Katie O'Donnell MD

Katherine O'Donnell, MD

Associate Clinical Chief, Children's Hospital Inpatient Services (CHIPS); Associate Clerkship Director, HMS Pediatrics Clerskship; Assistant in Medicine

Instructor in Pediatrics - Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7054
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Medical Services


  • Toxicology
  • Hospital Medicine


  • Medicine


  • Children's Hospital Inpatient Service (CHIPS)
  • Medical Toxicology Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7054

Experience and Education


Medical School

Dartmouth Medical School, 2003

Hanover, NH


Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center , 2004

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, 2006

Boston, MA

Chief Resident, Pediatrics

Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, 2007

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Medical Toxicology

Harvard Area Medical Toxicology Fellowship, 2009

Boston, MA



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  1. O'Donnell KA. Pediatric Toxicology: Household Product Ingestions. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Dec 01; 46(12):e449-e453.
  2. Khan A, Coffey M, Litterer KP, Baird JD, Furtak SL, Garcia BM, Ashland MA, Calaman S, Kuzma NC, O'Toole JK, Patel A, Rosenbluth G, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Good BP, Hepps JH, Dalal AK, Lipsitz SR, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Srivastava R, Starmer AJ, Sectish TC, Spector ND, West DC, Landrigan CP, Allair BK, Alminde C, Alvarado-Little W, Atsatt M, Aylor ME, Bale JF, Balmer D, Barton KT, Beck C, Bismilla Z, Blankenburg RL, Chandler D, Choudhary A, Christensen E, Coghlan-McDonald S, Cole FS, Corless E, Cray S, Da Silva R, Dahale D, Dreyer B, Growdon AS, Gubler L, Guiot A, Harris R, Haskell H, Kocolas I, Kruvand E, Lane MM, Langrish K, Ledford CJW, Lewis K, Lopreiato JO, Maloney CG, Mangan A, Markle P, Mendoza F, Micalizzi DA, Mittal V, Obermeyer M, O'Donnell KA, Ottolini M, Patel SJ, Pickler R, Rogers JE, Sanders LM, Sauder K, Shah SS, Sharma M, Simpkin A, Subramony A, Thompson ED, Trueman L, Trujillo T, Turmelle MP, Warnick C, Welch C, White AJ, Wien MF, Winn AS, Wintch S, Wolf M, Yin HS, Yu CE. Families as Partners in Hospital Error and Adverse Event Surveillance. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Apr 01; 171(4):372-381.
  3. Toce MS, Burns MM, O'Donnell KA. Clinical effects of unintentional pediatric buprenorphine exposures: experience at a single tertiary care center. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Jan; 55(1):12-17.
  4. O'Donnell K, Mansbach JM, LoVecchio F, Cheng J, Piedra PA, Clark S, Sullivan AF, Camargo CA. Use of Cough and Cold Medications in Severe Bronchiolitis before and after a Health Advisory Warning against Their Use. J Pediatr. 2015 Jul; 167(1):196-8.e1-2.
  5. Pennestri MH, Moss E, O'Donnell K, Lecompte V, Bouvette-Turcot AA, Atkinson L, Minde K, Gruber R, Fleming AS, Meaney MJ, Gaudreau H. Establishment and consolidation of the sleep-wake cycle as a function of attachment pattern. Attach Hum Dev. 2015; 17(1):23-42.
  6. O'Donnell KA, Gaudreau H, Colalillo S, Steiner M, Atkinson L, Moss E, Goldberg S, Karama S, Matthews SG, Lydon JE, Silveira PP, Wazana AD, Levitan RD, Sokolowski MB, Kennedy JL, Fleming A, Meaney MJ. The maternal adversity, vulnerability and neurodevelopment project: theory and methodology. Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Sep; 59(9):497-508.
  7. O'Donnell KA, Ewald MB. Huffing and puffing to lose weight. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Sep; 25(9):605-7.
  8. George M, Al-Duaij N, O'Donnell KA, Shannon MW. Obtundation and seizure following ondansetron overdose in an infant. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2008 Dec; 46(10):1064-6.
  9. Geidet, R, O'Donnell,K. 2 year old with Altered Mental Status - Matthew. www.clippcases.org. 2003.
  10. Weinger K, O'Donnell KA, Ritholz MD. Adolescent views of diabetes-related parent conflict and support: a focus group analysis. J Adolesc Health. 2001 Nov; 29(5):330-6.
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  12. Weinger, K, O'Donnell, KA, Jacob, K. Barriers to Diabetes Treatment Adherence. Diabetes. 1999; 48 (SUPPLEMENT) :A318.
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