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Expert in Pediatric Critical Care

Expert ID: 736505 Oregon, USA

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Expert is a Professor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at university in Oregon . She has 23 years of experience practicing pediatric critical care and 15 years experience reviewing cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Area(s) of Research/Scholarly Interest:
Medical Education
Multimedia Education
Multi and Interdisciplinary Education and Teamwork
Pediatric Drowning

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, OR - Cedar Hills, OR - Vancouver, WA - Oak Grove, OR

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1996 Degree: Fellowship Subject: Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology Institution: Children’s Hospital, Boston MA
Year: 1992 Degree: Internship and Residency Subject: Pediatrics Institution: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Year: 1989 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of California, San Diego
Year: 1984 Degree: Bachelor of Arts Subject: Biology (Summa Cum Laude) Institution: Pomona College
Year: 1987 Degree: Fellowship Subject: Medicine Institution: Howard Hughes Medical Institutes Research Scholars Program, National Institute of Health

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Faculty Development Department: Department of Pediatrics Responsibilities:
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Division Chief Department: Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics Responsibilities:
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: OHSU Title: Interim Division Chief Department: Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics Responsibilities:
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor of Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Telemedicine Consultant Department: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Responsibilities:
Years: 2004 to 2012 Employer: Oregon Health and Sciences University Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2002 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Medical Director Department: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Responsibilities:
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Title: Interim Medical Director Department: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Responsibilities:
Years: 1998 to 2004 Employer: Oregon Health and Sciences University Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor of Pediatrics Department: Pediatrics Responsibilities: Professor of Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care
Vice-Chair, Faculty Development

Current Overview of Role as an Educator:
• Rotation Director for Emergency Medicine residents, anesthesia fellows, surgical fellows, and cardiology fellows rotating through PICU
• Mentor, Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality Section for Chair’s Friday Forum

Clinical Responsibilities (since last promotion):
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit attending physician, day and overnight coverage
PANDA transport medical direction
Telemedicine Provider

Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Attending Pediatric Intensivist/ Medical Control Physician for Pediatric Transport Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1996 to 1998 Employer: Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron Title: Attending Pediatric Intensivist/ Medical Control Physician for Pediatric Transport Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1996 to 1998 Employer: Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1996 to 1998 Employer: Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron Title: Associate Director Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1992 to 1993 Employer: Franciscan Children’s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Title: Attending Physician, Inpatient Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1992 to 1993 Employer: Boston City Hospital (now Boston Medical Center) Title: Instructor in Pediatrics Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
American Academy of Pediatrics, member Section on Critical Care
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Licenses / Certifications
National Board of Medical Examiners: 1990, Diplomate
American Board of Pediatrics: 1992, Board Certification
Pediatric Critical Care: 1996, Board Certification
Pediatrics: 1999, 2006, 2016 Recertification, Maintenance of Certification complete
Pediatric Critical Care: 2002, Recertification 2002 (began 2004), 2013
American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification up to date
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider, April 27 2010, March 2012, February 2014, Jan 2016, December 2018
1992-1996 State of Massachusetts, Permanent license
1996-1998 State of Ohio, Permanent license
1998-present State of Oregon, Permanent license
Professional Appointments
National/ Regional:
Council on Medical student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
Committee on Resident Education in Pediatric Critical Care (Subcommittee of Pediatric Section of SCCM)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Task Force for Lifelong Learning
American Academy of Pediatrics PediaLink Information and Resources Committee
USMLE step 3 Test Material Development Committee for Computer-based Case Simulations, Scoring Committee
USMLE step 3 Test Material Development Committee for Computer-based Case Simulations, Scripting Committee
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Sub-board of the American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Sub-Board Curriculum Sub-Committee
Chairman, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Sub-Board of the American Board of Pediatrics
Immediate Past Chair, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Sub-Board of the American Board of Pediatrics
Chairman, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition Section on Critical Care Educational Program
ABP Future of Testing Planning Committee
AAP SOCC Nominations Committee
Medical Editor, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Critical Care Medicine
CLIPP FEQ Working Group

Institutional:
Akron Children’s Hospital- Chair, Code Committee, Electronic Medical Record Committee, Physician Compensation Operating Committee, Advanced Medical Directives Committee




Interim Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Interim Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care, Oregon Health and Sciences University

