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Schedule 2017

January 4

"Child Life, They Are the Play Ladies Right?"

Bridget Radmer, CCLS, STRS
Child Life Coordinator
Ruby Same Day Surgery and Outpatient Child Life Specialist
WVU Medicine Children's
Kaitlin Travinski, CCLS; Jillian Noha, CCLS; and Chelsea Dreyer, CCLS

January 11

"Faxxed:  Dispelling the Lies & Truths of the Anti-Vaccine Movement"

Kathryn Moffett, MD
Professor, Chief-Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Mountain State Cystic Fibrosis Center
WVU Department of Pediatrics

Michelle Mitchell, MD
Assistant Professor
WVU Deparatment of Pediatrics

January 18

"Pediatric Shock...What Should We Know?"

Wail Ali, MD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatric Critical Care
WVU Department of Pediatrics

January 25

"Making Sense of Medical Marijuana"

James H. Berry, DO
Associate Professor,Medical Director
Chestnut Ridge Center

February 1

"The Neonatal Consequences of Cesarean Delivery"

Leo Brancazio, MD
Professor and Chairman
WVU Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


February 8

"Adventures in Atypicality: Kawasaki Disease"

Joseph Lynch, MD
WVU Department of Pediatrics

February 15

"Nephro/Urolithiasis: From the Water Fountain to the Operating Room"

Osama Al-Omar , MD, MBA,
Director-Pediatric Urology
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Oulimata Grossman, MD
Assistant Professor,
Section Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
WVU Department of Pediatrics

February 22

"Health Disparities: The Greatest Challenge Facing the Nation"

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc
Henry Ford Professor/Edward J. Brickhouse Chairman
Department of Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

March 1

"Research in Rurally Focused Health Care: the Idea States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network"

J. Philip Saul, MD
Executive Vice President
WVU Medicine Childrens' Hospital

Lee Pyles, MD
Associate Professor/Section of Pediatric Cardiology
Director, CARDIAC Project
WVU Department of Pediatrics

Leslie Cottrell, PhD
Vice Chair for Research
WVU Department of Pediatrics

March 22

"Pediatric Food Allergies"

Elaine Cheng, MD
WVU Department of Pediatrics

March 29

"Family Court in Monongalia & Preston Counties
and How Our Paths May Cross"

Judge Patricia T. Hill

Judge Randal A. Minor

April 5

"Fetomaternal Hemorrhage (FMH): One of my nightmare at BMC that can be yours."

Pete Yossuck, MD
Associate Professor
Director-Clinical Excellence Program
Section of Neonatology
WVU Department of Pediatrics

April 12

Spring Holiday
    No Grand Rounds

April 19

"Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Choosing Antibiotics Wisely?"

Rupeena Purewal, M.D.
Pediatric Resident
WVU Department of Pediatrics

April 26

"Let Food be Thy Medicine"

Audrey Miller, MD
Pediatric Resident
WVU Department of Pediatrics

May 3

"Tainted Love"

Pamela J. Murray, M.D., M.H.P.
Professor – Adolescent Medicine
WVU Department of Pediatrics

Michelle Mitchell, M.D.
Assistant Professor – CF/ID
WVU Department of Pediatrics

May 10

"Changing Paradigms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease"

Brian Riedel, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Associate Professor - Chief/Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
WVU Department of Pediatrics

May 17

"Bright IDEAS Problem Solving Skills Training: Building Evidence in Pediatrics for Family Centered Behavioral Health Services"

Robert B. Noll, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology
UPMC, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

May 24

"Tackling Discussions Regarding Youth Contact Sports and Pediatric Concussion"

Hilary Hamric, DO
WVU Department of Pediatrics

May 31

"SIDS-> ALTE-> BRUE->  The Evolution of Confusion"

Richard Brant, MD
Assistant Professor
WVU Department of Pediatrics

June 7

"The Many Faces of Feedback"

William G. Wilson, M.D.
Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Health System

June 14

"Scary Mommy: Doctoring with the Millennial Mom"

