Pediatric Grand Rounds



November 14, 2018
Started from Papyrus and Now We’re Here: The 4,000 Year History of the Modern Medical Record
Lui Caleon, MD

November 7, 2018
Pediatric Lower Extremity Rotational and Angular Deformities & Common Pediatric Orthopedic Injuries
Dominic Gargiulo

October 31, 2018
Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood: Identifying Patients at Highest Risk
Pinar Gumus Balikcioglu, MD


October 24, 2018
Care of the Immigrant Child
Brittany Casey

October 17, 2018
Biliary Atresia: Failure is Not an Option
Kasper Wang


October 10, 2018
The Great Debate: Finding an Evidence-based Approach to Bronchiolitis Management
Jordan Lim

October 3, 2018
Well Rounded: New Evidence and Innovative Ideas for Family Centered Rounds
Amanda Messer & Chelsey

September 19, 2018
The Changing Demographics of New Orleans: Updates on Central American Immigrant and Refugee Children
Kimberly Mukerjee, MD

August 15, 2018
Maternal Experiences in Louisiana: Quantitative and Qualitative Data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
Rosaria Trichilo, MPH

August 29, 2018
Literacy and Its Lasting Impact on Children
Daniel Waldman, MD

August 8, 2018
What Should We Know About Pediatric Lipids?
Mahmoud Hamdan, MD

August 1, 2018
Medical Student Education - Questioning the System
Amy Creel, MD




June 13, 2018
Trends in Teen Pregnancy and Parenting
S. Amanda Dumas, MD, MSc


May 30, 2018
Why Consult Palliative Care in a Patient Who is Not Dying?
Cori A. Morrison, MD


May 23, 2018
My Personal Experience in International Medicine
Stephanie Graebert, MD


May 16, 2018
Atrial Septal Defect: Do We Close It by Surgery or Device?
Kiran K. Mallula, MD, MS, FAAP, FACC, FSCAI


May 9, 2018
Get to the Chopper: An Exploration into the History, Physiology and Utility of Pediatric Transport Medicine
Courtney Cox, MD

April 25, 2018
Physician Wellness: How Well are We?
Jerussa Aita-Levy, MD, MPH


April 19, 2018
Food Allergy: A Burden That is More Than Skin Deep
Elizabeth Smith, MD


April 18, 2018
Every Breath You Take: Apnea, SIDS and the Home Monitor Debate
Christy Mumphrey, MD


April 11, 2018
Mind the Gap: Pediatric Transition to Adult Care
Shannon Palombo, MD


April 4, 2018
Kids These Days: The Opioid Pandemic and American Children
Timothy K. Brennan, MD, MPH
Director, Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s, Director, Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Vice President, Academic and Medical Affairs, The Addiction Medicine Foundation, New York


March 28, 2018
Influenza: Past, Present and Future
Brandi Ducote, MD


March 14, 2018
Why Are Our Kids Hungry?  A Look at Food Insecurity in the Pediatric Population
Rachel Herdes, DO


March 7, 2018
Donor Human Milk:  Indications, Banking and Ethics
Staci Olister, MD


February 28, 2018
Caring for the Child Athlete: Screening and Beyond
Ellis Landreneau, MD


February 21, 2018
Meet Me in a Land of Hope and Dreams: Reflections on 20 Years of Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


February 14, 2018
Asthma: Early Life Risk Factors in Children
Leah Nuss, MD


February 7, 2018
Substance Abuse Trends in Teens, Tweens, and Young Adults
Anna McFarlin, MD


January 31, 2018
Epilepsy Care Beyond Medications
Jeremy Toler, MD


January 24, 2018
The Pediatrician’s Guide to Adolescent Tattooing, Piercing and Body Modification
Samantha Harder, MD


January 10, 2018
Cord Blood: To Store or Not to Store?
Maerin Laskey, DO


December 13, 2017
Opioid Crisis and Pediatric Considerations
Nathan Epps, MD


December 6, 2017
Why Breastfeeding: Provider Education
Lisa Credo, MD, Physician Educator


November 29, 2017
Providing Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Services for the Adolescent Patient and REAL Program Update
Ryan Pasternak, MD, MPH


November 22, 2017
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): New Concerns in Youth Tobacco Use
Rahul Kamat, MD


November 15, 2017
Past, Present and Future of Pediatric Echocardiography
Norman Silverman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine, Honorary Faculty Emeritus, Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center


November 8, 2017
Late-Breaking News: Pediatric Hospitalist Edition
Erika Anson, MD


November 1, 2017
Accreditation and Certification: Tools or Barriers to Child Health?
R. Franklin Trimm, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama and Association of Pediatric Program Directors, President, Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO) Board of Directors and American Board of Pediatrics, Education and Training Committee


October 25, 2017
The Impact of Media on Childhood Development
Amber Severio, MD


October 18, 2017
Having No Fat Is Not Always Good
Dania Felipe, MD


October 11, 2017
An Overview of Adoption Medicine
Madeline Lemoine, MD


October 4, 2017
Non-Invasive Ventilation in the Pediatric ICU
Nihal Godiwala, MD


September 27, 2017
The Influence of Media on Adolescent Sexuality
Cameron Diaz, MD


September 20, 2017
Developmental Screening and Surveillance: New Recommendations for Children in Louisiana
Susan Berry, MD, MPH


September 13, 2017
Child Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
Nikita Patel, MD


September 6, 2017
Bias in Medicine: Seeing Patients in an Age of Colorblindness
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc
Residency Program Director, Director of Medical Education and Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York


August 30, 2017
Update on ECMO
Richelle Monier, MD


August 23, 2017
Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatrics
Thomas Kazecki, MD


August 16, 2017
Zika Virus & Pregnancy
Stephen Champlin, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Clinical Faculty Member, East Jefferson General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program


August 2, 2017
Health Equity and Unconscious Bias:  Looking thru the Window and in the Mirror
Robert T. Maupin, Jr., MD, FACOG
Associate Dean, Diversity & Community Engagement, Warren C. Plauche’ Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine


July 26, 2017
ROME IV: Update on Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Paul Hyman, MD





June 21, 2017
Curating Your Digital Footprint: Using Social Media to Reach Patients, Parents and Peers
Rachel Dawkins, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Medical Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Clinic, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida


June 14, 2017
Mindfulness in Wellness and Illness
Jayashree Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Retired)
Division of Endocrinology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


June 7, 2017
hink Before You Trach!  Multidisciplinary Management of Neonatal Upper Airway Obstruction
Sohit Kanotra, MD


May 31, 2017
Multidisciplinary Management of Complex Pediatric Airway Disorders
Sohit Kanotra, MD


May 24, 2017
Preventing Pediatric Firearm Injuries
Jill Sutton, MD


May 17, 2017
anagement of Pediatric Head Trauma
Jerome Volk, MD


May 10, 2017
Safe Sleep Practices
Joanna Cross-Call Buckingham, MD


May 3, 2017
Health Reform in the Trump Era
Stephanie (Steffie) Woolhandler, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor, City University of New York School of Public Health
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York


