Dr. Lise Nigrovic’s research focus has been in the study of meningeal infections as well as the radiologic evaluation after blunt trauma for children admitted to the emergency department. Her significant research contributions include the development and multi-center validation of a clinical prediction model to distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis as well as the impact of observation on the rate of cranial CT for children with minor blunt head trauma. She serves as the site principal investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Applied Research Network (PECARN). In this role, she has coordinated multiple clinical research studies in the area of trauma, infections and patient safety and Chairs the Protocol Development Committee.
About Lise Nigrovic:
Lise Nigrovic received her MD in Medicine from Harvard Medical School and, soon after, her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency and clinical fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine with Boston Children's Hospital. Her pediatric fellowship was completed around the same time with Harvard Medical School.
- Hines, E. M., L. E. Nigrovic, et al. (2012). "Adjustment of cerebrospinal fluid protein for red blood cells in neonates and young infants." J Hosp Med.
- Nigrovic, L. E., A. A. Kimia, et al. (2012). "Relationship between cerebrospinal fluid glucose and serum glucose." New England Journal of Medicine 366(6): 576-578.
- Cohn, K. A., A. D. Thompson, et al. (2012). "Validation of a clinical prediction rule to distinguish Lyme meningitis from aseptic meningitis." Pediatrics 129(1): e46-53.
- Nigrovic, L. E., L. K. Lee, et al. (2011). "Prevalence of Clinically Important Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children With Minor Blunt Head Trauma and Isolated Severe Injury Mechanisms." Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.