Rebekah Mannix, MD, MPH

Associate Physician in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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  • Fax: 617-730-0335

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

Departments

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
  • Emergency Medicine
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Experience and Education

Education

Fellowship, Emergency Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital, 2003-2005

Boston, MA

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 2009

Boston, MA

Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1999

Worcester, MA

Residency, Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital , 1999-2002

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Publications

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  1. Shah S, Bourgeois F, Mannix R, Nelson K, Bachur R, Neuman MI. Emergency Department Management of Febrile Respiratory Illness in Children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jul; 32(7):429-34.
  2. Mannix R, Meehan WP, Pascual-Leone A. Sports-related concussions - media, science and policy. Nat Rev Neurol. 2016 Aug; 12(8):486-90.
  3. Monuteaux MC, Mannix R, Fleegler EW, Lee LK. Predictors and Outcomes of Pediatric Firearm Injuries Treated in the Emergency Department: Differences by Mechanism of Intent. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 23(7):790-5.
  4. Howell DR, O'Brien MJ, Beasley MA, Mannix RC, Meehan WP. Initial somatic symptoms are associated with prolonged symptom duration following concussion in adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Sep; 105(9):e426-32.
  5. Silverberg ND, Mannix R, Iverson GL. Attribution of Concussion-Like Symptoms and History of Collision Sports Exposure-Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr 1; 170(4):400.
  6. Robinson S, Winer JL, Berkner J, Chan LA, Denson JL, Maxwell JR, Yang Y, Sillerud LO, Tasker RC, Meehan WP, Mannix R, Jantzie LL. Imaging and serum biomarkers reflecting the functional efficacy of extended erythropoietin treatment in rats following infantile traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 17(6):739-55.
  7. Howell DR, Mannix RC, Quinn B, Taylor JA, Tan CO, Meehan WP. Physical Activity Level and Symptom Duration Are Not Associated After Concussion. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4):1040-6.
  8. Iverson GL, Silverberg ND, Mannix R, Maxwell BA, Atkins JE, Zafonte R, Berkner PD. Factors Associated With Concussion-like Symptom Reporting in High School Athletes. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Dec 1; 169(12):1132-40.
  9. Dorney K, Kimia A, Hannon M, Hennelly K, Meehan WP, Proctor M, Mooney DP, Glotzbecker M, Mannix R. Outcomes of pediatric patients with persistent midline cervical spine tenderness and negative imaging result after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):822-7.
  10. Monuteaux MC, Bourgeois FT, Mannix R, Samnaliev M, Stack AM. Variation and Trends in Charges for Pediatric Care in Massachusetts Emergency Departments, 2000-2011. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Oct; 22(10):1164-71.
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  12. Lee LK, Farrell CA, Mannix R. Restraint use in motor vehicle crash fatalities in children 0 year to 9 years old. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep; 79(3 Suppl 1):S55-60.
  13. Meehan W, Mannix R, Zafonte R, Pascual-Leone A. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy and athletes. Neurology. 2015 Oct 27; 85(17):1504-11.
  14. Marin JR, Wang L, Winger DG, Mannix RC. Variation in Computed Tomography Imaging for Pediatric Injury-Related Emergency Visits. J Pediatr. 2015 Oct; 167(4):897-904.e3.
  15. Meehan WP, Taylor AM, Berkner P, Sandstrom NJ, Peluso MW, Kurtz MM, Pascual-Leone A, Mannix R. Division III Collision Sports Are Not Associated with Neurobehavioral Quality of Life. J Neurotrauma. 2016 Jan 15; 33(2):254-9.
  16. Kondo A, Shahpasand K, Mannix R, Qiu J, Moncaster J, Chen CH, Yao Y, Lin YM, Driver JA, Sun Y, Wei S, Luo ML, Albayram O, Huang P, Rotenberg A, Ryo A, Goldstein LE, Pascual-Leone A, McKee AC, Meehan W, Zhou XZ, Lu KP. Antibody against early driver of neurodegeneration cis P-tau blocks brain injury and tauopathy. Nature. 2015 Jul 23; 523(7561):431-6.
