PAS 2017 :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital welcomes everyone attending the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 6-9 in San Francisco. Be sure to stop by booth #417 in the Exhibit Hall to pick up a free copy of Pediatrics Nationwide, which features many current clinical and research hot topics.

Throughout the conference, connect with us on Twitter @NCHforDocs to share your insights. You are also invited to attend the Nationwide Children’s Hospital reception, Saturday, May 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Continental Ballroom 6.

Also, look for many faculty, clinicians and researchers from Nationwide Children’s and The Ohio State University College of Medicine presenting throughout the conference:

Nationwide Children’s Presentation Schedule

Saturday, May 6

Invited Science Sessions

Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping: What You and Your Patients Don't Know Can Hurt Them

3-5 p.m., SFC-3001 (Moscone Center West)

Judith Groner, MD – Panel Discussion: Addressing Electronic Cigarette Use in Real Life Scenarios

The Emergence of the Congenital Zika Syndrome: Clinical Perspectives and Knowledge Gaps

3-5 p.m., SFC - 2001-2003 (Moscone Center West)

Pablo Sanchez, MD – Management and Follow-up of the Zika Virus-Exposed or Infected Infant


Quality Improvement Science - Data Collection and Analysis Techniques

8:30-11:30 a.m., (Pacific Suite E - Marriott Marquis)

·         Thomas Bartman, MD, PhD

·         Roopali Bapat, MD

·         Meghan Drayton-Jackson, DO

Original Science Abstract Sessions

Infectious Diseases I

8-10 a.m., SFC-3006 (Moscone Center West)

Rebecca Wallihan, MD – Outpatient Antibiotic Use and Clinical Outcomes in Children Subsequently Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Neonatal Follow Up (course #1170)

8-10 a.m., SFC-2005-2007 (Moscone Center West)

Nathalie Maitre, MD, PhD – Parenting style is associated with sensory adaptation and behavioral outcomes of preterm infants (presented by Mary Lauren Neel, MD, clinical fellow, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine)

Outcomes in Cardiovascular Diseases

8-10 a.m., SFC-3012 (Moscone Center West)

Megan Locke – Procedural Success and Major Adverse Events in Transcatheter Occlusion of the Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Infants <6 kg: Insights from the NCDR IMPACT Registry

Poster Session 1-4 p.m., Poster & Exhibit Hall (Moscone Center West)

Developmental / Behavioral Pediatrics: Risks / Screening / Assessment

Daniel Coury, MD – Screening of Young Children for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Results from a National Survey of Pediatricians

Developmental / Behavioral Pediatrics: Therapeutics

Sarah Keim, PhD – Effect of Omega-3 and -6 Supplementation on Language in Preterm Toddlers Exhibiting Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms

Sarah Keim, PhD – Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acid Supplementation for Autism Symptoms and Related Behaviors in Preterm Toddlers: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Emergency Medicine Poster: Prehospital/Transport

Colleen Bressler, MD – EMS Utilization Correlates with Child Maltreatment Reporting at the Neighborhood Level

General Pediatrics & Preventive Pediatrics Poster MH/Behavior

Jennifer Benjamin, MD – Learning in a Web-based World: Improving Resident Exam Skills in Patients with Neurological Disability

Global Pediatric Research Poster Cluster 3

Leif Nelin, MD – Controlling an Outbreak of Klebsiella in a Resource-Limited NICU in Guyana, South America

Infectious Diseases: Bacterial Infection

Musaed Alharbi, MD – Utility and Clinical Implications of Speciation and Antibiotic Resistance Testing in Streptococcus Anginosus Group (SAG) Infections in Children

Medical Education Poster Cluster 1 - Burnout and Resilience

Joanna Kramer, DO – Impact of Resident Burnout on Medical Students

Suzanne Reed, MD – How Variable are Burnout and Stress in Pediatric Residents? An Exploratory Single Center Study from the Pediatric Resident Burnout; Resilience Study Consortium

Medical Education Poster Cluster 2 – Clinical

Melissa Winterhalter, MD – Direct Observation of Intern Handovers and Oral Presentations: Preliminary Analysis of a Direct Observation Coach Program

Neonatal Infectious Diseases / Immunology: Bacterial Infections and Sepsis I

Jessica Williams – Congenital Syphilis Following Maternal Treatment during Pregnancy

Phillip Wozniak – Maternal Syphilis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: What is the Risk of Vertical Transmission?

