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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Shah's research focuses on identifying clinical predictors of pneumonia in the pediatric population. The findings of her studies have provided clinicians with accurate predictors of pneumonia and have helped guide judicious use of chest radiography. Most recently, she conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association to determine clinical factors associated with the diagnosis of pneumonia in children.

Researcher | Research Background

Sonal Shah graduated with an both MD and MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2001. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. Additionally, she completed a one year research fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. She returned to the faculty of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital in 2012.

Researcher | Publications