Sarah Kandil MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)

Research Interests

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

Extensive Research Description


Dr. Kandil's clinical research interests involve the study and development of systematic methods for improving the quality of patient care. She has assisted in the development of a scoring tool that helps transport teams make early triage decisions. Currently, she is examining the experience within the PICU of hyperglycemic management during critical illness, and evaluating the effects glucose control has on patient outcomes.


Selected Publications

  • Kandil S, Faustino, EV. Outcomes of Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children. Pediatric Academic Society. 2011. (Abstract)
  • Kandil S, Schmenk H, Giuliano Jr. JS. Pediatric Transport Triage Using the Transport Risk Assessment in Pediatrics (TRAP) Score. American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Transport Medicine 2010. Pediatrics. (Abstract).
  • Vagnoni KE, Abbruzzese (Kandil) SB, Christiansen ND, Holyoak GR. The influence of the phase of the estrous cycle on sheep endometrial tissue response to lipopolysaccharide. Journal of Animal Science. 79(2):463-9, 2001 Feb.

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