MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio , 1997 , San Antonio , TX

Internship

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 1998 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2000 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2004 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Lee PY, Platt CD, Weeks S, Grace RF, Maher G, Gauthier K, Devana S, Vitali S, Randolph AG, McDonald DR, Geha RS, Chou J. Immune dysregulation and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) in individuals with haploinsufficiency of SOCS1. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Aug 25. View abstract
  2. Spyropoulos F, Vitali SH, Touma M, Rose CD, Petty CR, Levy P, Kourembanas S, Christou H. Echocardiographic markers of pulmonary hemodynamics and right ventricular hypertrophy in rat models of pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2020 Apr-Jun; 10(2):2045894020910976. View abstract
  3. O'Halloran CP, Andren KG, Mecklosky J, Larsen S, Brediger S, Vitali S, Zalieckas JM, Fynn-Thompson F, Thiagarajan RR, Alexander PMA. Mortality and Factors Associated With Hemorrhage During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 01; 21(1):75-81. View abstract
  4. Vitali SH, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Nadkarni J, Kwong A, Rose C, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S. Heme oxygenase-1 dampens the macrophage sterile inflammasome response and regulates its components in the hypoxic lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2020 01 01; 318(1):L125-L134. View abstract
  5. Madenci AL, Baer HJ, Vitali SH, Zalieckas JM, Arnold JH, Weldon CB. Time versus treatment: interpreting longitudinal data analysis of treprostinil. J Pediatr. 2019 03; 206:304-305. View abstract
  6. Vitali SH. CrossTalk opposing view: The mouse SuHx model is not a good model of pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Physiol. 2019 02; 597(4):979-981. View abstract
  7. Vitali SH. Rebuttal from Sally H. Vitali. J Physiol. 2019 02; 597(4):985. View abstract
  8. Willis GR, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Anastas J, Vitali SH, Liu X, Ericsson M, Kwong A, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S. Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Exosomes Ameliorate Experimental Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Restore Lung Function through Macrophage Immunomodulation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 01 01; 197(1):104-116. View abstract
  9. Liu F, Haeger CM, Dieffenbach PB, Sicard D, Chrobak I, Coronata AM, Suárez Velandia MM, Vitali S, Colas RA, Norris PC, Marinkovic A, Liu X, Ma J, Rose CD, Lee SJ, Comhair SA, Erzurum SC, McDonald JD, Serhan CN, Walsh SR, Tschumperlin DJ, Fredenburgh LE. Distal vessel stiffening is an early and pivotal mechanobiological regulator of vascular remodeling and pulmonary hypertension. JCI Insight. 2016 Jun 02; 1(8). View abstract
  10. Vitali SH, Burns J. Bereaved Parents' Decisions About Organ Donation: Known Knowns and Known Unknowns. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 16(9):879-80. View abstract
  11. Tasker RC, Vitali SH. Continuous infusion, general anesthesia and other intensive care treatment for uncontrolled status epilepticus. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 26(6):682-9. View abstract
  12. Vitali SH, Hansmann G, Rose C, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Scheid A, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S. The Sugen 5416/hypoxia mouse model of pulmonary hypertension revisited: long-term follow-up. Pulm Circ. 2014 Dec; 4(4):619-29. View abstract
  13. Wolf GK, Gómez-Laberge C, Rettig JS, Vargas SO, Smallwood CD, Prabhu SP, Vitali SH, Zurakowski D, Arnold JH. Mechanical ventilation guided by electrical impedance tomography in experimental acute lung injury. Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 41(5):1296-304. View abstract
  14. Lee C, Mitsialis SA, Aslam M, Vitali SH, Vergadi E, Konstantinou G, Sdrimas K, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Kourembanas S. Exosomes mediate the cytoprotective action of mesenchymal stromal cells on hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Circulation. 2012 Nov 27; 126(22):2601-11. View abstract
  15. Hansmann G, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Aslam M, Vitali SH, Martin T, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S. Mesenchymal stem cell-mediated reversal of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and associated pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2012 Apr-Jun; 2(2):170-81. View abstract
  16. Christou H, Reslan OM, Mam V, Tanbe AF, Vitali SH, Touma M, Arons E, Mitsialis SA, Kourembanas S, Khalil RA. Improved pulmonary vascular reactivity and decreased hypertrophic remodeling during nonhypercapnic acidosis in experimental pulmonary hypertension. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2012 May 01; 302(9):L875-90. View abstract
  17. Mam V, Tanbe AF, Vitali SH, Arons E, Christou HA, Khalil RA. Impaired vasoconstriction and nitric oxide-mediated relaxation in pulmonary arteries of hypoxia- and monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertensive rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2010 Feb; 332(2):455-62. View abstract
  18. Vitali SH, Mitsialis SA, Liang OD, Liu X, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Christou H, Wu X, McGowan FX, Kourembanas S. Divergent cardiopulmonary actions of heme oxygenase enzymatic products in chronic hypoxia. PLoS One. 2009 Jun 19; 4(6):e5978. View abstract
  19. Vitali SH, Mitsialis SA, Christou H, Fernandez-Gonzalez A, Liu X, Kourembanas S. Mechanisms of heme oxygenase-1-mediated cardiac and pulmonary vascular protection in chronic hypoxia: roles of carbon monoxide and bilirubin. Chest. 2005 Dec; 128(6 Suppl):578S-579S. View abstract
  20. Vitali SH, Randolph AG. Assessing the quality of case-control association studies on the genetic basis of sepsis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 May; 6(3 Suppl):S74-7. View abstract
  21. Dahmer MK, Randolph A, Vitali S, Quasney MW. Genetic polymorphisms in sepsis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 May; 6(3 Suppl):S61-73. View abstract
  22. Vitali SH Camerota AJ Arnold JH. Anesthesia and Analgesia in the Neonate. Avery’s Neonatology, Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn, MacDonald MG, Seshia MMK, Mullett MD (eds.). 2005. View abstract
  23. Vitali SH, Arnold JH. Bench-to-bedside review: Ventilator strategies to reduce lung injury -- lessons from pediatric and neonatal intensive care. Crit Care. 2005 Apr; 9(2):177-83. View abstract
  24. Meyer, Elaine Browning, David Truog, Robert. Program to Enhance Relational and Communication Skills--Video. 2004. View abstract
  25. Vitali SH Mitsialis SA Christou H Liu X Kourembanas S. . Mechanisms of HO-1-mediated cardiac and pulmonary vascular protection in hypoxia. Pediatric Research. 2004. View abstract
  26. Zoghbi HY, Jodice C, Sandkuijl LA, Kwiatkowski TJ, McCall AE, Huntoon SA, Lulli P, Spadaro M, Litt M, Cann HM, et al. The gene for autosomal dominant spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA1) maps telomeric to the HLA complex and is closely linked to the D6S89 locus in three large kindreds. Am J Hum Genet. 1991 Jul; 49(1):23-30. View abstract