EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Northwestern University Medical School , 1983 , Chicago , IL

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1984 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1986 , Boston , MA

Residency

Anesthesia
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1988 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesia Critical Care
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1989 , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

MPH
  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2001 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Trends in the Use of Noninvasive and Invasive Ventilation for Severe Asthma. Pediatrics. 2020 10; 146(4). View abstract
  2. An Approach to Consolidating Pediatric Hospital Beds During the COVID-19 Surge. Pediatrics. 2020 08; 146(2). View abstract
  3. Assessment of Acute Hospital Use and Transfers for Management of Pediatric Seizures. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 04 01; 3(4):e203148. View abstract
  4. Inadequate oxygen delivery index dose is associated with cardiac arrest risk in neonates following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Resuscitation. 2019 09; 142:74-80. View abstract
  5. Visualizing Patterns in Pediatric and Adult Hospital Care. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 05; 9(5):398-401. View abstract
  6. Pre-Nusinersen Hospitalization Costs of Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 03; 92:3-5. View abstract
  7. Outcomes of Hospital Transfers for Pediatric Abdominal Pain and Appendicitis. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 10 05; 1(6):e183249. View abstract
  8. Pediatric Specialty Care Model for Management of Chronic Respiratory Failure: Cost and Savings Implications and Misalignment With Payment Models. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 05; 19(5):412-420. View abstract
  9. Frequency, trends, and antecedents of severe maternal depression after three million U.S. births. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0192854. View abstract
  10. Trends in Regionalization of Hospital Care for Common Pediatric Conditions. Pediatrics. 2018 01; 141(1). View abstract
  11. Availability of Definitive Hospital Care for Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 09 05; 171(9):e171096. View abstract
  12. Feasibility and utility of an integrated medical imaging and informatics smartphone system for management of acute stroke. Int J Stroke. 2017 12; 12(9):953-960. View abstract
  13. Transfer Frequency as a Measure of Hospital Capability and Regionalization. Health Serv Res. 2017 12; 52(6):2237-2255. View abstract
  14. Chronic respiratory failure: Utilization of a pediatric specialty integrated care program. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Mar; 5(1-2):23-28. View abstract
  15. Shifting Goals in Operating Room Management. A A Case Rep. 2016 Mar 15; 6(6):181-2. View abstract
  16. The Growing Burden of Neonatal Opiate Exposure on Children and Family Services in Massachusetts. Child Maltreat. 2016 Feb; 21(1):80-4. View abstract
  17. The nature and sources of variability in pediatric surgical case duration. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Oct; 25(10):999-1006. View abstract
  18. Trial of telemedicine for patients on home ventilator support: feasibility, confidence in clinical management and use in medical decision-making. J Telemed Telecare. 2014 Dec; 20(8):441-9. View abstract
  19. Pediatric neurocritical care: a neurology consultation model and implication for education and training. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Mar; 48(3):206-11. View abstract
  20. Eastern equine encephalitis in children, Massachusetts and New Hampshire,USA, 1970-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Feb; 19(2):194-201; quiz 352. View abstract
  21. Parameters of care for craniosynostosis. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2012 Jan; 49 Suppl:1S-24S. View abstract
  22. Neuropathology of a fatal case of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2010 Sep-Oct; 13(5):397-403. View abstract
  23. Design and implementation of a portable physiologic data acquisition system. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Nov; 8(6):563-9. View abstract
  24. Total phenytoin concentrations do not accurately predict free phenytoin concentrations in critically ill children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Sep; 7(5):434-9; quiz 440. View abstract
  25. Managing unnecessary variability in patient demand to reduce nursing stress and improve patient safety. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Jun; 31(6):330-8. View abstract
  26. Basilar meningitis associated with ethmoid and sphenoid cephaloceles. Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Jul; 33(1):57-60. View abstract
  27. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jul; 16(3):220-5. View abstract
  28. Queuing theory accurately models the need for critical care resources. Anesthesiology. 2004 May; 100(5):1271-6. View abstract
  29. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children [corrected]. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jan; 16(1):14-9. View abstract
  30. Variability in surgical caseload and access to intensive care services. Anesthesiology. 2003 Jun; 98(6):1491-6. View abstract
  31. Root Cause Analysis of Emergency Department Crowding and Ambulance Diversion in Massachusetts. A report submitted by the Boston University Program for the Management of Variability in Health Care Delivery under a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 2002. View abstract
  32. Emergency department diversion: causes and solutions. Acad Emerg Med. 2001 Nov; 8(11):1108-10. View abstract
  33. Emergency department overcrowding in Massachusetts: making room in our hospitals. Issue Brief (Mass Health Policy Forum). 2001 Jun 07; (12):1-38. View abstract
  34. Rebound swelling of astroglial cells exposed to hypertonic mannitol. Anesthesiology. 1998 Jun; 88(6):1586-91. View abstract
  35. Intracellular electrolytes regulate the volume set point of the organic osmolyte/anion channel VSOAC. Am J Physiol. 1997 Jun; 272(6 Pt 1):C1766-75. View abstract
  36. Cerebral blood flow velocity after mannitol infusion in children. Can J Anaesth. 1996 May; 43(5 Pt 1):461-6. View abstract
  37. Regulation of cell volume in health and disease. N Engl J Med. 1995 Nov 09; 333(19):1260-6. View abstract
  38. Coagulation factor deficiencies during initiation of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Pediatr. 1995 Jun; 126(6):900-4. View abstract
  39. Intensive blood and plasma exchange for treatment of coagulopathy in meningococcemia. J Clin Apher. 1995; 10(4):171-7. View abstract
  40. Doppler sensor placement during neurosurgical procedures for children in the prone position. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1994 Jul; 6(3):153-5. View abstract
  41. Ketoconazole blocks organic osmolyte efflux independently of its effect on arachidonic acid conversion. Am J Physiol. 1994 Jul; 267(1 Pt 1):C266-71. View abstract
  42. Laser light-scattering system for studying cell volume regulation and membrane transport processes. Am J Physiol. 1993 Aug; 265(2 Pt 1):C562-70. View abstract
  43. Acute volume regulation of brain cells in response to hypertonic challenge. Anesthesiology. 1993 Jun; 78(6):1132-7. View abstract
  44. Coagulopathy as a predictor of outcome in meningococcal sepsis and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome with purpura. Crit Care Med. 1993 May; 21(5):706-11. View abstract
  45. Osmoregulation of Na(+)-inositol cotransporter activity and mRNA levels in brain glial cells. Am J Physiol. 1992 Dec; 263(6 Pt 1):C1282-8. View abstract
  46. Use of topically applied nitroglycerin in the treatment of purpura fulminans. J Pediatr. 1990 Dec; 117(6):993-5. View abstract