April 26, 2017
Complications and Management of Multiples
Jenais Miller, MD


April 19, 2017
Mental Health Across the Educational Continuum: Challenges and Opportunities
Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
Associate Dean for Curriculum, Professor of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine


April 12, 2017
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth: What the Pediatrician Needs to Know
S. Jane Beck, MD


April 5, 2017
Death and Dying in the NICU
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


March 29, 2017
The Role of Social Determinants in Health Outcomes
S. Amanda Dumas, MD, MSc


March 22, 2017
Health Concerns of Immigrant Children in America
Diana Arriola, MD


March 15, 2017
Motivating the Learner
Maria Velez, MD and Pinki Prasad, MD, MPH


March 8, 2017
Procalcitonin and the Step-by-Step Algorithm in the Evaluation of the Febrile Infant
Joy Storm, MD


February 22, 2017
Children and New Media
David Swetland, MD


February 15, 2017
Advances in Craniofacial Surgery:  Distraction Osteogenesis and Virtual Surgical Planning
Gerhard S. Mundinger, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Craniofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, LSU Department of Surgery/Children’s Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans, LA


February 8, 2017
Advocacy and Policy: The Pediatrician’s Role
Kristin Lynch, DO, MS


February 1, 2017
Pediatric Nasal Obstruction
Celeste Gary, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, LSU Department of Otolaryngology

January 25, 2017
Parental Leave in the United States: What It Means for Babies, Mothers and Pediatricians
Mary Beth Hulin, MD, PhD


January 18, 2017
Increasing Access to Contraception for Teens
Valerie Williams, M.D.
Assistant Professor - Clinical Specialist
Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology


January 11, 2017
Acute Liver Failure
Patricio Arias, MD
Director of Pediatric Hepatology, Medical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplant, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of New Orleans


December 14, 2016
Protecting Our Youth from Cyberbullying
Vicky Ruleman, MD


December 7, 2016
Physician Well-Being in the 21st Century
Bryan G. Sibley, MD, FAAP, President, Louisiana Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics


November 30, 2016
Ataxia Telangiectasia: Pathogenesis and Potential Treatment Strategies
Shyamal Desai, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, LSUHSC, New Orleans


November 23, 2016
Newborn Screening and You:  Knowledge for the General Pediatrician
H. Alicia Daniels, MD


November 16, 2016
pplying Donabedian’s Quality of Care Model to Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Tina Patel Gunaldo, PhD, PT, DPT, MHS
Director, Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA


November 9, 2016
Patient Health Literacy: A National Issue
Isabel Remedios, MD


November 2, 2016
efractory Constipation Syndrome: An Update
Alejandro Flores, MD
Director, Ambulatory and Community Practice, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Chair, Clinical Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


October 26, 2016
Dazed and Confused: A Review of Concussions
Morgan Sims, MD


October 19, 2016
Quality and Safety in Hospital Systems
Murtuza Ali, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program Director and GME Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) Program Director, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA


October 12, 2016
The Great Debate: Rooming-In Versus Newborn Nursery
Rayne Faucheux, MD


October 5, 2016
Dental Considerations in Care for the Medically Compromised Patient
Suzanne E. Fournier, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Postgraduate Program Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, LSU School of Dentistry 


September 28, 2016
Sexting and Teens: Understanding the Developmental Implications and Legal Ramifications
Vincent Devlin, DO


September 21, 2016
Non-Surgical Correction of Infant Ear Deformities
Parker A. Velargo, MD, Fellowship Trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon, New Orleans, LA


September 14, 2016
he Growing Epidemic of Prescription Opioid Abuse
Sara Sussman, MD


September 7, 2016
Are Children With Congenital Heart Disease at Risk for Premature Vascular Aging?
Christian Lilje, MD


August 31, 2016
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Paulette Carter, MPH, LCSW, President and CEO, Children's Bureau of New Orleans and Roberta Vicari, MD, Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Director, Medical Student Clerkships, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center


August 24, 2016
Pediatric Cancer and Survivorship
Ellen Chang, MD


August 17, 2016
The Anticoagulant Protein, Protein S --- A New Therapeutic for Use in Adjunct Therapy of Hemophilia B?
Rinku Majumder, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry


August 10, 2016
Vaccinations: An Update in Current Trends
Phuong Dinh, MD


August 3, 2016
“Review of the Latest Science on Lead Toxicity, Revised State Testing and Reporting Requirements, and Updated Management Guidelines”Adrienne Katner, D.Env., M.S.
Principal Investigator, New Orleans Lead Exposure Assessment for Drinking Water Project
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans


July 27, 2016
Let the Tooth Be Told: Identifying Oral Health Needs for Our Child Patients
Kimberly K. Patterson, DDS, MS, Assistant Professor, Predoctoral Program Director, LSU Health School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA


July 20, 2016
National and Global Advances in Pediatric Education and Research in the 20th Century and the New Millennium by Leading Faculty of the LSU Department of Pediatrics
Alfonso Vargas, MD


July 13, 2016
Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  Does Diet Matter?
Bruno P. Chumpitazi, MD, MPH
Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Program, Texas Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas





June 22, 2016
Bone Marrow Failure in Children: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Novel Therapies
Fred Goldman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Division of Hematology Oncology, The Children’s Hospital of Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama


June 15, 2016
Neonatal Resuscitation Program: Past, Present and Future
Jessica Patrick - Esteve, MD


June 8, 2016
What's All the Confusion About?
Veronica Fabrizio, DO


June 1, 2016
Can HIV Infection be Cured?
Seth Pincus, MD


May 25, 2016
Preventative Care for Chronically Ill Adolescents
Brooke Dismukes, MD


May 18, 2016
Diabetes, Glycation and You
Stuart Chalew, MD


May 11, 2016
Infant Feeding Guidelines and New Trends
Ashley Stevens, MD


May 4, 2016
Neonatal Drug Withdrawal: A National Issue
Zeromeh Gerber, MD, Michelle Steinhardt, MD and Danielle Thompson, MD


April 27, 2016
Racial Disproportionalities in Child Welfare
Mallory Smith, MD


April 20, 2016
Long Active Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) in Youth and Young Adult Populations
Ryan Pasternak, MD, MPH and Deidra Pierre, APRN, FNP


April 13, 2016
HPV Vaccine:  What We Must Do and How We Can Do Better
Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Atlanta, GA 


April 6, 2016
Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health (ARH): Fostering Youth-Friendly Clinical Environments & Growing ARH Awareness
Ryan H. Pasternak, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division Head, Ambulatroy Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans


March 30, 2016
Drug Abuse in Pediatrics:  Clinical Implications, Prevention and Recent Trends
Teresa Backes, MD


March 23, 2016
When is Doing More Too Much? The Ethics of Modern Medicine
Justin Farge, MD
Pediatrics, PGY-3


