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Current Scholar Awards and Accomplishments

Mana Golzari (Penn CSP), Kuo A. Health care utilization barriers for youth post-detention. International
Journal of Adolescent Health & Medicine. (in press)

Current Scholar Publications and Press

Kathy Auger (Michigan CSP), Kahn RS, Davis MM, Beck AF, Simmons JM. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):64-700. Doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1055. Epub 2012 Dec 10.

Elizabeth Barnert (UCLA CSP), Himelstein, S, Herbert, S, Garcia- Romeu, A, Chamberlin, L. “Exploring an Intensive Meditation Intervention for Incarcerated Youth.” Accepted: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (in press).

Hiu-fai Fong (Penn CSP), Christian CW. Child neglect for the primary care pediatrician. Pediatric Annals 2012;41(12):1-5.

Shreya Kangovi (Penn CSP VA Scholar) Edwards, M., Woloszynek, S., Mitra, N., Feldman H., Kaplan, B. Meyers, K. Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors in pediatric focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Pediatric Nephrology. 2011 Nov 25.

Alumni Awards and Accomplishments

Rebekah Gee (Penn CSP 06-09)

  • received the 2012 Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) State Leadership Award.

  • received a 3 year grant from the Kellogg foundation to make New Orleans one of four national “Best Babies Zone” national sites—a model based on Jeffrey Canada and other’s place based work with the goal of reducing prematurity and infant mortality.

  • was invited by Editors of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists known as “The Green Journal,” to be the lead expert on health policy for a year’s worth of columns. This is the first time the journal, the leading source of professional information for obstetricians and gynecologists in the US, has devoted this much space for a single author “expert.” Gee’s Health Policy in Practice series, is designed to help physicians clearly understand and anticipate changes to the practice of medicine through health care reform proposals in order to successfully navigate and them.

Anisha Patel (UCLA CSP 06-09), a practicing general pediatrician at University of California-San Francisco was recently awarded the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Achievement Award.

Alumni Publication and Press

Andrea Gottsegen Asnes, MD, MSW (Yale CSP 2001-2003), currently an assistant professor in Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, speaks about her research career in child abuse pediatrics, influence of the CSP on her career, and current collaboration with pediatric trauma surgeon and alumnus Brendan Campbell MD (Michigan CSP 2000-2002) in the RWJF Human Capital Blog.

Rebekah Gee (Penn CSP 06-09) discusses healthier moms, healthier babies with the RWFJ in honor of National Women's Health Week" May 13-19.

Lorraine Kelley-Quon (UCLA CSP 10-12)

  • was featured in the Huffington Post. October 20, 2012.

  • was featured in WebMD. October 20, 2012.

  • was featured in TIME magazine. The article highlighted findings in her study “Congenital Malformations Associated with Assisted Reproductive Technology: A California Statewide Analysis.” October 22, 2012.

  • was featured in USA Today. October 22, 2012.

  • was featured in CBS News. October 22, 2012.

  • was featured in ABC News. October 22, 2012.

  • was featured in MedScape. October 22, 2012.

  • "Congenital Malformations Associated with Assisted Reproductive Technology: A California Statewide Analysis." Accepted: Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

  • Tseng CH, Jen HC, Lee SL, Shew SB. “Hospital type as a metric for racial disparities in pediatric appendicitis.” J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jan;216(1):74-82. Epub 2012 Nov 22. PMID: 23177269.

  • Jen HC, Ziring DA, Gupta N, Kirschner BS, Ferry GD, Cohen SA, Winter HS, Heyman MB, Gold BD, Shew SB. “Predictors of proctocolectomy in children with ulcerative colitis.” J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Nov;55(5):534-40. PMID: 22684351.

  • Tseng CH, Jen HC, Ziring DA, Shew SB. “Postoperative complications and health care use in children undergoing surgery for ulcerative colitis.” J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Nov;47(11):2063-70. PMID: 23163999.

  • Tseng CH, Jen HC, Shew SB. “Hospital type predicts surgical complications for infants with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.” Am Surg. 2012 Oct;78(10):1079-82. PMID: 23025945.

  • Tseng CH, Scott A, Jen HC, Calkins KL, Shew SB. “Does hospital transfer predict mortality in very low birth weight infants requiring surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis?” Surgery. 2012 Sep;152(3):337-43. Epub 2012 Jul 6. PMID: 22770955.

  • was featured in US News. October 20, 2012.

A current scholar and recent alum, Katherine Neuhausen (UCLA CSP) and Stephen Patrick (Michigan CSP 10-12), will have articles published in August's Health Affairs issue.

Dr. Patrick- "Increase In Federal Match Associated With Significant Gains In Coverage For Children Through Medicaid And CHIP"

Dr. Neuhausen- "Integrating Community Health Centers into Organized Delivery Systems Can Improve Access to Subspecialty Care"

Des Runyan (RWJF CSP National Program Director and UNC CSP Alumnus) discusses an RWJF grant awarded in its first year of existence 1972 that jumpstarted research in child abuse pediatrics. Hyu-Fai Fong (Penn CSP 12-14) provides her insights on current research as well.

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