Training Program Alumni

David I. Chu, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Clinical Research Training in Kidney Disease program
Specialty: Urology
Research: Comparative effectiveness of strategies to reduce complications after pediatric urologic surgery, specifically the preservation of renal function and how health disparities in pediatric urologic diseases influence long-term renal health

Amanda DiNofia, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology Training Program
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Research: Cost Analysis and Resource Utilization by Treatment Arm on the Phase 3 High-Risk B-precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Trial AALL0932
Last known position: Instructor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at CHOP

Laura Figueroa-Phillips, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training Program
Research: Development of a Clinical Prediction Tool for Pediatric Outpatients at Risk for Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
Last known position: Pediatrician, Indian Health Service, Gallup, NM

Karen James, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology Training Program
Specialty: Rheumatology
Research: Treatment and Outcomes of Children Hospitalized with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
Last known position: Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah

Tamara Miller, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology Training Program
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Research: Adverse event reporting in pediatric oncology clinical trials

Hari Narayan, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training Program
Specialty: Cardiology
Research: Detection, Prevention and Management of Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapies in Children
Last known position: Clinical assistant professor, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Deepak Palakshappa, MD, MSHP
Training Program: Academic General Pediatrics
Specialty: General Pediatrics
Research: Policy and population-based interventions targeting childhood and adolescent obesity and food insecurity

Jennifer Wilkes, MD, MSCE
Training Program: Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology Training program
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Research: Hospital Volume and Outcomes and Prescription Practices in Pediatric Acute Leukemia
Last known position: Acting Assistant Professor in the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology / Oncology, and Medical Director for Quality Improvement in the Division of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology