Kristina Betters, MD

Kristina Betters, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
5121
Nashville
Tennessee
37236
Phone
(615) 936-1305

Specialty
Critical Care, Pediatric
M.D.
University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainsville, FL, 2011
Residencies
Pediatric Residency-Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Pediatric Chief Resident-Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowship
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship-Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Clinical Interests

Early mobility, sedation, ICU delirium

Research Information

Dr. Betters' research interests are focused on early mobility, rehabilitation of the ICU patient, sedation, and delirium in critically ill children. She leads the multi-disciplinary Early Mobility Committee at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, which recently implemented an early mobility and communication protocol in the ICU and is studying associated outcomes. She is a member of the pediatric delirium team at Vanderbilt.

 

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