March 16, 2016
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (Part II): Clinical Evaluation and Treatment
Raymond G. Watts, MD


March 9, 2016
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (Part I): Historical Perspectives and Pathophysiology
Raymond G. Watts, MD


March 2, 2016
Drowning and Near-Drowning in Children: Prevention, Treatment and Prognosis
Pamela Musacchia, MD


February 24, 2016
Health Supervision Exams for a Patient with Trisomy 21
G. Kyle Fulton, MD


February 17, 2016
Bronchiolitis:  Applying the AAP Guidelines to Your Patients
David Mills, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist, Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency, Medical University of South Carolina


February 10, 2016
All Terrain Vehicles: An Overview of Safety and Government Regulations
Lori Gautreaux, MD


February 3, 2016
From Primary Immunodeficiencies to Personalized Medicine
Ricardo Sorensen, MD


January 27, 2016
Pediatric Heart Failure
Kieran Leong, DO


January 20, 2016
Advances in Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery
David Yu, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Pediatric Surgery, LSUHSC


January 13, 2016
Epigenetics:  Not Your Parent’s Genome
David Clark, MD
Chairman of Pediatrics, Albany Medical College
Director of the Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center
Chair of the AAP Leadership Workgroup on Epigenetics
Albany, New York


January 6, 2016
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: An Unsolved Spectrum of Disorders
Emily Villar, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3


December 16, 2015
Autism and Fragile X Disorders and Targeted Treatments
Randi Hagerman, MD
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Endowed Chair in Fragile X Research
MIND Institute UC Davis Medical Center


December 9, 2015
A Case of Neonatal Renal Failure
Jonna Clark Marret, DO


November 25, 2015
When a Child Dies:  The Challenge of End-of-Life Care in Pediatrics
Michelle Mims, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3


November 18, 2015
Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of Sex Development - DSD
Peter Lee, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Former President of the Pediatric Endocrine Society


November 11, 2015
Recurrent Parotitis as a Possible Initial Presentation of Sjögren's Syndrome
Richard Kelt, MD


November 4, 2015
Hospital Discharge of the Newborn: The Healthy Term Infant and Late Preterm Infant
Raegan Gupta, MD and Christy Mumphrey, MD


October 28, 2015
What’s in a Name
Yves Lacassie, MD, FACMG and Dania Felipe-Ramirez, MD (Honoring Dr. Alfonso Vargas)


October 21, 2015
How Can Smart Phones, Televisions, and Computers Be Useful in Medicine?
Leslie Carter-King, MD


October 14, 2015
Tuberculous Meningitis: A Fatal Disease Posing a Diagnostic Challenge
Tom Tarro, MD


October 7, 2015
Pediatric Airway Obstruction
Michael Dunham, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, LSU Health Sciences Center


September 30, 2015
Neonatal Cholestasis: The Importance of a Timely Evaluation
Patricio Arias, MD
Director of Hepatology
Children's Hospital


September 23, 2015
An Incidental Case of Interstitial Lung Disease
Maya Hills, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3

September 16, 2015
ower Limb Rotational and Angular Deformities in Children
Dominic Gargiulo, DO
Assistant Professor, LSU Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics


September 9, 2015
Cambodia: Delivering Primary Care to an Underserved, Rural Fishing Village
Eilan Levkowitz, DO


September 2, 2015
Quality and Safety in Hospital Systems
Murtuza J. Ali, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Section of Cardiology,  Department of Medicine
Director, GME Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) Program, LSUHSC


August 26, 2015
Surfing for Thinspiration: Eating Disorders and the Dark Side of the Internet
Lauren Green, MD


August 19, 2015
Katrina + 10:  Hurricane Preparation 2015
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


August 12, 2015
Calling the Shots: Addressing Parental Concerns about Vaccine Safety
Amanda Garnett, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3


August 5, 2015
Christopher Callac, MS


July 29, 2015
Family Legal Center: Better Health Through Medical Legal Partnership
James A. Graham, JD, MBA
Amelia Hoppe, Esq.
Louiaiana Civil Justice Center
New Orleans, LA





June 17, 2015
Practical Application of Nutrition in Patients with Food Allergy
John Thomas Stutts, MD, MPH
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Louisville School of Medicine (brought by Marie Dalme, RD, LDN, Pediatric Specialty Sales Representative, Abbott Nutrition)


June 10, 2015
he Good, Bad and Unknown Effects Media Has on Our Children and Adolescents
Lauren Raney, MD


June 3, 2015
Bioethics: Traditional Principles and Modern Day Dilemmas
Emily Klepper, MD and Heidi Murphy, MD
Pediatric Chief Residents
LSU Health Sciences Center


May 27, 2015
Enterovirus: Not Just Another Cold
Megan Murphy, MD


May 20, 2015
Pediatric Hypertension: An Overview for the General Pediatrician
Isa Ashoor, MD


May 13, 2015
Measles: It Isn't Just a Rash
Amy Prudhomme, DO
Pediatrics, PGY-3


May 6, 2015
Organic Foods: Is There a Benefit?
Katie Price, MD
Pediatrics, PGY-3


April 29, 2015
Tourette Syndrome: Case Study and Diagnosis
Stephen R. Deputy, MD, FAAP


April 22, 2015
"Native Coarctation of Aorta: Is Surgery Still the Gold Standard?"
Kiran K. Mallula, MD, MS, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC
Interventional Cardiologist, Children's Hospital New Orleans


April 15, 2015
Autoinflammatory Diseases: Taming the Fires Within
Victoria Dimitriades, MD, FACAAI


April 8, 2015
he Affective Dimension of Pain in Sickle Cell Disease
Dana LeBlanc, MD, MS


April 1, 2015
Review of Basic Pediatric Radiology for the General Pediatrician
Kenneth Ward, MD, Director, Pediatric Radiology, Children’s Hospital, Clinical Professor, Pediatrics and Radiology, LSUHSC


March 25, 2015
Expedited Partner Therapy
Patrick Johnson, MD


March 18, 2015
Bone Marrow Transplantation for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Blachy J. Dávila Saldaña, MD, Clinical Immunodeficiency Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH


March 11, 2015
Home Birth or Hospital: Which is Best for Baby?
Amanda Messer, MD


March 4, 2015
Introduction to Pediatric Spinal Deformity
Michael Heffernan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


February 25, 2015
Understanding and Treating Childhood Bellyaches
Paul E. Hyman, MD
Eberhard Schmidt-Sommerfeld Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Gastroenterology Division


February 18, 2015
Neonatal Eye Infections
Sarah Black, MD


February 11, 2015
E-Cigarettes:  How Vaping Affects Our Kids
Julie Gallois, MD


February 4, 2015
een Sex and the Law
Stacie LeBlanc, JD, Med, Department Manager, The Audrey Hepburn CARE Center, Executive Director, New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center, Children's Hospital, New Orleans


