Dr. El-Shanti Chosen as a Selected Research Speaker

Dr. Hatem El-Shanti was chosen as one of four selected researchers, chosen by Dean Jackson, to present on his research efforts at the upcoming event Spotlight on Current and Future Research. This event will feature 4 presenters giving a short-talk seminar about their research and how it’s breaking new ground in their field.

The event is Monday, December 2, from 4:00-5:00 PM in 1459 PBDB.

Cifra and Tigges Publish and Receive Award

Congratulations to Christina Cifra and Cody Tigges (Critical Care) on their recent publication in the journal Diagnosis.

This work was presented as a platform presentation and was also awarded Best Quality Improvement Abstract at the recent American Academy of Pediatrics (Section on Critical Care) National Conference 2019 in New Orleans.

Drs. Colburn and Modi Honored in Corridor Business Journal

Far left: Michael Colburn; Far right: Arun Modi

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Colburn (Adolescent Medicine) and Dr. Arun Modi (Hem/Onc) as being named to the Corridor Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’ List of individuals who have made a significant impact in their business and community.

Dr. Colburn directs the Adolescent Medicine Clinic at IRL; and Dr. Modi manages the bone marrow transplant (BMT) service.

Dr. Staber Publishes with American Society of Hematology

Congratulations to Dr. Janice Staber (Hematology/Oncology) on two new publication recognitions through the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

First, she was named a co-author of the ASH Daily News, which is the daily publication of the ASH annual meeting which takes place December 7-10, 2019. This involves 4 separate issues over the four days of the annual meeting and features informative articles on a wide rage of Education Program sessions, Scientific Committee sessions, and abstract presentations.

Secondly, she was interviewed for an article in the ASH Clinical News magazine for the article titled “Breakthroughs for Bleeding: Updates in Treating and Managing Hemophilia“, published online on October 1, 2019.

Dr. Paternostro Publishes Handbook on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Paternostro (Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics) for publishing the “Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Medical Conditions“. Dr. Paternostro is co-editor of the book, and co-author on 4 chapters within the book. She is currently working on getting the book available through the UI Libraries.

Way to go, Dr. Paternostro!

Bruene Wins ASPMN Clinical Poster Award

Congratulations to Deb Bruene, MA, RN-BC on winning the Clinical Poster Award at the 29th National Conference of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) that was held in Portland September 18-20, 2019.

Deb is the Nursing Practice Leader for Pediatric Pain Management in the children’s hospital. Her poster was titled “Keys to Successful Implementation of a Jet Injector to Decrease Needle Pain“.