  17. Nigrovic LE, Stack AM, Mannix RC, Lyons TW, Samnaliev M, Bachur RG, Proctor MR. Quality Improvement Effort to Reduce Cranial CTs for Children With Minor Blunt Head Trauma. Pediatrics. 2015 Jul; 136(1):e227-33.
  18. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Burghardt LC, Fleegler EW, Nigrovic LE, Meehan WP, Schutzman SA, Mannix R. Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in States With Primary Versus Secondary Seat Belt Laws: A Time-Series Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Aug 4; 163(3):184-90.
  19. Monuteaux MC, Lee LK, Hemenway D, Mannix R, Fleegler EW. Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.: An Ecologic Study. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug; 49(2):207-14.
  20. Carman AJ, Ferguson R, Cantu R, Comstock RD, Dacks PA, DeKosky ST, Gandy S, Gilbert J, Gilliland C, Gioia G, Giza C, Greicius M, Hainline B, Hayes RL, Hendrix J, Jordan B, Kovach J, Lane RF, Mannix R, Murray T, Seifert T, Shineman DW, Warren E, Wilde E, Willard H, Fillit HM. Expert consensus document: Mind the gaps—advancing research into short-term and long-term neuropsychological outcomes of youth sports-related concussions. Nat Rev Neurol. 2015 Apr; 11(4):230-44.
  21. Meehan WP, Jordaan M, Prabhu SP, Carew L, Mannix RC, Proctor MR. Risk of athletes with Chiari malformations suffering catastrophic injuries during sports participation is low. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Mar; 25(2):133-7.
  22. Mannix R. Change of shift. The blanket. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 65(3):336.
  23. Meehan WP, Mannix R, Monuteaux MC, Stein CJ, Bachur RG. Early symptom burden predicts recovery after sport-related concussion. Neurology. 2014 Dec 9; 83(24):2204-10.
  24. Hannon M, Mannix R, Dorney K, Mooney D, Hennelly K. Pediatric cervical spine injury evaluation after blunt trauma: a clinical decision analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 65(3):239-47.
  25. Mannix R, Berglass J, Berkner J, Moleus P, Qiu J, Jantzie LL, Meehan WP, Stanley RM, Robinson S. Sex differences in the effect of progesterone after controlled cortical impact in adolescent mice: a preliminary study. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1337-41.
  26. Mannix R, Berglass J, Berkner J, Moleus P, Qiu J, Andrews N, Gunner G, Berglass L, Jantzie LL, Robinson S, Meehan WP. Chronic gliosis and behavioral deficits in mice following repetitive mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1342-50.
  27. Jantzie LL, Corbett CJ, Berglass J, Firl DJ, Flores J, Mannix R, Robinson S. Complex pattern of interaction between in utero hypoxia-ischemia and intra-amniotic inflammation disrupts brain development and motor function. J Neuroinflammation. 2014; 11:131.
  28. Kinnaman KA, Mannix RC, Comstock RD, Meehan WP. Management of pediatric patients with concussion by emergency medicine physicians. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jul; 30(7):458-61.
  29. Mannix R, Iverson GL, Maxwell B, Atkins JE, Zafonte R, Berkner PD. Multiple prior concussions are associated with symptoms in high school athletes. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2014 Jun; 1(6):433-8.
  30. Marin JR, Weaver MD, Yealy DM, Mannix RC. Trends in visits for traumatic brain injury to emergency departments in the United States. JAMA. 2014 May 14; 311(18):1917-9.
  31. Eisenberg MA, Meehan WP, Mannix R. Duration and course of post-concussive symptoms. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6):999-1006.
  32. Vinci SR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Cheng JK, Mannix RC, Gillman MW, de Ferranti SD. Cholesterol testing among children and adolescents during health visits. JAMA. 2014 May 7; 311(17):1804-7.
  33. Mannix R, Eisenberg M, Berry M, Meehan WP, Hayes RL. Serum biomarkers predict acute symptom burden in children after concussion: a preliminary study. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jun 1; 31(11):1072-5.
