EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Bowdoin College , 1998 , Brunswick , ME

Graduate Degree

  • Boston University School of Public Health , 2005 , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Boston University School of Medicine , 2005 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2008 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2011 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Overlapping Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux and Aspiration Highlight the Limitations of Validated Questionnaires. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 03 01; 72(3):372-377. View abstract
  2. A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Aspirating Patients. Pediatrics. 2020 02; 145(2). View abstract
  3. Association of Proton Pump Inhibitors With Hospitalization Risk in Children With Oropharyngeal Dysphagia. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 12 01; 144(12):1116-1124. View abstract
  4. Preoperative Evaluation Is Not Predictive of Transpyloric Feeding Conversion in Gastrostomy-dependent Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Jun; 66(6):887-892. View abstract
  5. Are We Using Abdominal Radiographs Appropriately in the Management of Pediatric Constipation? J Pediatr. 2017 12; 191:179-183. View abstract
  6. Primary laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy tubes as a feeding modality in the pediatric population. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Sep; 52(9):1421-1425. View abstract
  7. Oral Feeding Reduces Hospitalizations Compared with Gastrostomy Feeding in Infants and Children Who Aspirate. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 170:79-84. View abstract
  8. Advances in Pediatric Gastrostomy Placement. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2016 Jan; 26(1):169-85. View abstract
  9. Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy Tube Placement in Infants with Congenital Cardiac Disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Dec; 25(12):1047-50. View abstract
  10. Risk factors for complications in infants and children with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes. J Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 166(6):1514-9.e1. View abstract
  11. Rates of medical errors and preventable adverse events among hospitalized children following implementation of a resident handoff bundle. JAMA. 2013 Dec 04; 310(21):2262-70. View abstract
  12. Long-term outcomes of infants and children undergoing percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy tube placement. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Nov; 57(5):663-7. View abstract
  13. Answering questions on call: pediatric resident physicians' use of handoffs and other resources. J Hosp Med. 2013 Jun; 8(6):328-33. View abstract
  14. Patient handoffs: pediatric resident experiences and lessons learned. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Jan; 50(1):57-63. View abstract
  15. Survey assessment of Resident Written and Verbal Inpatient Sign-out systems. [In preparation]. 2008. View abstract
  16. Visual performance of horseshoe crabs: role of underwater lighting. Biol Bull. 1997 Oct; 193(2):205-7. View abstract
  17. Histamine: putative transmitter for lateral inhibition in Limulus eye. Biol Bull. 1997 Oct; 193(2):203-5. View abstract