January 28, 2015
From Cellulitis to Crohn's - The Cutaneous Clues that Led Us to the Correct Diagnosis
Elizabeth Wisner, MD
Pediatrics, PGY 3


January 21, 2015
From the Pentateuch to Policy Statements: The Data and Politics of Male Circumcision
Casey McAtee, MD


January 14, 2015
Enhancing Multi-Institutional Translational Research in Louisiana
William T. Cefalu, MD, Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LACaTS Center Director/Principal Investigator  


December 17, 2014
Pediatric Considerations for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness and Response
Takeisha C. Davis, MD, MPH
Assistant State Health Officer
Medical Director, Office of Public Health
Director, Center for Community and Preventive Health


December 10, 2014
Treatment of Severe and Life-Threatening Status Asthmaticus in the Acute Care Setting:
An Evidence-Based Approach

Anna McFarlin, MD


December 3, 2014
Medicine and the Media: A Symbiotic Relationship
Corey Hebert, MD
Chief Medical Edictor, WDSU-NBC
Medical Director, LSRD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center


November 26, 2014
To Spank or Not To Spank? Addressing Corporal Punishment in Children
Hope Pritchett, MD


November 19, 2014
Interprofessional Education:  Changing the Course of Higher Education
Sandra Andrieu, PhD, School of Dentistry, Tina Gunaldo, PhD, PT, School of Allied Health and Robin English, MD, School of Medicine


November 12, 2014
Memory Loss and Slurred Speech: An Interesting Presentation of Encephalitis
Nabila Malik, DO


November 5, 2014
First, Do No Harm: Adolescent Development, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
Joshua Perry, JD
Executive Director, Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, New Orleans, LA


October 29, 2014
How Toxins Kill You and How Antibodies Protect
Seth Pincus, MD


October 22, 2014
Safe Infant Sleeping, SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths
Danielle Eggie, MD
Pediatrics, PGY 3


October 15, 2014
Pediatric Airway Disorders: Current Concepts and Management Strategies
Sohit Paul Kanotra, MD


October 8, 2014
Heat Stress, Vehicular Hyperthermia, and Our Children
Alison Rivera, MD
Pediatrics, PGY 3


October 1, 2014
Children's Hospital New Orleans' JumpStart Pain Program
Paul E Hyman, MD
Eberhard Schmidt-Sommerfeld Chair
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, LSUHSC
Courtney A Lewis, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Children's Hospital New Orleans


September 24, 2014
Case of a 14-Month-Old with Sickle Cell and Acute Splenic Sequestration
Jennifer Krauland, DO
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, PGY 3


September 17, 2014
Could We? Should We? A Discussion of Bioethics
Sarah Black, MD, Pediatrics, PGY III
Kieran Leong, DO, Medicine-Pediatrics, PGY III
Sarah Beck, MD, Medicine-Pediatrics, PGY II


September 10, 2014
Infantile Botulism: An Interesting Case of Weakness
Paul Remedios, MD


September 3, 2014
Concussions and Post-Concussive Syndrome
Scott Schultz, MD, Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, LA


August 27, 2014
A Near Case of Lemierre’s Syndrome
Samara Khalique, MD

August 20, 2014
Cancer, Allergies and Metabolism: A Common Thread to New Forms of Treatment
Augusto Ochoa, MD


August 13, 2014
uilding Patient Confidence in the Right Modality: Use of Albuterol MDIs during Pediatric Inpatient Asthma Exacerbations
Derek Pepiak, MD and Kevin Gipson, MD


August 6, 2014
Clinical Exome Sequencing at GeneDx
Cheryl Scacheri, MS, LGC
Licensed Genetic Counselor
GeneDx, Gaithersbury, MD


July 30, 2014
Rules of Thumb: The Importance of Heuristic and Cognitive Biases in Pediatric Physical and Mental Health
Kristopher Kaliebe, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


July 23, 2014
Meningitis in a Neonate & Medical Ethics
Rose Paccione, MD
Med/Peds Chief Resident





June 4, 2014
Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Rachel Dawkins, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director, Residency Program


Bonnie Desselle, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Residency Program


May 21, 2014
Computational Fluid Dynamics as a Tool to Understand the Mechanism Underlying Thrombosis of Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunts for Congenital Cyanotic Heart Disease
Robert J. Ascuitto, MD, PhD


May 7, 2014
America's Heroin Epidemic: Our Babies
Brian Barkemeyer, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division Head, Neonatology


April 30, 2014
Specific Antibody Deficiencies
Ricardo Sorensen, MD

April 23, 2014
Autoinflammation: New Diseases Teach Us about Innate Immune System and Inflammation
Kieron Leslie, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco 


April 16, 2014
ommunity-Academic Partnership to Address the Molecular and Social Determinants of Childhood Obesity
John Estrada, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Education and Community Services, LSU Cancer Center, LSU Health Sciences Center

April 2, 2014
Improving Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Joel R. Rosh, MD, Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Goryeb Children’s Hospital/Atlantic Health, Professor of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


March 19, 2014
Pediatric Dental Emergencies
Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS, Associate Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, LSU School of Dentistry


March 5, 2014
Presentations from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research: 
Elizabeth Wisner, MD: HSV Encephalitis in a Patient after Radiotherapy and Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Dana LeBlanc, MD: Successful Management of Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in a Pediatric Leukemia Patient with Profound Neutropenia
Courtney Jacobs: Effect of Colon Transection on Spontaneous High-Amplitude-Propagating Contractions in Children
Chittalsinh M. Raulji, MD: Survivorship Analysis for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: A Single Institution Review
Sarah Stender, MD: Leptin Deficiency Presenting as New Onset Diabetes Mellitus in an 11 year old Boy with Progeroid Appearance


February 19, 2014
Pediatric Hot Liquid Burns:  Accident or Abuse?
Neha H. Mehta, MD


February 5, 2014
Trends in Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) in Adolescents
Shonali Saha, MD
Adolescent Medicine Fellow
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


January 15, 2014
Diagnosis and Mangagement of Obesity and its Comorbidities in Childhood - the View of a Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Javier Monagas, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


December 18, 2013
Pediatric Chronic Wet Cough: What Are We Missing?
Luke Wall, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Allergy/Immunology


December 4, 2013
Gene Therapy for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: Should We Do It?
Lily E. Leiva, PhD
Associate Professor and Immunology Lab Director
Department of Pediatrics, LSUHSC and Children's Hospital

November 20, 2013
Bitter Sweet: Global and Local Perspectives on Diabetes
Stuart Chalew, MD

November 6, 2013
Concussion in Sports
Joaquim Wong, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


October 30, 2013
Pathobiology of Ventilation Heterogeneity in Childhood Asthma
W. Gerald Teague, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of Respiratory Medicine and Allergy, Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine


October 23, 2013
Adding Life to a Child’s Years Not Simply Years to a Child’s Life: Pediatric Palliative Care from an Ethical Perspective
Amanpreet Dulai, MD and Alexandra Wright, MD


