Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work

Bio

My primary research interest is in health outcomes following pediatric liver transplantation and acute liver failure. I lead a research group that studies all aspects of outcomes from survival to health related quality of life (HRQOL). Our research group has extensive experience examining HRQOL and cognitive outcomes in pediatric liver transplant survivors, long term complications related to immunosuppressive medications and the causes and treatment of acute liver failure. Our group has also ...[Read full text]My primary research interest is in health outcomes following pediatric liver transplantation and acute liver failure. I lead a research group that studies all aspects of outcomes from survival to health related quality of life (HRQOL). Our research group has extensive experience examining HRQOL and cognitive outcomes in pediatric liver transplant survivors, long term complications related to immunosuppressive medications and the causes and treatment of acute liver failure. Our group has also actively involved in new trials of immunosuppression withdrawal in liver transplant recipients. I am also one of the leaders of the Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Network and lead several ancillary studies within this group.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine (1985)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1988)
  • Fellowship: Univ. of Chicago Hospital, Pediatrics Gastroenterology (1990)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology