-induced asthma; athletes; chronic lung disease of prematurity; cystic fibrosis; acute and chronic respiratory problems; pulmonary function testing

Weitzman, Carol Cohen

Research Interests: Developmental and mental health issues in primary care settings; Developmental outcomes of internationally adopted children; Maternal depression

Clinical Interests: Evaluation of children with a range of child behavior and development challenges; ADHD; Autism; Intellectual disability; Learning disabilities; international adoption; medical and developmental evaluation of the internationally adopted child

Wu, Yanling

Research Interests: Laboratory studies of DNA repair and gene targeting in human cells

Zheng, Tao

Research Interests: Characterization of molecular and cellular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis; Development of asthma; Atopic March; Using transgenic animal models; Th2 cytokine IL-13 as a potent inducer of phenotypical features of atopic dermatitis in mice, eosinophil, mast cell, and T cell infiltration, fibrotic and vascular remodeling, and clinical manifestations; IL-13 induced atopic dermatitis; Enhanced susceptibility of these mice to allergen induced allergic asthma in the lung; Identifying novel molecules and pathways in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis and the atopic march; Developing new therapeutics for allergic diseases

Clinical Interests: Adverse reactions to food and drugs, allergic conjunctivitis, allergic rhinitis, anaphylaxis, angioedema, asthma, eczema (atopic dermatitis), eosinophilia, hives (urticaria), insect sting allergy, mastocytosis, nasal polyposis, non-AIDS-related deficiencies of the immune system, sinusitis.

Zhu, Zhou

Research Interests: Our studies are on glycoligand receptors, siglecs, that are expressed on the immune cells such as eosinophils (Siglec-8) and neutrophils (Siglec-9) in specific pulmonary diseases. The unique expression patterns of these siglecs, the specific binding to glycoligands, and the consequent cellular responses, including apoptosis, are being explored as potential targets and pathways for the development of effective therapeutic approaches for pulmonary diseases such as asthma and COPD.