October 16, 2013
Pediatric Brain Tumors: Lecture 1-Posterior Fossa
Jerome M. Volk III, PGY-6
LSU Department of NeurosurgerY


October 2, 2013
Scratching the Surface of Global Health
Oliver “Rocky” Mollère, MD

September 18, 2013
Pre-Natal Myelomeningocele Repair:  A Review of the Literature
O.A. Roberts, MD (Oritsejolomi “Tola” Roberts), Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Children’s Hospital


September 4, 2013
Questioning Techniques that Promote Thinking and Learning
Robin English, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

August 21, 2013
Neuromuscular Disease in Children
Allison Conravey, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


August 7, 2013
Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents
Daniel Hsia, MD, Assistant Professor, Joint Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism Program, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and LSUHSC

July 31, 2013
Actively Communicating for Better Patient Care
Marcella Houser, MD


July 17, 2013
Updates in Graduate Medical Education: ACGME Next Accreditation System
Bonnie Desselle, MD





June 5, 2013
Unplugged: No Child Left Inside
Sarah Stender, MD, FAAP, CDE


May 29, 2013
The Power of Belief
Ann Henderson Tilton, MD


May 21, 2013
Mitochondrial Disorders: A General Overview for Pediatricians: Biochemistry, Genetics, Evaluation and TherapyBruce H. Cohen, MD, FAAN
Director, Division of Neurology, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio College of Medicine


May 15, 2013
How Infant Psychiatry Helped Me Know How to Promote Socio-Emotional Development and Resiliency and Know What to do When There's a Problem
Martin Drell, MD
Carl Adatto Professor of Community Psychiatry
Head, Section of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program Director


May 1, 2013
Childhood Sarcoidosis: A Clinical Update and Experience in Our Rheumatology Center
Abraham Gedalia, MD


April 17, 2013
Foreign Body Ingestions: When to React and When to Wait
R. Adam Noel, MD


April 10, 2013
How Many More Questions? Techniques for Clinical Interviews of Young Medically Ill Children
Brenda Bursch, PhD
Professor, Clinical Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

April 3, 2013
The Management of Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population Handout
Aaron Karlin, MD
Section Head, Pediatric Rehabilitation
Director, Ochsner Concussion Pediatric/Adolescent Management Program


M arch 20, 2013
thics and the Economy of Health: XVI International Intensive Course in Bioethics
Christine Bojanowski, MD and Kelley Hutchins, DO


March 6, 2013
Mindful Nurturing and Well Child Care
Dr. Joseph Cramer, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah


February 20, 2013
Sugar, Streetcars and the Sisters
Robert Hopkins, MD
Constance S. Kaufman Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology, Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center


February 6, 2013
Pediatric Cochlear Implantation
Anita Jeyakumar, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology
Louisiana State Univeristy Health Sciences Center


January 30, 2013
H ealthcare Reform in America: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?
Lawrence M. Simon, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Children’s Hospital


January 16, 2013
Blood or Protein in the Urine: How Much of a Work Up is Needed?
Diego Aviles, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, Children's Hospital Dialysis Unit
Alan Robson, MD Professorship of Pediatric Nephrology

December 5, 2012
Tobacco Kills - The Role of the Pediatrician in the Tobacco Epidemic
Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH, FAAP, FCCP, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pulmonology

November 7, 2012
echnology in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: What the General Pediatrician Needs to Know
Ricardo Gomez, MD


October 31, 2012
Handedness in Evolution (A Physics Perspective)
Robert Ascuitto, MD, PhD


October 17, 2012
Pediatric Liver & Intestinal Transplantation:  Where are We Now?
Bob H. Saggi, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Tulane University, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, LSUHSC, Associate Director of Liver Transplantation and Director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation


October 3, 2012
Update on Early Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention
Jeffrey Surcouf, MD and Amy Zeringue, MD


September 19, 2012
The Public's Health
Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Health Commissioner, City of New Orleans


September 5, 2012
Disorders of Bladder Control: What to do When the Bladder is Boss?
Christopher C. Roth, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Children's Hospital of New Orleans

August 15, 2012
Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
Hugo St. Hilaire, MD, DDS, FACS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana


August 1, 2012
Ethics Committees and Ethics Consultation
Christian Lilje, MD


July 18, 2012
Navigating the Path from Pediatric to Adult Care of Type 1 Diabetes
Sarah Stender, MD, FAAP, CDE
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, LSUHSC





June 20, 2012
valuating Students: A Look at Trends, Challenges, and Implications
Robin English, MD and Amy Creel, MD

June 6, 2012
Finding Your Roots
Alfonso Vargas, MD


May 30, 2012
Moving Beyond the “R”s of Dealing with Child Abuse: From Recognizing, Reporting, Responding, Reacting, Referring to Prevention
Stacie Schrieffer LeBlanc, JD, MEd, Department Manager, The Audrey Hepburn CARE Center, Executive Director, New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center, Children's Hospital


May 16, 2012
Bioethics Update - Part 2
Stewart Hill, MD, Anupa Kudva, MD and Simone Lawson, MD


May 2, 2012
Pediatric 9-1-1: Show Me the Evidence!
Toni Gross, MD, MPH
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Division of Emergency Medicine
National Association of EMS Physicians, Pediatric Committee Chair


April 25, 2012
accines and Autism - The Myth, the Reality, and the Societal Response
Max Wiznitzer, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and International Health, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH and Child Neurologist, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH


April 18, 2012
Social Determinants of Health
Robert Block, MD, FAAP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics and immediate past Daniel C. Plunket Chair, Department of Pediatrics
The University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa


April 4, 2012
Child Abuse Photo Session: Visual Recognition of Child Abuse vs. Mimics
Neha Harish Mehta, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Las Vegas School of Medicine, Sunrise Children's Hospital - Child Abuse Program, Medical Director of the Southern Nevada Children's Assessment Center (CAC), Las Vegas, Nevada


March 21, 2012
Failure to Thrive in Pediatrics - Endocrine Causes
Alfred Tenore, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Udine, President, European Academy of Paediatrics, Chair, Global Pediatric Education Consortium and Vice Chair, Council for European Specialist Medical Assessment


March 7, 2012
Advances in the Understanding of Severe Asthma in Children
W. Gerald Teague, MD
Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Univeristy of Virginia Health System


February 29, 2012
Growing Fit and Trim Kids: Promoting Health, Preventing Obesity
Melinda S. Sothern, PhD
Professor, Jim Finks Endowed Chair in Health Promotion
Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

February 15, 2012
Between Visits: Life Goes On at Home With a Special Needs Child
Brian Barkemeyer, MD

February 1, 2012
The Very Latest in Vaccine Recommendations
Rodolfo Bégué, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division Head, Infectious Disease, LSUHSC Pediatrics


January 18, 2012
Advances in Genetics: From Base Pairs to Bedside
Regina Margarita Zambrano, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, LSUHSC Pediatrics

