The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

Department of Pediatrics 2018 Annual Report

Honors and Publications

Adena Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, and Sarah Stein, MD, with patient Cassandra Rose Brown

Academic Pediatrics

Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

Cancer

Cardiology

Critical Care

Dermatology

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Education

  • Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, is the 2019 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Gold Foundation.
  • Nicole Hamp, MD, received the Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Alisa McQueen, MD, and S. Margaret Paik, MD, published “Illustrated Clinical Cases” in the 2019 Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2nd Edition).
  • Nicola Orlov, MD, was the 2018 Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award nominee, and was selected to join the Association of Pediatric Program Directors 2018-2019 Leadership in Educational Academic Development Cohort.
  • Thea Stranger-Najjar was selected to the Coordinator Advisory Group of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Endocrinology

  • Graeme Bell, PhD, is the principal investigator for the Diabetes Research and Training Center, which is a Chicago-wide NIH P30 grant based at the University of Chicago.
  • Rochelle Naylor, MD, was awarded an NIH K08 grant to develop a personalized genetic medicine approach for patients with maturity-onset diabetes of the young in a multi-ethnic population.
  • Katie O’Sullivan, MD, was named co-chair of the Pediatric Endocrine Society Education Committee Subcommittee for Resident and Medical Student Education.
  • Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, is the principal investigator on a new large multi-center NIH U54 grant called “Center for Identification and Study of Individuals with Atypical Diabetes Mellitus.”
  • Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, was named president-elect for science and medicine of the American Diabetes Association and was a recipient of the Order of Lincoln, Illinois' highest award for professional achievement and public service.

Gastronterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Infectious Diseases

Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Neonatology

Nephrology

Neurology

Rheumatology

  • Cuoghi Edens, MD, who joined Comer Children’s in 2018, is board certified in both adult and pediatric rheumatology with a special interest in transition and young adults with rheumatologic conditions.
  • Linda Wagner-Weiner, MD, MS, is a leader in a nationwide effort to develop consensus treatment plans for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis in children, a rare but serious rheumatologic disease.
  • UChicago Medicine Comer Children's received funding for a lupus clinic.

Surgical Partners

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