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Research Articles

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Below is a list of recent research articles published in peer-reviewed journals by CHKD-affiliated pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, pediatric nurses, and other clinicians, sometimes in collaboration with resident physicians and researchers affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, CHKD’s academic partner.  

Children’s Health System is committed to the highest ethical and legal standards in the practice of medicine and research. To safeguard the objectivity of our research activities, CHS has a conflict of interest policy in accordance with federal guidelines. This policy is in place to ensure that the design, conduct and reporting of research funded under Public Health Service grants, agreements and contracts is free from bias that may result from an investigator’s financial conflict of interest. 

February 2020

“Turner syndrome in diverse populations.”Kruszka P, Addissie YA, Tekendo-Ngongang C, Jones KL, Savage SK, Gupta N, Sirisena ND, Dissanayake VHW, Paththinige CS, Aravena T, Nampoothiri S, Yesodharan D, Girisha KM, Patil SJ, Jamuar SS, Goh JC, Utari A, Sihombing N, Mishra R, Chitrakar NS, Iriele BC, Lulseged E, Megarbane A, Uwineza A, Oyenusi EE, Olopade OB, Fasanmade OA, Duenas-Roque MM, Thong MK, Tung JYL, Mok GTK, Fleischer N, Rwegerera GM, de Herreros MB, Watts J, Fieggen K, Huckstadt V, Moresco A, Obregon MG, Hussen DF, Ashaat NA, Ashaat EA, Chung BHY, Badoe E, Faradz SMH, El Ru-by MO, Shotelersuk V, Wonkam A, Ekure EN, Phadke SR, Richieri-Costa A, Muenke M.
Am J Med Genet A. 2020 Feb;182(2):303-313. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61461. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

December 2019

Carmody JB, Sarkany D, Heitkamp DE. The USMLE Step 1 pass/fail reporting proposal: anoth-er view. Acad Radiol 2019; 26(10): 1403-1406.

Carmody JB. On residency selection and the quantitative fallacy. J Grad Med Educ 2019; 11(4): 420-421.

October 2019

Natasha K. Sriraman, MD. You Can Treat Your Postpartum Depression and Still Breastfeed. New York Times. October 23, 2019.

Samantha Vergano et al. Clinical spectrum of individuals with pathogenic NF1 missense variants affect-ing p.Met1149, p.Arg1276, and p.Lys1423: genotype-phenotype study in neurofibromatosis type 1. Human Mu-tation,. 2019;1-17.

Craig Derkay, MD co-authored the article International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG): Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Consensus Recommendations. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, November, 2019.

Lindsey Sawyer, Heather Creswick, Raymond Lewandowski, John Quillin. Recontacting patients for mul-tigene panel testing in hereditary cancer: Efficacy and insights. J Genet Couns. 2019;00:1-10.

Brenner JS, LaBotz, M, Sugimoto D, Stracciolini A. The Psychosocial Implications of Sport Specialization in Pediatric Athletes. Journal of Athletic Training 2019;54(10):000–000 doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-394-18.

September 2019

Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Duration in Young Infants With Bacteremic Urinary Tract nfections. Sanyukta Desai, Paul L. Aronson, Veronika Shabanova, Mark I. Neuman, Frances Balamuth, Christopher M. Pruitt, Adrienne G. DePorre, Lise E. Nigrovic, Sahar N. Rooholamini,
Marie E. Wang, Richard D. Marble, Derek J. Williams, Laura Sartori, Rianna C. Leazer, Christine itchell, Samir S. Shah and ON BEHALF OF THE FEBRILE YOUNG INFANT RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE | September 2019, 144 (3) e20183844

Mitchell HK, Mokomane M, Leeme T, Tlhako N, Tsholo K, Ramodimoosi C, Dube B, Mokobela KO, Tawanana E, Chebani T, Setlhake P, Pilatwe T, Hurt WJ, Molefi M, Mullan PC, Steenhoff AP, Mine M, Jarvis JN, Tenforde MW. Causes of pediatric meningitis in Botswana: results from a 16-year meningitis audit. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 Jun 21. PMID: 31261367.

Tenforde MW, Mokomane M, Leeme T, Tlhako N, Tsholo K, Ramodimoosi C, Dube B, Mokobela K, Tawanana E, Cheibani T, Pilatwe T, Hurt WJ, Mitchell H, Molefi M, Mullan PC, Guthri BL, Farquhar C, Steenhoff AP,Mine M, Jarvis JN. Epidemiology of adult meningitis during antiretroviral therapy scale-up in southern Africa: results from the Botswana National Meningitis Survey. J of Infect 2019 Jun 27. PMID: 31255634.

Zinns LE, Welch-Horan B, Ades A, Wolfe H, Mullan PC. Implementation of an innovative post-event de-briefing program in a children’s hospital. Ped Emerg Care. 2019 Jul 19 [Epub] PMID 31335786 4. Woods JM, Scott HF, Mullan PC, Badolato G, Sestokas J, Sarnacki R, Wolff M, Lane R, Dawson E, Kaplan R, Zaveri P. Using an eLearning module to facilitate sepsis knowledge acquisition across multiple institutions and learner disciplines. Ped Emerg Care. 2019 Aug 23 [Epub] PMID 31464879

Samantha Vergano, MD, et al. CTCF variants in 39 individuals with a variable neurodevelopmental dis-order broaden the mutational and clinical spectrum. Genetics in Medicine (2019)

Carmody JB, Rajasekaran SK. More on the role of USMLE Step 1 in resident selection. Acad Med 2019; 94(7): 921. PMID 31241564


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