December 7, 2011
Ethics in Udine
Stewart Hill, MD, Anupa Kudva, MD and Simone Lawson, MD

November 30, 2011
Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Treatment of Acute Otitis Media
Evelyn A. Kluka, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, LSUHSC


November 16, 2011
If We Don't Ask, They Won't Tell: Identifying and Responding to Early Childhood Trauma in the Pediatric Setting
Betsy McAlister Groves, MSW, LICSW, Director, Child Witness to Violence Project, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

November 2, 2011
Biological Variation, Diabetes Complications and You
Stuart Chalew, MD


October 19, 2011
Good Grief?!: Healthcare Providers Coping with Caring for Seriously Ill Children
Amy Creel, MD and Samantha Eagle, DNP, APRN, Pulmonary Nurse Coordinator, Children's Hospital of New Orleans


October 5, 2011
Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of NF1
Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD
Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Chair in Medical Genetics, Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham


September 21, 2011
 Tale of Three Headaches
Stephen R. Deputy, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of Neurology


September 7, 2011
Juvenile Arthritis: What Every Pediatrician Should Know
Amanda Brown, MD


August 31, 2011
There is an Advocate in You!
Stewart T. Gordon, MD, FAAP
President, Louisiana Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatrics, LSUHSC-Earl K. Long Medical Center

August 17, 2011
What the Pediatrician Needs to Know about Supporting the Nutritional Needs of the Breast Fed Infant
Carol Lynn Berseth, MD, Director of Medical Affairs North America, Mead Johnson Nutrition

August 3, 2011
Haiti: Lessons Learned
Rachel Dawkins, MD


July 20, 2011
Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM) in Children
Arturo S. Gastanaduy, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC 


June 15, 2011
Current Outcomes and Concepts in Hospital-Based Cardiology
Ernest Siwik, MD





June 8, 2011
ole of Myeloid Precursors in Stem Cell Transplant
Kishor Bhende, MD


June 1, 2011
Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children - Where Are We in 2011?
Kurt Eeg, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor of Urology, LSUHSC New Orleans, LA and Pediatric Urological Surgeon, Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA

May 18, 2011
A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Partnership Approach to Screen, Identify and Monitor Patients At-risk of Transfusion-related Iron Overload
Patricia Locantore-Ford, MD, Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


May 4, 2011
Diarrhea: The Bottom Line
Rodolfo E. Bégué, MD


April 20, 2011
Pediatric Neurosurgery: When to Refer
Lori McBride, MD


April 6, 2011
Childhood Vasculitis
Abraham Gedalia, MD


March 30, 2011
Infantile Clubfoot and the Ponseti Method of Treatment
William K. Accousti, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, LSUHSC


March 16, 2011
Clinical Management of Traumatic Brain Injury
Janet Rossi, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC
LSUHSC Neuroscience Center of Excellence


March 9, 2011
Bioethics: Our "Friulian" Experience
Andrea Hauser, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC


March 2, 2011
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Lorna M. Seybolt, MD, MPH
The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center


February 16, 2011
Pediatric Workforce Issues for 2011 and Beyond
William T. Basco, Jr., MD, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Division of General Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina


February 2, 2011
What Orthopedic Principles Pediatricians Should Know
Joseph Gonzales, MD, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Children's Hospital of New Orleans


January 19, 2011
Current Thinking in Laryngomalacia
Lawrence M. Simon, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, LSUHSC


January 5, 2011
Your Children’s Hospital Feeding Team
Paul Hyman, MD


December 15, 2010
From the Hands to the Gene and Beyond:  Sightseeing Different Clinical Genetics Issues
Yves Lacassie, MD, FACMG


December 1, 2010
Hydrocephalus and its Management in the 21st Century...So Far!
Clarence Greene, Jr., MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital


November 17, 2010
Infant Oral Health
Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS
SLU School of Dentistry
Department of Pediatric Dentistry


November 3, 2010
Hemoglobin A1 c in the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes
James M. Hempe, PhD
Associate Professor (Research)
Research Institute for Children


October 20, 2010
Probiotics in Pediatrics
Pre & Probiotics
Jon A. Vanderhoof, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School and Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Evansville, Indiana


October 6, 2010
Adipocytokines and Insulin Resistance in the Obese Pediatric Population
Lucy Mastrandrea, MD,PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes, Women’s and Children Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York


September 29, 2010
Lung Disease in Pediatrics: Is it all in the Genes?
Jay K. Kolls, MD
Chair, Department of Genetics, LSUHSC


September 15, 2010
Stem Cell Transplant - What Happens After You Survive?
Pinki Prasad, MD, MPH, Instructor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


September 1, 2010
Beat It! Arrhythmia Management in the Modern Age
Kelly Gajewski, MD


August 18, 2010
Pediatrics in Rural Post Earthquake Haiti
Richard Howes, MD, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center and Director, Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center - Lafayette


August 4, 2010
Acute Renal Failure
Franca Mngu Iorember, MD, MPH


July 21, 2010
Pediatric Melanoma
Jaime Morales-Arias, MD


July 7, 2010
iagnosis of Chronic Cough/Recurrent Chest Illness
Dean Edell, MD, MPH





June 16, 2010
Overview of Child Maltreatment Services
Stacie Schrieffer LeBlanc, JD, Med, Department Manager, The Audrey Hepburn CARE Center and Executive Director, New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center


June 9, 2010
Managing Patients in a Comprehensive Intestinal Failure Program
David Mercer, MD, PhD, FRCS, Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgeon and Director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at the University of Nebraska


June 2, 2010
Medical Ethics, Part II
Lynn Tran, 2nd year Neonatology Fellow
Sheela Vardey, HO II


May 19, 2010
Just Say No The Case Against Stimulants
Kristopher Kaliebe, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


May 5, 2010
Urologic Management of Children with Myelomeningocele
Christopher “Chip” Roth, MD


April 28, 2010
ourette Syndrome: Tackling a Noisy Tic Disorder (With Just a Whisper about Medication)
Samuel Zinner, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA and Medical Advisory Board Member of the National Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc


April 21, 2010
Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910):  Humanist, Scientist and Technology Innovator (Recognition on the 100th Anniversary of His Death)
Alfonso Vargas, MD


April 7, 2010
Who Gets Pneumonia and Why?
Jay Kolls, MD


March 31, 2010
Why Johnny Can’t Poop
Paul Hyman, MD


March 17, 2010
Death in Pediatric Patients
Juan Pablo Beca, MD, Director, Center for Bioethics, School of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile


March 3, 2010
Establishing a model of acute graft-versus-host disease following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the non-human primate
Weston Miller, IV, MD, Fellow, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


February 17, 2010
Medical Ethics, Part I
Sheela Vardey, HO III
Lynn Tran, 2nd year Neonatology Fellow


February 3, 2010
Dopa Responsive Dystonia
Ann Tilton, MD


January 20, 2010
hrombophilia in Children: From a Hematologist Perspective
Nidra Rodriguez, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology at The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Children's Cancer Hospital at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center