University:
Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine Faculty Senate.
Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine Clerkship Directors Committee
Faculty Practice Committee (committee dissolved)
Faculty Retention Task Force (committee work completed)
Oregon Health and Sciences University Medical Group Board of Directors, Board disbanded
Finance and Funds Flow Committee, Renamed Faculty Practice Plan Committee
Interprofessional Education Formal Education Committee
Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee
Oregon Health and Sciences University Educators Collaborative Member
Oregon Health and Sciences University LCME Self-Study Committee
Department of Pediatrics, Doernbeher Children’s Hospital
Oregon Health and Sciences University Department of Pediatrics Residency Committee
Chair, Pediatric Code 99 Committee
Physician Representative, PICU Unit Based Practice Committee
Pediatric Best Practice Committee (formerly DCH Quality Assurance Committee
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Operations Committee, (committee restructured)
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Committee
Department of Pediatrics Education Committee
DCH Cardiac Surgical Services Operations Committee
OHSU Organ Donation Committee
Chair’s Friday Forum Steering Committee
Department of Pediatrics Promotion and Tenure Committee
Co-Chair Department of Pediatrics Strategic Plan Committee
Department of Pediatrics Cardiology Chair Search Committee
Co-Chair DoP Strategic Planning Committee
DoP Strategic Planning Committee Clinical Mission Subgroup Lead
DCH Unit Leadership working group, founder and co-chair
Department of Pediatrics Division Chief Working Group

Awards / Recognition
Phi Beta Kappa, Pomona College
Summa Cum Laude, Pomona College
Howard Hughes National Institutes of Health Research Scholars Program
A Baird Hastings Honor Society, Junior election
“Golden Apple” Teaching Award, Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Links2go “Key Resource” in Pediatric Medicine awarded to “Akron Resident Syllabus”
American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA) Medical Books Awards Competition for “The Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation,” Books Awards Competition.
Macromedia eLearning Innovation awarded to The Neonatal Resuscitation Program, American Academy of Pediatrics, CD-ROM: Editor
Invited participant in “Pediatric Leaders for the 21st Century” program, American Academy of Pediatrics
Faculty Excellence in Education Award
American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Critical Care Best Abstract Award, Early Mobilization in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Educational Innovation Award for Creating and Sustaining a Medical Learner-Nurse Rotation, OHSU Educationa Symposium.

Medical / Professional
Course Director, Child Health 1
Rotation Director, Pediatric Residents in PICU rotation
Rotation Director for Fellows and Residents rotating through PICU, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Cardiology, etc
Course Co-Director, Child Health 2/Pediatrics 2, selectives
Director of Medical Student Education in Pediatrics, Director of Pediatrics Electives
Course Lead for Pediatrics 1 students on PICU selective rotation
Developer and Course Lead for the PICU RN Medical Student Elective
Developer and Course Lead for the MICU RN Medical Student Elective
Publications and Patents Summary
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 24
Non Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Editorials: 6
Books, Chapters, Editorial Roles: 14
Letters: 1
Abstracts: 16
Multimedia Educational Projects and Publications, Creative or Editorial Roles: 18
Invited Lectures, Conference Presentations or Professorships: 37

Additional Experience

Marketing Experience
Editorial and Ad Hoc Review Activities:
Intensive Care Medicine
National Board of Medical Examiners
Pediatrics in Review
Compuprep (question writer)
Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Pediatric Quality and Safety
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
JamaPeds
Other Relevant Experience
Key Quality Initiatives:
Advocate for and initiation of Mg/Kg Medication Policy in Pediatrics
Physician Lead, VPICU Database (National Database, IRB approval)
Organization and presentation of PICU Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality Monthly conference
Organization and presentation of PICU Morbidity and Mortality Monthly conference
Development and implementation of weekly multi-disciplinary PICU Case Conference
Development and implementation of PICU Patient Safety Checklist
Development and implementation of PICU Mobility Algorithm
PICU Rounding Improvement Project
CLABSI 90-day rapid cycle improvement Project
PICU Enteral Nutrition Project
PICU Primary Project, Primary Attending for Chronic patients
PICU reduction of accidental extubation project (ERT)
PICU Interdisciplinary Morbidity and Mortality Conference
Development of EPIC tool, PIM data collection tool
Implementation of monthly PICU Quality Meetings
PICU MOVE project (Mobility, cOmfort, Visual goals, Ert)
Floor-PICU Handoff project
Lab Cost Reduction
Floor to PICU Handoff Project, 10S, 10N, 9S, 9N
DNCC to PICU Handoff Project
Floor to PICU Handoff Project, update
PICU helping Adult Units
MSICU/CVICU split
PCP Notification Improvement and tracking
PICU Constituent Satisfaction Survey
PICU Peeps Program
White Board Development
Status Board Development
PICU Database project
Patient Sleep
OR-PICU Handoffs
Bronchiolitis
Blood Culture Stewardship
SCRATCh Protocol
Handoff tools
Development of the Department of Pediatrics Working Group

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