Loren Kaiser, MD
WVU Department of Pediatrics

June 28

"The Management of Type I Diabetes: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

Evan A. Jones, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
WVU Department of Pediatrics

Brian A. Ely, M.D.
Assistant Professor
WVU Department of Pediatrics

July 5

Summer Holiday
     No Grand Rounds

July 12

"Acupuncture and Children"

Kendra Unger, MD, DABMA
Assistant Professor
WVU Department of Family Medicine

July 19

"The Silent Menace of Familial Hypercholesterolemia"

Willliam Neal, MD
Professor Emeritis
WVU Department of Pediatrics

July 26

"The Future Is Closer Than You Think...Strategies for Optimization of Clinic Functionality"

Janani Narumanchi, M.D.
Assistant Professor & Section Chief, General Pediatrics
Medical Director of Pediatric Outpatient & Outreach Services
WVU Department of Pediatrics

August 2

"Children are the Future and the Future is Sleepy. Concerned?
Just put down the electronic and go to bed. Isn't that enough???"

Heather M. Clawges, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Sleep Lab Director GVMC, BRMC and PMC
WVU Department of Pediatrics

August 9

"History of Surgical Education"

Joseph E. Losee, M.D.
Ross H. Musgrave Professor of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Executive Vice Chair/Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

August 23

"Headaches in Children and Adolescents"

A. David Rothner, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Neurology Headache Clinic
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

August 30

"Congenital Infections: Old Lessons Taught by a New Adversary"

Michael Rajnik, MD, FAAP, FIDSA
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

September 6

"Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children"

Claudiu Faraon-Pogaceanu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Section of Pediatric Critical Care

September 13

"LO's 3D-Printing"

Nasser Moiduddin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Section of Pediatric Cardiology
WVU Department of Pediatrics

September 20

"Clinical Documentation Integrity"

Edwardo Pino, MDEdwardo Pino, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Marshall University/School of Medicine

September 27

"Camping with the Kids"

Larry A. Rhodes, M.D.
Director of Rural Programs
Professor of Pediatrics
WVU Department of Pediatrics

October 4

"Office Fundamentals for the Unexpected"

Melvin Wright, D.O.
Associate Professor & Medical Director
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Transport
WVU Department of Pediatrics

October 11

"Pediatric Cardiology for the Primary Pediatrician"

Hugh D. Allen, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

October 18

"Make-A-Wish Referral Process"

Adrianna Fata
Regional Coordinator, Northern WV Regional Office

October 25

"Communicating with LGBTQ Families"

Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD
PGY3, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

November 1

"Opioid Use Disorder in Adolescents:  Integrating Treatment into Outpatient Medical Care"

Andrea Bonny, MD
Research Director, Adolescent Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University,


November 8

"Could I-PASS Work for Us?"

Autumn Kiefer, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Program Director - Neonatal Fellowship Program
WVU Deparatment of Pediatrics


November 15

"Got Milk?" But Not From My Mom!

Panitan Yossuck, MD
Associate Professor, Director Clinical Excellence Program/Neonatology
WVU Deparatment of Pediatrics

Kelly Loomis, MS, RD,LD
Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Services
Ruby Memorial Hospital

November 22

     No Grand Rounds

November 29

"Becoming a Health Policy Advocate"

Gary R. Zuckett
Executive Director, WV Citizen Action Group
WV Citizen Action Education Fund

December 6

“Clinical Research in the NICU”

Mark J. Polak, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Neonatal Medicine
WVU Department of Pediatrics


December 13

“Improving the Identification of Substance Exposed Newborns in WV"

Sean Loudin, MD
Assistant Professor, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
Marshall University, Department of Pediatrics

Stefan Maxwell, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, NICU Charleston Division

Collin John, MD, MPH
Associate Professor,
Departments of Pediatrics/Internal Medicine

December 20

“Technology Use and Addiction in Children"

Beth Bloom Emrick, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Pediatric Clerkship Director
West Virginia University – Charleston Division

December 27

     No Grand Rounds