Nephrology Poster I Glomerular

William Smoyer, MD – Glucocorticoids and Mifepristone Provide Beneficial Effects against Nephrotic Syndrome via Similar and Distinct Glomerular Expression


Sunday, May 7

Invited Science Sessions

Severe BPD: Less Lumping, Smarter Splitting for Potentially Better Outcomes

8-10 a.m., SFC-2024 (Moscone Center West)

Leif Nelin, MD – Review of the Variety of Pathways Leading to Severe BPD

The Year's Top Articles in Infectious Diseases

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SFC - 2001-2003 (Moscone Center West)

Octavio Ramilo, MD – Presentations from the Medical Literature: Part 1

Suicide Risk in Pediatric Medical Settings: Implementation Science of Screening and Suicide Risk Management

1-3 p.m., SFC-3005 (Moscone Center West)

·         Jeffrey Bridge, PhD

·         John Campo, MD

Original Science Abstract Sessions


8-10 a.m., SFC-3003 (Moscone Center West)

Stephen Hersey, MD – Primary Care Based Quality Improvement - Reducing Emergency Department Visits for Children with Asthma

Dane Snyder, MD – Impact of Increased Pharmacotherapy in Reducing Healthcare Utilization by Children with Poorly Controlled Asthma

Environmental Health

8-10 a.m., SFC-3007 (Moscone Center West)

Judith Groner, MD – Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Preclinical Markers of Cardiovascular Risk in Toddlers

Neonatal Neurology II- Preterm Infants

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SFC 2020-2022 (Moscone Center West)

Nathalie Maitre, MD, PhD – Functional Connectivity of Brain Responses to Touch Near Term Age Predicts Tactile Reactivity of Preterm Infants in Early Childhood

Pulmonary Vascular Biology

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SFC 2008 (Moscone Center West)

Yi Jin, PhD – Deficiency of Cationic Amino Acid Transporter-2 Protects Mice from Acute Lung Injury Caused by Either Lipopolysaccharide or Hyperoxia

Poster Session 4:15 - 7:30 p.m. Poster & Exhibit Hall (Moscone Center West)

Asthma – HSR

Elizabeth Allen, MD – Multimodal Quality Improvement Intervention to Reduce Asthma ED Utilization by a Large Medicaid Population

Human Milk or Breastfeeding Poster Cluster 6 - Breastfeeding Promotion

Sarah Keim, PhD – Support for Long Duration Breastfeeding from Conventional and Alternative Pediatric Primary Care Providers

Vanessa Shanks, MD – Trends in Breastfeeding during Maternal Hospital Stay by Gestational Age and NICU Admission in Ohio

Infectious Diseases: Miscellaneous

Mohammed Aboud, MD – Toxic Shock syndrome in Columbus, Ohio

Infectious Diseases: Respiratory Viral and Atypical Infection

Cristina Garcia-Maurino, MD – Viral Load and Clinical Dynamics in Young Children with RSV Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI)

Neonatal Infectious Dis./Immunology: Infection Prevention and Colonization

Christopher Regan, MD – Rotavirus Vaccination among Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): How Many Infants are Missed?

Neonatal Infectious Diseases / Immunology: Viral Infections

Santiago Panesso, MD – Detection of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Intestinal Tissue of Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC): How Frequent Is It?

Nephrology Poster II AKI Neonatal

Reeti Kumar, MD – Caffeine Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury in Premature Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis or Focal Intestinal Perforation


Monday, May 8

Invited Science Sessions

Hot Topics in Pediatrics: Results from Recent Multi-center Clinical Trials in Children with Severe Illness

8-10 a.m., SFC-3012 (Moscone Center West)

Mark Hall, MD – The Current State of Immunomodulation in Pediatric Critical Illness: New Updates from Recent Discoveries

New and Experimental Therapies for Glomerular Disease

8-10 a.m., SFC 3009-3011 (Moscone Center West)

