Contact Information

Pediatrics


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 295-3130
Fax: (301) 295-3898

Department Chair

Ildy Katona, MD, CAPT, USN (Retired)
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Secretary: Ms. Daphne Thomas
Email: daphne.thomas@usuhs.edu

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Academic Years 2013-2015

Coordinator: Kirk Jensen, MD, Lt Col, MC, USAF

0745 Hours, Lecture Room C, Building A, USU

7/11/13
Of Diapers and Marines: The Historic Uses of Science in Medicine
Dale C. Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


7/25/13
Infant Head Size and Shape: When is Atypical Not Pathological
Laurence Davidson, MD
MAJ, MC, USA
Staff Neurosurgeon
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD


8/8/13
Caffeine: The 'Silver Bullet' of Neonatology
Nicole Dobson, MD
LTC, MC, USA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


8/22/13
Pediatric Sonography
Ellen Chung, MD
COL, MC, USA
Vice Chairman & Assistant Professor
Dept. of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


9/12/13
Sleep Disorders in Children
Carl E. Hunt, M.D.
Medical Staff, Division of Neonatology
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
George Washington University School of Medicine
Research Professor of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University


9/26/13
Raising the Bar on Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening
Gerard Martin, M.D.
Senior Vice President
Children's National Medical Center
Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease
C. Richard Beyda Professor of Cardiology
Co-Director, Children's National Heart Institute
Professor of Pediatrics
The George Washington University Medical Center


10/10/13
Childhood Growth: New Concepts, New Treatments
Jeff Baron, MD
Chief, Section of Growth and Development
Developmental Endocrinology Branch
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health


10/24/13
What They Never Taught Me In Grand Rounds: A Leadership Primer
George Ruiz, MD
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Advanced Heart Failure Program
Washington Hospital Center


11/14/13
Pulmonary Hypertension and the Need for Drug Trials in Children
John Berger, M.D.
Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiology
Children's National Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
George Washington University


12/12/13
Don't Rush To Tie That Cord: Optimal Timing of the Umbilical Cord - Unresolved Issues
Tonse Raju, MD, DCH
Chief, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD


1/9/14
Bordatella pertussis: Re-Emergence of an Old Foe
Michael Rajnik, M.D., Col, USAF, MC
Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University


1/23/14
Emerging Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease
Caterina Minniti, MD
Staff Clinician, Director of Clinical Services
Sickle Cell Program, Hematology Branch
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University


02/13/14
Development of a Whole Organism Malaria Vaccine
Judith Epstein, MD, CAPT, MC, USN
Clinical Director, Naval Medical Research Center Malaria Vaccine Program
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD


2/27/14
Infant Mortality Prevention: Opportunities to Link Clinical Care and Population Health
Wanda Barfield, MD, CPT, USPHS
Director, Division of Reproductive Health (DRH)
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Atlanta, GA


3/13/14
Development of a Whole Organism Malaria Vaccine
Judith Epstein, MD, CAPT, MC, USN
Clinical Director
Naval Medical Research Center Malaria Vaccine Program
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD


3/27/14
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip - Clicks, Clunks and Other Confusing Issues
Blaise Nemeth, MD, MS
Clinical Director, Pediatric Orthopedics
Associate Professor (CHS)
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI


4/10/14
Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease
Mathew Needleman, MD, FHRS, LCDR, MC, USN
US Navy Adult, Pediatric, and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology Cardiology Clinic
Walter Reed National Military Medical Clinic
Bethesda, MD


4/24/14
"Demise"-The Challenges of Military Pediatrics: Past, Present and Future
Thomas Burklow, MD, COL, MC, USA
Medical Director, Directorate of Healthcare Operations
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


5/15/14
Development of Surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Thomas Spray, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Alice Langdon Warmer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


5/22/14
Ras Pathway Mutations in Developmental Syndromes and Myeloid Malignancies
Kenneth Lieuw, MD, COL, MC, USA
Medical Director, Directorate of Healthcare Operation
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


7/10/14
The Role of Pediatric Surgery in Advancing Trauma Care in Korea
Dale C. Smith, PhD
Professor of Military Medicine and History
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


7/24/14
From Caring Comes Courage: The Challenge of Pediatrics in the Military
Thomas Burklow, MD. COL, MC, USA
Medical Director, Directorate of Healthcare Operations
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


8/13/14
Development of a Multidisciplinary Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic: Pediatric Gastroenterology Perspective
Karla Au Yeung, MD. FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD


8/28/14
Family Member Healthcare Can Inform Force Health Protection
Patrick Hickey, MD, LTC, USA, FAAP, FIDSA
Associate Professor
Program Director, Master of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Division of Tropical Public Health, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD


9/11/14
The Sacred Hour: Uninterrupted Skin to Skin Immediately After Birth
Raylene Phillips, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP
Attending Neonatologist
Loma Linda University Medical Center & Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, CA
Medical Director of Nursery/Neonatology, Loma Linda University & Medical Center-Murrieta, Murrieta, CA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA


10/9/14
Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)
Veronica Gomez-Lobo, MD, FACOG
Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Obstetrics/Gynecology
Washington Hospital Center/Children's National Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Obstetrics/Gynecology
Georgetown University
Washington, DC


10/23/14
Emerging Infectious Diseases: Ebola Virus Disease and Enterovirus D68
Michael Rajnik, Col, MC, USAF
Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University
and
Daniel Adams, Capt(P), MC, USAF
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University