January 6, 2010
Obesity and Diabetes: Adherence and Physical Activity, Prevention and Management as a Model for Chronic Disorders
Dania Felipe, MD, Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, LSUHSC
Jodi Kamps, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Hospital & Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC
Diane Franz, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Hospital & Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSUHSC
Connie Tompkins, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
Melinda Sothern, PhD, CEP, Professor & Director, Section of Health Promotion, Behavioral & Community Health Sciences Department, LSUHSC School of Public Health
Alfonso Vargas, MD, Professor & Vice Chairman for Education & International Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, LSUHSC


December 16, 2009
Coagulation Detectives: Cases in Rare Bleeding Disorders
Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


December 2, 2009
Repaired Congenital Heart Disease: An Approach for the Primary Care Provider
Tracy Alderson, MD


November 18, 2009
A New Strategy to Accelerate Immune Recovery Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in a Pre-Clinical Model
Faisal Razzaqi, MD


November 4, 2009
he Health Care Workforce:  Can We Get It Right?
Ciro V. Sumaya, MD, MPH,TM, Professor, Health Policy and Management, John D. and Maureen Cox Endowed Chair in Medicine, Founding Dean (1997-2008), School of Rural Public Health, Texas A&M Health Science Center


October 21, 2009
Pharmacokinetics Review
Joseph M. LaRochelle, Pharm D, Clinical Assistant Professor – Pediatrics, Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy


October 7, 2009
Endocarditis Prophylaxis
Christian Lilje, MD


September 30, 2009
Family-Centered Care and Family-Centered Rounds
Andrea Hauser, MD


September 16, 2009
Louisiana Post Katrina: Changes in Race/Ethnicity Distribution and Birth Outcomes
Tri Tran MD, MPH, Senior Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist, Louisiana Office of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Research, LSUHSC, School of Medicine in New Orleans


September 2, 2009
Procedural Sedation at Children's Hospital: New Directions
John Heaton, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, LSUHSC and Director of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital


August 19, 2009
The Obesity Pandemic and a Toolkit to Address It
Sarah Stender, MD, University of Tennessee


August 5, 2009
The Hygiene Hypothesis and Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Is There a Connection?
John Udall, Jr., MD, PhD


July 29, 2009
Neurogastroenterology: The New GI Subspecialty
Valentine Enemuo, MD





June 17, 2009
Improved Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in a Pediatric Healthcare Institution
Daniela Davis, MD, MSCE, Director, Critical Care Quality & Safety Programs, Associate Medical Director, PICU Quality & Safety, and Director, PICU Resident Education, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

June 3, 2009
Fundamentals of Medical Bioethics – Part II
Natalie Ball, MD and Nicole Giambrone, MD

May 20, 2009
mmunodeficiencies and Heart Disease
Ricardo Sorensen, MD


May 6, 2009
New Diagnostic Approaches for Primary Immune Deficiencies
John Routes, MD, Chief, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin


April 29, 2009
Charles Darwin, Alfred Wallace, and the Concept of Natural Selection
Ron Rosenfeld, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Stanford University and Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health


April 15, 2009
Children and Stressful Life Events: A Developmental Perspective
Maria Trozzi, MEd


April 1, 2009
The General, The King and Venice:  Medical Ethics and the Role of the Physician
Christina Moll, MD


March 18, 2009
Global Obesity Pandemic and Chronic Kidney Disease
Oluwatoyin Bamgbola, MD


March 4, 2009
Why Insulin Prescription Alone Does Not Prevent Diabetes Complications
Michael Torchinsky, MD


February 18, 2009
Seasonal Influenza: An Update
Aja Sanzone, MD


February 3, 2009
UTI, Vesicoureteral Reflux, and Voiding Dysfunction
Joseph Ortenberg, MD


January 21, 2009
Pediatric Dentistry: Dental Caries and Oral Pathology
Priyanshi Ritwick, DDS


January 7, 2009
Clinical Genetics: The Advent of New Diagnostic Tools and New Diagnostic Problems: Discussion of Some Patients Illustrating the Importance of Strong Partnerships with Basic Scientists
Yves Lacassie, MD and Srirangan Sampath, PhD


December 17, 2008
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Vinitha Shenava, MD


December 3, 2008
he Human Microbiome or The Bugs Are Us
Seth Pincus, MD


November 19, 2008
The Clinical and Translational Research Group
Barbara E. Kurth, PhD


November 5, 2008
A Home Run for Medical Home: National and Local Perspectives
Susan Berry, MD, MPH


October 29, 2008
Global Newborn Screening Deficiencies and Current Initiatives
Thomas P. Foley, Jr, MD


October 15, 2008
Medicine and the Media: Utilizing the Mass Media to Promote Your Medical Message
Victor Chou, MD


October 1, 2008
Short Stature and Growth Failure: When to Call the Endocrinologist
Sandra Blethen, MD, PhD


September 17, 2008
NEC: A New Look at an Old Disease
Duna Penn, MD and Uma Pisharody, MD


August 20, 2008
Endocrine Causes of Hypertension in Pediatrics
Alfred Tenore, MD


August 6, 2008
Transplant Medicine for Everyone: From Global Perspective to Your Office
V. Matti Vehaskari, MD, PhD


July 30, 2008
ROME Criteria: Will They Help Pediatrics?
Paul Hyman, MD


July 16, 2008
What the General Pediatrician Needs to Know about Feeding the Recent NICU Graduate
Carol Lynn Berseth, MD
Director, Medical Affairs North America. Mead Johnson Nutritionals





June 18, 2008
MRSA: A Survival Kit
Rodolfo Begue, MD

June 4, 2008
Headaches and Brain Tumors in Children
Stephen Deputy, MD

May 21, 2008
Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood and Subsequent Adult Heart Disease
Gerald Berenson, MD

May 7, 2008
Rhabdomyosarcoma: Past, Present and Future
Jaime Morales, MD


April 16, 2008
Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome” by William E. Smoyer, MD


April 2, 2008
Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery
Shannon McGuire, MD


March 19, 2008
The Changing Delivery of Primary Health Care by the Pediatrician of the 21st Century
Alfred Tenore, MD


March 5, 2008
What Mothers Will Do For Free! An Interactive Conversation on Breastfeeding
Betty Oseid, MD, Brian Barkemeyer, MD, Uma Pisharody, MD and Debbie Regan, RNC, IBCLC


February 20, 2008
Preventing Pediatric Codes: A Review of Rapid Response Teams and a PACT to Do Better
Costa Dimitriades, MD

February 13, 2008
Pediatric Illness and Bone: Lessons from Crohn’s Disease
Francisco Sylvester, MD

February 6, 2008
Sudden Cardiac Death in Childhood and Adolescence: How to Prevent It
Steffan Sernich, MD


