Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD

Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD

Contact Information

Critical Care
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3438
FX: (614) 722-3443

Biography

Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD, is a Critical Care physician at Nationwide Children's. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Muszynski attended medical school at the University of Toledo and received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Dayton. She completed both her residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at Nationwide Children's. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Muszynski is also a principle investigator at the Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Her research area of interest is the innate and adaptive immunobiology of pediatric critical illness, with special emphasis on the relationships between packed red blood cell transfusion and immune function.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Innate and adaptive immunobiology of pediatric critical illness, with special emphasis on the relationships between packed red blood cell transfusion and immune function.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
    Date Completed: 06/04/2004

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2011

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Critical Care

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2007

Publications

  • Muszynski JA, Frazier WJ, Hall MW. 2014. Pro-inflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Mediators in Critical Illness and Injury. In Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2nd ed. Edited by Wheeler DS, Shanley T, Wong H. London: Springer.
  • Muszynski JA, Sartori J, Steele L, Frost R, Wang W, Khan N, Lee A, Lin A, Hall MW, Ayad O. 2013. Multidisciplinary quality improvement initiative to reduce ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in the PICU.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 14, no. 5. (June): 533-538.
  • Nofziger,Ryan; Muszynski,Jennifer; Nicol,Kathleen; Steele,Lisa; Greathouse,Kristin; Hanson,Lisa; Nateri,Jyotsna; Hall,Mark. 2012. LONGER PRBC STORAGE TIME IS ASSOCIATED WITH REDUCED INNATE IMMUNE FUNCTION IN TRANSFUSED CRITICALLY ILL PEDIATRIC TRAUMA PATIENTS. In 42nd Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Frazier,Elfaridah; Hanson,Lisa; Steele,Lisa; Greathouse,Kristin; Nicol,Kathleen; Spinella,Philip; Hall,Mark. 2012. RED BLOOD CELL (RBC) STORAGE TIME AND IMMUNE FUNCTION: A MULTI-CENTER, PEDIATRIC, IN VIVO STUDY. In 42nd Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Nateri,Jyotsna; Nicol,Kathleen; Greathouse,Kristin; Hanson,Lisa; Hall,Mark. 2012. Immunosuppressive effects of red blood cells on monocytes are related to both storage time and storage solution.  Transfusion. Vol. 52, no. 4. (April): 794-802.
  • Muszynski, JA, Hall, MW. 2011. Sepsis-Induced Innate and Adaptive Immune Suppression.  The Open Inflammation Journal. Vol. 4, no. October: 67-73.
  • Muszynski JA, Knatz NL, Sargel CL, Fernandez SA, Marquardt DJ, Hall MW. Timing of correct parenteral antibiotic initiation and outcomes from severe bacterial community acquired pneumonia in children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2011:30; 295-301. PubMed ID: 21030885
  • Muszynski JA, Knatz, N, Sargel, C, Fernandez, SA, Marquardt, DJ, Hall, MW. 2011. Timing of correct parenteral antibiotic initiation and outcomes from severe bacterial community-acquired pneumonia in children.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol. 30, no. 4. (April): 295-301.
  • Keyes,Jeffrey; Muszynski,Jennifer; Hanson,Lisa; Hall,Mark. 2010. EFFECT OF BLOOD COLLECTION METHOD IN INNATE IMMUNE MEASUREMENTS IN NEONATES. In 40th Critical Care Congress
  • Greathouse,Kristin; Muszynski,Jennifer; Sargel,Cheryl; Hall,Mark. 2010. GRANULOCYTE MACROPHAGE-COLONY STIMULATING FACTOR (GM-CSF) AS ADJUVANT THERAPY FOR UNRESOLVING INFECTION IN CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN. In 40th Critical Care Congress
  • Melia,Cesar; Mejias,Asuncion; Muszynski,Jennifer; Hall,Mark; Ramilo,Octavio. 2010. RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VIRAL PATHOGEN, BACTERIAL CO-INFECTION, AND OUTCOMES FROM BRONCHIOLITIS IN CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN. In 40th Critical Care Congress
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Greathouse,Kristin; Hanson,Lisa; Nateri,Jyotsna; Hall,Mark. 2010. REGULATORY T CELLS (TREG) AND ADAPTIVE IMMUNE FUNCTION IN PEDIATRIC SEPTIC SHOCK. In 40th Critical Care Congress
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Greathouse,Kristin; Hanson,Lisa; Nateri,Jyotsna; Hall,Mark. 2010. REGULATORY T CELLS (TREG) AND ADAPTIVE IMMUNE FUNCTION IN PEDIATRIC SEPTIC SHOCK. In 40th Critical Care Congress
