Areas of Research: My research focuses on comparative effectiveness in hospitalized children. This includes: RCT of azithromycin for children with asthma, retrospective database research, ibuprofen and acetaminophen use and quality improvement
Areas of Research: Infant nutrition, breastfeeding, human lactation, neonatal infection, maternal-infant interaction and attachment, neonatal intensive care outcome, medical ethical issues of neonatal care
Areas of Research: Role of culture in health and health outcomes; using mixed methods approaches to understand and reduce disparities in health outcomes; quality improvement methods and theories
Areas of Research: Behavioral interventions to improve asthma symptom perception and medication adherence in children and adults with asthma; psychological treatment of anxiety in patients with asthma; anxiety, depression, and food allergy.
Areas of Research: I am a pediatrician and bioethicist whose research focuses on perinatal and neonatal decision making, the limits of parental discretion in making health decisions for children, and research ethics.
Areas of Research: Evaluation and Integration of Point of Care Tests with particular interest and expertise in Molecular based Assays as well as the cost effectiveness and impact on clinical outcomes and workflow.
Areas of Research: HIV pathogenesis; TCR structure-function analysis; genetic programming of specific protective immune responses; genetic manipulation of transplanted beta cells to resist rejection