  34. Mannix R, Meehan WP, Feany M, Grant PE, Mandeville J, Kaplan DL, Whalen M. Genetic influences and neuropathological sequelae of repetitive brain injury. Reply. Ann Neurol. 2014 Apr; 75(4):618.
  35. Mannix R. A piece of my mind. What would you do, doctor? JAMA. 2014 Mar 5; 311(9):911-2.
  36. Hanson E, Stracciolini A, Mannix R, Meehan WP. Management and prevention of sport-related concussion. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Nov; 53(13):1221-30.
  37. Brown NJ, Mannix RC, O'Brien MJ, Gostine D, Collins MW, Meehan WP. Effect of cognitive activity level on duration of post-concussion symptoms. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):e299-304.
  38. Srinivasan S, Mannix R, Lee LK. Epidemiology of paediatric firearm injuries in the USA, 2001-2010. Arch Dis Child. 2014 Apr; 99(4):331-5.
  39. Pittsenbarger ZE, Mannix R. Trends in pediatric visits to the emergency department for psychiatric illnesses. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Jan; 21(1):25-30.
  40. Fleegler EW, Monuteaux M, Mannix R. Firearm legislation and gun-related fatalities--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Nov 25; 173(21):2011-2.
  41. Meehan WP, Mannix RC, O'Brien MJ, Collins MW. The prevalence of undiagnosed concussions in athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Sep; 23(5):339-42.
  42. Mannix R, Meehan WP, Mandeville J, Grant PE, Gray T, Berglass J, Zhang J, Bryant J, Rezaie S, Chung JY, Peters NV, Lee C, Tien LW, Kaplan DL, Feany M, Whalen M. Clinical correlates in an experimental model of repetitive mild brain injury. Ann Neurol. 2013 Jul; 74(1):65-75.
  43. Mannix R, Lee LK, Fleegler E. Red state blue state. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 20(8):858-9.
  44. Kinnaman KA, Mannix RC, Comstock RD, Meehan WP. Management strategies and medication use for treating paediatric patients with concussions. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Sep; 102(9):e424-8.
  45. Mannix R, O'Brien MJ, Meehan WP. The epidemiology of outpatient visits for minor head injury: 2005 to 2009. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jul; 73(1):129-34; discussion 134.
  46. Eisenberg MA, Andrea J, Meehan W, Mannix R. Time interval between concussions and symptom duration. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):8-17.
  47. Meehan WP, Lee LK, Fischer CM, Mannix RC. Bicycle helmet laws are associated with a lower fatality rate from bicycle-motor vehicle collisions. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):726-9.
  48. Fleegler EW, Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Hemenway D, Mannix R. Firearm legislation and firearm-related fatalities in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 13; 173(9):732-40.
  49. Meehan WP, Mannix R. A substantial proportion of life-threatening injuries are sport-related. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 May; 29(5):624-7.
  50. Meehan WP, Mannix RC, Stracciolini A, Elbin RJ, Collins MW. Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):721-5.
  51. Mannix R, Monuteaux MC, Schutzman SA, Meehan WP, Nigrovic LE, Neuman MI. Isolated skull fractures: trends in management in US pediatric emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 62(4):327-31.
  52. Mannix RC, Zhang J, Berglass J, Qui J, Whalen MJ. Beneficial effect of amyloid beta after controlled cortical impact. Brain Inj. 2013 Jun; 27(6):743-8.
  53. Mannix R, Chiang V. Uncomfortable. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 20(3):325-6.
  54. Guerriero RM, Proctor MR, Mannix R, Meehan WP. Epidemiology, trends, assessment and management of sport-related concussion in United States high schools. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 24(6):696-701.
  55. Mannix R, Fleegler E, Meehan WP, Schutzman SA, Hennelly K, Nigrovic L, Lee LK. Booster seat laws and fatalities in children 4 to 7 years of age. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6):996-1002.
  56. Meehan WP, Zhang J, Mannix R, Whalen MJ. Increasing recovery time between injuries improves cognitive outcome after repetitive mild concussive brain injuries in mice. Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct; 71(4):885-91.