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Nateri,Jyotsna; Nicol,Kathleen; Hall,Mark. 2009. EFFECT OF PACKED RED BLOOD CELL (PRBC) PRESERVATIVE AND STORAGE TIME ON MONOCYTE MRNA EXPRESSION. In 39th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer; Nateri,Jyotsna; Nicol,Kathleen; Hall,Mark. 2009. EFFECT OF PACKED RED BLOOD CELL (PRBC) PRESERVATIVE AND STORAGE TIME ON MONOCYTE MRNA EXPRESSION. In 39th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Hall, MW; Muszynski, JA. 2009. Immune modulation in sepsis.  Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Vol. 4, no. 2. (April): 127-136.
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Nateri,Jyotsna; Nicol,Kathleen,K; Hall,Mark,W. 2008. EFFECTS OF PACKED RED BLOOD CELL (PRBC) PRESERVATIVE AND STORAGE TIME ON EX VIVO MONOCYTE FUNCTION. In 38th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Nateri,Jyotsna; Nicol,Kathleen,K; Hall,Mark,W. 2008. EFFECTS OF PACKED RED BLOOD CELL (PRBC) PRESERVATIVE AND STORAGE TIME ON EX VIVO MONOCYTE FUNCTION. In 38th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Wewers,Mark,D; Nateri,Jyotsna; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Lymphocyte FOXP3 MRNA expression and innate immune function in septic children. In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Wewers,Mark,D; Nateri,Jyotsna; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Lymphocyte FOXP3 MRNA expression and innate immune function in septic children. In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Hall,Mark,W; Nateri,Jyotsna; Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Wewers,Mark,D. 2007. Monocyte pyrin protein in septic children. In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Sargel,Cheryl,L; Knatz,Nina,L; Marquardt,David,J; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Shorter time to correct IV antibiotics is associated with improved outcomes in pediatric severe community acquired pneumonia (CAP). In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Hoffman,Timothy,M; Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Marquardt,David,J; Yares,Andrew,R; Frazier,Warren,J; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Increased pulsatility of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) release is associated with immunodepression acutely after pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Hall,Mark,W; Nateri,Jyotsna; Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Wewers,Mark,D. 2007. Monocyte pyrin protein in septic children. In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Sargel,Cheryl,L; Knatz,Nina,L; Marquardt,David,J; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Shorter time to correct IV antibiotics is associated with improved outcomes in pediatric severe community acquired pneumonia (CAP). In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Hoffman,Timothy,M; Muszynski,Jennifer,A; Marquardt,David,J; Yares,Andrew,R; Frazier,Warren,J; Hall,Mark,W. 2007. Increased pulsatility of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) release is associated with immunodepression acutely after pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). In 37th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Marquardt,David,J; Frazier,W,J; Hall,Mark,W; Yates,Andrew,R; Hoffman,Timothy,M; Muszynski,Jennifer,A. 2006. Anterior pituitary (AP) function acutely following cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in children. In 36th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Marquardt,David,J; Frazier,W,J; Hall,Mark,W; Yates,Andrew,R; Hoffman,Timothy,M; Muszynski,Jennifer,A. 2006. Anterior pituitary (AP) function acutely following cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in children. In 36th Critical Care Congress of the Society-of-Critical-Care-Medicine
  • Muszynski JA, Sartori J, Steele L, Frost R, Wang W, Khan N, Lee A, Lin A, Hall MW, Ayad O. A multi-disciplinary quality improvement initiative to reduce ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in the pediatric intensive care unit.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
  • Hall MW, Muszynski JA. Immune modulation and immunotherpay in critical illness. In Rogers Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. Edited by Nichols, DG.
  • Hall MW, Muszynski JA. Immune modulation in sepsis. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 2009: 4; 127-136.
  • Muszynski JA, Sartori J, Steele L, Frost R, Wang W, Khan N, Lee A, Lin A, Hall MW, Ayad O. A multi-disciplinary quality improvement initiative to reduce ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in the pediatric intensive care unit.  Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Clinical Research Award, 2010 Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium
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