Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD, MPH, FCCM

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography

Jennifer A. Muszynski, MD, MPH, FCCM is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is the associate program director for research for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program.

Dr. Muszynski’s primary area of research focuses on the immunobiology of pediatric critical illness and effects of blood product transfusion. She is the Chair of the Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet) subgroup of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) research network. Her ongoing clinical and translational studies are aimed at dissecting complex interactions between host immune cell function, inflammation, blood product transfusion, and clinical outcomes in children with sepsis, trauma, acute lung injury and multiple organ dysfunction.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Silver Snapshot Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2018
  • Star Research Achievement Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016
  • Young Investigator Coaching Program Award, Society for Pediatric Research, 2013
  • Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2011
  • Fellow Clinical/Translational Publication Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2011
  • Clinical Research Award, Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, 2010
  • Chair, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), 2021 - Present
  • North American Representative, World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies Research Consortia Working Group, 2020 - Present
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Representative, International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines, 2020 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine, 2019 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Pediatric ECMO Anticoagulation Consensus Conferences (PEACE), 2019 - Present
  • Liaison to the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative – Control and Avoidance of Bleeding (TAXI-CAB), 2019 - Present
  • Member, AABB, 2017 - Present
  • Member, Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, 2017 - Present
  • Scientific Committee Member, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI), 2017 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Hematology Group, Pediatric Organ Dysfunction Information Update Mandate (PODIUM), 2017 - Present
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research, 2015 - Present
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2007 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2007

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2011
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2007
Medical School Medical College of Ohio at Toledo Date Completed: 06/04/2004
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Pediatrics