William Smoyer, MD – Summary: Perspectives and Insights

Precision Vaccines: Precision Medicine Comes to Vaccinology

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SFC-2010 (Moscone Center West)

Octavio Ramilo, MD – Systems Vaccinology to Gain Insight for Correlates of Influenza Vaccine Protection In School-aged Children


Exploring Novel and Sustainable Career Paths in Pediatric Nephrology

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., SFC - 3010-3012 (Moscone Center West)

·         John Mahan, MD

The Care of the Infant with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Current State of the Art and Future Directions

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Sierra Suite A – Marriott Marquis

·         Leif Nelin, MD

·         Ed Shepherd, MD

·         Susan Lynch, MD

Original Science Abstract Sessions

Neonatal GI Physiology & NEC

8-10 a.m., SFC 3014-3018 (Moscone Center West)

Maria Talavera, DO – A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the Dual Specificity Phosphatase-6 Gene is Associated with a Decreased Risk of Developing Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants

Children with Special Health Care Needs II

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SFC-2004 (Moscone Center West)

Kelly Boone – Medical Home Profile for Toddlers Born Preterm: Gaps and Associations with Socio-demographic Factors and Birth Outcomes

Nephrology II Basic

1-3 p.m., SFC 3009-3011 (Moscone Center West)

Bryce Kerlin, MD – Nephrotic Syndrome Induces a Hypofibrinolytic State Despite Increased Plasmin Generation

PIDS Top Abstract Session

1-3 p.m., SFC-2004 (Moscone Center West)

Raquel Giacomelli Cao, MD, PhD – A System Analysis Approach to Identify Predictors of Immune Responses to Routine Vaccinations in Young Infants

Basic/Translational Research Critical Care

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., SFC-3005 (Moscone Center West)

Jeffrey Naples, MD – Colonization with Pathogenic Bacteria and Clinical Outcomes in Infants with Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Hospitalized in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Mark Hall, MD – Longitudinal Innate Immune Function and Outcomes from Pediatric Critical Influenza

Poster Symposia

Adolescent Medicine II

9:50-10 a.m., SFC-2004 (Moscone Center West)

Sarah Keim, PhD – Impact of State Legislation on Use of E-Cigs and Other Electronic Vaping Products by Adolescents in 35 States


11:30-11:40 a.m., SFC-3006 (Moscone Center West)

Elizabeth Lucas, MD – Divergence of the Perineal Microbiome in Healthy and Infection-Prone Prepubescent Females

Poster Session 4:15 - 7:30 p.m. Poster & Exhibit Hall (Moscone Center West)

Child Abuse & Neglect Poster Cluster 10

Julie Leonard, MD – Cervical Spine Injury and Non-Accidental Trauma: Secondary Analysis of a Multi-Center Prospective Study

Children with Special Health Care Needs Poster Cluster 1: Parental Perspectives

Laura Chavez – Impact of Youth Medical Home Care on Quality of Life for Parents of Chronically Ill Teen

Children with Special Health Care Needs Poster Cluster 10: Care Coordination

Deena Chisolm, PhD – Experiences of Care Coordination for Disabled Children Newly Enrolled in an ACO

Congenital Heart Diseases and Surgery

Katelyn Snyder, MD – Early Secundum Atrial Septal Defect Closure and Impact on Growth Velocity

Critical Care Poster Respiratory Function

Manzilat Akande, MD – Microbiological Flora of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Critically Ill Children

Critical Care Poster: Neuro ICU

Jill Farragher, MD – Early Red Blood Cell Transfusion is Associated with Cerebral Vasospasm in Children with Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Emergency Medicine Poster: Education

Daniel Cohen, MD – The Impact of Medical Student Involvement on a Pediatric Emergency Department Length of Stay & Patient Satisfaction

Daniel Cohen, MD – Comparison of Satisfaction Scores between Advanced Practice Nurses & Attending Physicians in a Pediatric Emergency Department

Emergency Medicine Poster: General

Daniel Cohen, MD – Racial and Demographic Discrepancies in Press-Ganey Satisfaction Surveys in a Pediatric Emergency Department (PED)

Emergency Medicine Poster: Public Health

Rachel Stanley, MD – Emergency Care for Children in the US: Epidemiology and Trends over Time