January 30, 2008
Inside the Teen’s Brain
Ann Tilton, MD


January 16, 2008
HIV and Adolescence
Ron Wilcox, MD


December 5, 2007
When Testing Becomes Necessary in Clinical Genetics:  Clinical and Molecular Aspects:  Part Two
Yves Lacassie, MD and Srirangan Sampath, PhD Candidate


November 21, 2007
hen Testing Becomes Necessary in Clinical Genetics:  Clinical and Molecular Aspects:  Part One
Yves Lacassie, MD and Srirangan Sampath, PhD Candidate


November 7, 2007
Clinic for Internationally Adopted Children
Aja Sanzone, MD


October 31, 2007
Advances in Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Michael Marble, MD


October 17, 2007
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Eberhard Schmidt-Sommerfeld, MD, PhD


October 3, 2007
Diabetes Insipidus:Special Considerations in Management for the Clinician
Stuart Chalew, MD


September 19, 2007
Balancing Personal and Professional Life
Ramon Corrales, PhD


September 5, 2007
The Role of G-CSF in Ewing’s Sarcoma
Jaime Morales, MD, FAAP


August 29, 2007
Post Discharge Nutrient Enhancement Strategies for Preterm Infants
David Adamkin, MD


August 15, 2007
Hospital Ethics Committees and Ethics Consultation: Insights for Everyone
Gary Duhon, MD


August 1, 2007
Prevention of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: Resources for Pediatricians from the NIH/CDC National Diabetes Education Program
Alfonso Vargas, MD


July 18, 2007
Are We as Good (or as Bad) as We Think We Are?  How Can We Improve?
Robin English, MD and Betty Lo, MD





June 20, 2007
Sickle Cell Disease and Immune Dysfunction
Arnette Scavella, MD


June 6, 2007
Identification and Characterization of S-glutathionyl Hemoglobin in Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease
Giddel Thom, MD


May 30, 2007
The Tale of How G-Proteins and G-Protein Coupled Receptors Run the Show in Multiple Endocrine Disorders
Oscar Escobar, MD


May 16, 2007
aring for Recent Immigrant Latino Populations: Cultural Competency in the Context of Community Pediatrics
Mark Dal Corso, MD, MPH


May 2, 2007
Healthscaping: Environmental Approaches to Health Promotion
Tom Farley, MD, MPH


April 18, 2007
Prenatal Interventions, Postnatal Outcomes: The Impact of Maternal Screening and Interventions on Newborn Outcomes
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


April 4, 2007
Periodic Fever Syndromes - An Update
Abraham Gedalia, MD


March 21, 2007
Diagnostic Problems
Yves Lacassie, MD, FACMG


March 7, 2007
Cancer in Children---An Overview for the Pediatrician
Raj Warrier, MD


February 28, 2007
Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Diabetes: A Model for Management of Children with Chronic Illness
Alan Delamater, MD


February 7, 2007
Growth and Growth Disorders: From Hypothalamus to Epiphysis
Charmian Quigley, MD


January 31, 2007
he Uses and Abuses of Steroids in Pediatrics
Alfred Tenore, MD


January 17, 2007
HIV Testing Throughout the Ages
Ron Wilcox, MD


December 20, 2006
Recognition and Initial Management of Pediatric Septic Shock
Costa Dimitriades, MD


December 6, 2006
Molecular Basis of IGF Deficiency
Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD, Senior Vice-President for Medical Affairs Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, Stanford University Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University Palo Alto, California


November 29, 2006
Novel Concepts in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Hypertension
Douglas Silverstein, MD


November 15, 2006
Sickle Cell Anemia – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Raj Warrier, MD


November 1, 2006
National Diabetes Education Program – Contributions from New Orleans
Alfonso Vargas, MD


October 18, 2006
Current Concepts and Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Prasad Mathew, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque


October 4, 2006
Asthma and Obesity
Cleveland Moore, MD


September 20, 2006
Evaluation of the Immune System by Flow Cytometry
Lily E. Leiva, PhD


September 6, 2006
Improved Therapy in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Ching-Hon Pui, MD Vice Chair, Hematology-Oncology; Director, Leukemia/Lymphoma Division, St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN


August 30, 2006
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), An Update
Eberhard Schmidt-Sommerfeld, MD


August 16, 2006
How Pediatric and Family Ailments Affected Mark Twain’s Literary Production
Alfonso Vargas, MD


August 2, 2006
Allergy Sensitization and Prevention
Ricardo Sorensen, MD


July 19, 2006
Emergency Management of Febrile Neutropenia in the Hematology/Oncology Patient
Tammuella C. Singleton, MD


July 5, 2006
Current Trends in Medical Management of ITP:  New Perspectives – Evolving Care
Raj Warrier, MD





June 21, 2006
Genetics in Its Infancy in a Developing Country - Case Studies
Sheela Nampoothiri, MD, DCH, Msc


June 7, 2006
Early Feeding Practices and Allergy Development and Prevention
Ricardo Sorensen, MD


May 31, 2006
Avian Influenza: Chicken Soup for the Chicken Flu
Rodolfo Begue, MD


May 17, 2006
Disaster Preparedness: A Practical Approach
Douglas Silverstein, MD


May 3, 2006
Evaluation and Management of Minor Head Trauma in Children:  An Evidence-Based Approach
Toni Gross, MD


April 19, 2006
A Heart to Heart Talk: Medical and Psychological Aspects of a Twin with Congenital Heart Disease
T. Johannes Mulder, MD and Andrea E. Scheele, LCSW, LMT


April 5, 2006
Lessons from the Storm:  Hurricane Katrina at the University Hospital NICU
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


March 15, 2006
Confidentiality in Adolescent Risk Behavior:  Clinical Care and Research
Ryan Pasternak, MD


February 15, 2006
The Stiff Child – Is It Cerebral Palsy?  Is It Spasticity?
Ann Tilton, MD


February 1, 2006
Diagnosis and Treatment of Arrhythmias in Pediatric Patients
Christopher Snyder, MD


January 18, 2006
Frontiers in Pediatric Practice: Improving the Health of Kids with Chronic Illness and Getting Paid for It
Stuart Chalew, MD


January 4, 2006
The Child with Severe or Recurrent Infections
Ricardo Sorensen, MD


December 21, 2005
Dysmorphology: Basic Aspects for the General Pediatrician – Part II
Yves Lacassie, MD


December 7, 2005
Dysmorphology: Basic Aspects for the General Pediatrician – Part I
Yves Lacassie, MD


November 30, 2005
Update on Vaccinations
Rodolfo Begue, MD


August 17, 2005
Between Visits: Life at Home with a Child with Special Needs
Brian Barkemeyer, MD


August 3, 2005
Nutritional Counseling for the Well Child and Adolescent
Lauren Keely Carlisle, MD


July 20, 2005
Recognizing Child Abuse
Scott Benton, MD


July 6, 2005
Neonatal Herpes Simplex Infection: Don't Get Burned!!!
John Anthony Vanchiere, MD, PhD