  57. Hennelly KE, Mannix R, Nigrovic LE, Lee LK, Thompson KM, Monuteaux MC, Proctor M, Schutzman S. Pediatric traumatic brain injury and radiation risks: a clinical decision analysis. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb; 162(2):392-7.
  58. Mannix R. A compassionate care checklist. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 19(8):992.
  59. Mannix R, Stack AM, Chiang V. Insurance status and the care of adult patients 19 to 64 years of age visiting the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 19(7):808-15.
  60. Mannix RC, Whalen MJ. Traumatic brain injury, microglia, and Beta amyloid. Int J Alzheimers Dis. 2012; 2012:608732.
  61. Mannix R, Chiang V, Stack AM. Insurance status and the care of children in the emergency department. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep; 161(3):536-541.e3.
  62. Hryhorczuk AL, Mannix RC, Taylor GA. Pediatric abdominal pain: use of imaging in the emergency department in the United States from 1999 to 2007. Radiology. 2012 Jun; 263(3):778-85.
  63. Mannix RC, Zhang J, Park J, Lee C, Whalen MJ. Detrimental effect of genetic inhibition of B-site APP-cleaving enzyme 1 on functional outcome after controlled cortical impact in young adult mice. J Neurotrauma. 2011 Sep; 28(9):1855-61.
  64. Mannix R, Nigrovic LE, Schutzman SA, Hennelly K, Bourgeois FT, Meehan WP, Fleisher G, Monuteaux M, Lee LK. Factors associated with the use of cervical spine computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 18(9):905-11.
  65. Mannix R, Meehan WP, Monuteaux MC, Bachur RG. Computed tomography for minor head injury: variation and trends in major United States pediatric emergency departments. J Pediatr. 2012 Jan; 160(1):136-9.e1.
  66. Meehan WP, Mannix R. Pediatric concussions in United States emergency departments in the years 2002 to 2006. J Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 157(6):889-93.
  67. Mannix R, Bourgeois FT, Schutzman SA, Bernstein A, Lee LK. Neuroimaging for pediatric head trauma: do patient and hospital characteristics influence who gets imaged? Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 17(7):694-700.
  68. Mannix RC, Zhang J, Park J, Zhang X, Bilal K, Walker K, Tanzi RE, Tesco G, Whalen MJ. Age-dependent effect of apolipoprotein E4 on functional outcome after controlled cortical impact in mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Jan; 31(1):351-61.
  69. Thompson A, Mannix R, Bachur R. Acute pediatric monoarticular arthritis: distinguishing lyme arthritis from other etiologies. Pediatrics. 2009 Mar; 123(3):959-65.
  70. Mannix R. Acetaminophen. 2008.
  71. Rebekah Mannix, Marybeth Son. Rheumatologic Emergencies. Essential of Emergency Medicine. Richard V. Aghababian, ED. 2008.
  72. Rebekah Mannix, Michael Shannon. Poisoning in Children with Unique Metabolism. Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose. 2007.
  73. Rebekah Mannix, Michele Burns. Over-the-Counter Medications / Diabetic Agents. Zaoutis L, Chiang VW, eds. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. 2007.
  74. Mannix R, Bachur R. Status asthmaticus in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007 Jun; 19(3):281-7.
  75. Mannix R, Tan ML, Wright R, Baskin M. Acute pediatric rhabdomyolysis: causes and rates of renal failure. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):2119-25.
  76. Shin AY, Almond CS, Mannix RC, Duncan CN, Son MB, McLauchlan HM, Kanaan UB, Litzow JM, Riney PS, Trenor CC, Fortescue EB, Vinci RJ, Greenes DS. The Boston Marathon Study: a novel approach to research during residency. Pediatrics. 2006 May; 117(5):1818-22.
  77. Almond CS, Shin AY, Fortescue EB, Mannix RC, Wypij D, Binstadt BA, Duncan CN, Olson DP, Salerno AE, Newburger JW, Greenes DS. Hyponatremia among runners in the Boston Marathon. N Engl J Med. 2005 Apr 14; 352(15):1550-6.
  78. Rebekah Mannix, Michele Burns. Airway Management in the Poisoned Child.Erickson T, Ahrens W, Aks S, Baum CR and Ling L (eds). Pediatric Toxicology: Diagnosis and Management of the Poisoned Child. 2004; (2004):84-88.
  79. Tan M, Mannix R, Baskin M. PAS Poster Presentation: Etiology and Rate of Acute Renal Failure in Pediatric Rhabdomyolysis. 2004.
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