Endocrinology & Diabetes Poster Cluster 1

Lindsey Korbel, MD – Diabetes Mellitus and Infection in the Pediatric Population: A PHIS study

Health Services Research Poster Cluster 4

Deena Chisolm, PhD – Disparities in Pediatric Opioid Prescribing in the “Epidemic” Era

Health Services Research Poster Cluster 5

Laura Chavez – Rural/Urban Differences in Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment among Young Adults Following Affordable Care Act Implementation

Neonatal Brain Metabolism & Injury: Preterm Infants

Mary Nelin, MD – General Movements Assessments in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Improves Targeted Neuroimaging and Follow-up of Infants at High Risk for Movement Disorders

PICU/NICU Quality Improvement & NICU Prevention Services

Angela Firestine, MD – Improving Attendance of Breastfeeding Support Group at a Level IV NICU

Prenatal & Perinatal Practices Poster Cluster 1

Carl Backes, MD – Outcomes Following Two Different Treatment Approaches (Proactive Versus Selective) for Infants Born at 22 Weeks Gestation

Prenatal & Perinatal Practices Poster Cluster 10

Leandro Cordero, MD – Improvements in Breastfeeding Initiation among Women with Pre-gestational Diabetes Mellitus (PGDM)


Tuesday, May 9

Invited Science Sessions

Searching for Equipoise: Controversies in the Care of Premature Infants with a Patent Ductus Arteriosus

9:45-11:45 a.m., SFC 2020-2022 (Moscone Center West)

·         Carl Backes, MD – Introduction: Controversies in the Care of Preterm Infants with a PDA

·         Jonathan Slaughter, MD –National Variability in PDA Management

·         Corey Stiver, MD – Echocardiographic Assessment of the PDA: Use of a Scoring System

·         Brian Boe, MD, and Darren Berman, MD – Percutaneous (Catheter-Based) Closure of the PDA: Better Than Surgical Ligation? (joint presentation)

The Shifting Paradigm of Early Allergen Introduction for the Prevention of Food Allergy
12:15-2:15 p.m., SFC-2008 (Moscone Center West)

David Stukus, MD – The NIAID-sponsored Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States: Understanding the New Recommendations

Update on Infectious Diseases in the Immunocompromised Child

12:15-2:15 p.m., SFC-2009 (Moscone Center West)

Monica Ardura, DO – Is It Safe? Infections in Children and Adolescents Receiving Biologic Response Modifiers to Decrease Inflammation


Are You Prepared for a Disaster? Using Simulation for Pediatric Disaster Triage Education

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sierra Suite J (Marriott Marquis)

·         Daniel Scherzer, MD

Poster Session 7-10 a.m. Poster & Exhibit Hall (Moscone Center West)

NICU Practices & Procedures Poster Cluster 5

Ellyn Hamm – Bubble CPAP Decreases Preterm Infant Exposure to Supra-threshold Noise levels Compared to NCPAP

Neonatal Epidemiology, Health Services Research Poster Cluster 3

Vi Le – Effects of Transfusion and Feeding Advances (Volumetric and Caloric) on Acute Necrotizing Enterocolitis Development: a Case-Crossover Study

Injury Prevention Poster Cluster 1

Jordan Beckett, DO – Impact of a Brief Video to Improve Naloxone Knowledge in Adolescents with Opioid Use Disorder

Neonatal Follow up Poster Cluster 3

Kelly Boone – Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Sensory Processing in Toddlers Born Preterm with ASD Symptomology: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Epidemiology – Perinatal

Brittney Francis – Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Offspring Developmental Outcomes

QI - Hospital-Based Improvement Potpourri II

Jennifer Pauken, RN – Reducing Errors in After Visit Summaries: Impact on Patient Safety and Discharge Process

Pulmonary Vascular Biology Poster Cluster 1

Kristopher Rosburg, MD – The Effect of Global Src Family Tyrosine Kinase Inhibition on Inflammation-Induced Apoptosis in Human Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells

Jennifer Trittmann, MD – Proliferation of Human Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells Depends on Arginase-1

Injury Prevention Poster Cluster 10

Julie Leonard, MD – U.S. Trends in Pediatric Ocular Injury

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