Pediatric Research Conferences

Pediatric Research Conferences are held every Monday from noon-1:00pm. All conferences are being held virtually via Zoom until further notice.

2021

September 6
No Noon Research Conference - Labor Day

September 13
Ryan Stark, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Have We Figured Out Endothelial Dysfunction in Acute Inflammation? The Answer is NO"

September 20
Laura E. Henkhaus, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Data Science Institute, Vanderbilt University
Department of Health Policy, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Child Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Adverse Childhood Experiences and Support for Children in Tennessee"

September 27
Maribeth R. Nicholson, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Associate Program Director
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Diagnosis and Treatment of C. difficile in Children: Two steps forward, one step back"

October 4
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

October 11
No Noon Research Conference - Fall Break

October 18
Kristen Noble, MD, PhD
Instructor in Pediatrics, Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Deciphering the role of macrophages in intrauterine Group B Streptococcal infection"

October 25
Eric D. Austin, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Vanderbilt Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

November 1
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

November 8
Paul E. Moore, MD
Director, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology
Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

November 15
Megan Culler Freeman, MD, PhD
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Respiratory and intestinal epithelial cells exhibit differential susceptibility and innate immune responses to contemporary EV-D68 isolates"

November 22
No Noon Research Conference - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29
Lori Jordan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology
Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
Associate Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

December 6
TBA

December 13
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

December 20
Jason R. Schwartz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

December 27
No Noon Research Conference - Winter Break

2022

January 3
No Noon Research Conference - Winter Break

January 10
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

January 17
No Noon Research Conference - Martin Luther King Day

January 24
Jennifer L. Herington, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

January 31
Drew J. Schwartz, MD, PhD
Instructor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Laboratory of Gautam Dantas, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine

February 7
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

February 14
TBA

February 21
No Noon Research Conference - President's Day

February 28
George T. Nicholson, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Cardiology
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

March 7
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

March 14
No Noon Research Conference - Spring Break

March 21
TBA

March 28
Jim Chappell, MD, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

April 4
Pediatric Research Week - K12 Awardees

Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kristen Noble, MD, PhD
Instructor in Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Anna Patrick, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

April 11
Pediatric Research Week - 2021 Turner-Hazinski Awardee Project Updates

Mhd Wael Alrifai, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Michael S. Wolf, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

April 18
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

April 25
No Noon Research Conference - Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting

May 2
TBA

May 9
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

May 16
TBA

May 23
Justin M. Gregory, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
"COVID-19 Severity Is Tripled in Type 1 Diabetes: A Prospective Analysis of the Pandemic's Impact"

May 30
No Noon Research Conference - Memorial Day

June 6
Faculty Meeting (No Noon Research Conference)

Pediatric Research Conference Will Resume Fall 2022


Sponsorship Statement: Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Department of Pediatrics.

Accreditation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Please contact Angie Tune by email at angie.tune@vumc.org with any questions.