Karen McAlmon, MD

Assistant in Medicine; Director, Boston Children's Hospital Neonatal Network; Director, Special Care Nursery, Winchester Hospital

Instructor in Pediatrics

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Medical Services


  • Newborn Medicine


  • Medicine
  • Newborn Medicine


  • Community Newborn Medicine
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1983

Boston, MA


Joint Program in Neonatology - Harvard Medical School, 1986-1989

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital, 1983-1984

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital, 1984-1986

Boston, MA


  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Ramocki MB, Bartnik M, Szafranski P, Kolodziejska KE, Xia Z, Bravo J, Miller GS, Rodriguez DL, Williams CA, Bader PI, Szczepanik E, Mazurczak T, Antczak-Marach D, Coldwell JG, Akman CI, McAlmon K, Cohen MP, McGrath J, Roeder E, Mueller J, Kang SH, Bacino CA, Patel A, Bocian E, Shaw CA, Cheung SW, Mazurczak T, Stankiewicz P. Recurrent distal 7q11.23 deletion including HIP1 and YWHAG identified in patients with intellectual disabilities, epilepsy, and neurobehavioral problems. Am J Hum Genet. 2010 Dec 10; 87(6):857-65.
  2. Blackwell MT, Eichenwald EC, McAlmon K, Petit K, Linton PT, McCormick MC, Richardson DK. Interneonatal intensive care unit variation in growth rates and feeding practices in healthy moderately premature infants. J Perinatol. 2005 Jul; 25(7):478-85.
  3. Sun D, Mcalmon KR, Davies JA, Bernfield M, Hay ED. Simultaneous loss of expression of syndecan-1 and E-cadherin in the embryonic palate during epithelial-mesenchymal transformation. Int J Dev Biol. 1998 Jul; 42(5):733-6.
  4. Rishi A, Hatzis D, McAlmon K, Floros J. An allelic variant of the 6A gene for human surfactant protein A. Am J Physiol. 1992 May; 262(5 Pt 1):L566-73.
  5. McAlmon KR. Matrix receptors and development. Semin Perinatol. 1992 Apr; 16(2):90-6.
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