September 13, 2017

Child Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation

Nikita Patel, MD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana


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



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
New Orleans, Louisiana


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 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


January 18, 2017

Increasing Access to Contraception for Teens

Valerie Williams, M.D.
Assistant Professor - Clinical Specialist
Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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, Louisiana



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


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 23, 2016
When is Doing More Too Much? The Ethics of Modern Medicine

Justin Farge, MD
Pediatrics, PGY-3


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


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

Michelle Mims, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3


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 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
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center



August 13, 2015
Calling the Shots: Addressing Parental Concerns about Vaccine Safety

Amanda Garnett, MD
Pediatrics, PGY3



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 3, 2015
Bioethics: Traditional Principles and Modern Day Dilemmas

Emily Klepper, MD and Heidi Murphy, MD
Pediatric Chief Residents
LSU Health Sciences Center


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 22, 2015

"Native Coarctation of Aorta: Is Surgery Still the Gold Standard?"

Kiran K. Mallula, MD, MS, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Louisiana State Univeristy Health Sciences Center
Interventional Cardiologist
Children's Hospital New Orleans


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


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 7, 2015

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

Anna McFarlin, MD
Pediatrics, PGY 3


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 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 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 22, 2014

Safe Infant Sleeping, SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

Danielle Eggie, MD
Pediatrics, PGY 3


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


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 7, 2014

America's Heroin Epidemic
Our Babies

Brian Barkemeyer, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division Head, Neonatology



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 6, 2013

Concussion in Sports

Joaquim Wong, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center



October 16, 2013

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



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



May 21, 2013

Mitochondrial Disorders: A General Overview for Pediatricians: Biochemistry, Genetics, Evaluation and Therapy

Bruce 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



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


Aaron Karlin, MD
Section Head, Pediatric Rehabilitation
Director, Ochsner Concussion Pediatric/Adolescent Management Program



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

Healthcare 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



September 19, 2012

The Public's Health

Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Health Commissioner, City of New Orleans



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



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



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 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



November 30, 2011

Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Treatment of
Acute Otitis Media

Evelyn A. Kluka, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology



October 5, 2011

  Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of NF1

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD
Department of Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham


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


July 20, 2011

Protein Energy Malnutrition (PEM) 

in Children

Arturo S. Gastanaduy, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics


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



March 2, 2011

Methicillin Resistant
Staphylococcus aureus

Lorna M. Seybolt, MD, MPH

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center


January 19, 2011

Current Thinking in Laryngomalacia

Lawrence M. Simon, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology


February 17, 2010

Medical Ethics, Part I

Sheela Vardey, HO III
Lynn Tran, 2nd year Neonatology Fellow


May 19, 2010

Just Say No
The Case Against Stimulants

Kristopher Kaliebe, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


June 2, 2010

Medical Ethics, Part II

Lynn Tran, 2nd year Neonatology Fellow
Sheela Vardey, HO II


September 29, 2010

Lung Disease in Pediatrics: Is it all
in the Genes?

Jay K. Kolls, MD
Chair, Department of Genetics


October 20, 2010

Probiotics in Pediatrics

Jon A. Vanderhoof, MD
Children's Hospital Boston
Harvard Medical School


November 3, 2010

Hemoglobin A1 c in the Diagnosis and
Management of Diabetes

James M. Hempe, PhD
Associate Professor (Research)
Research Institute for Children


November 17, 2010

Infant Oral Health

Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS
SLU School of Dentistry
Department of Pediatric Dentistry