Research and Scholarly Activity

The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine has an active research program that provides ample opportunities for medical students and residents to participate with faculty in research and scholarly activities. We offer experiences that enable discovery and promote creativity. As a department we are committed to pursuing inquiry, disseminating knowledge, and fostering critical thinking that encourages lifelong learning. Research is offered on a longitudinal basis for all trainees and also a full block experience for residents interested in pursuing a career in which a research base is helpful. 

Research and Scholarly Activity, 2011-16

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Research Chart

Recent Publications

Pharmacologic management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a review for practitioners.
Brown KA, Samuel S, Patel DR
Transl Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 7:1:36-47
PMID: 29441281

Pediatric obesity: Current concepts.
Greydanus DE, Agana M, Kamboj MK, Shebrain S, Soares N, Eke R, Patel DR, Greydanus D., Agana M., Kamboj M., Shebrain S., Soares N., Eke R., Patel D.
Dis Mon. 2018 Jan 9
PMID: 29329689

Congenital aneurysm of both left ventricle and left atrium.
Halas RF, Schmehil CJ, Ten Eyck GR, Loker JL
Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Jan-Apr; 11:1:97-99
PMID: 29440840

Infected renal hematoma in a healthy adolescent with no renal structural anomaly.
Huq S, Pejka S, Patel DR
Transl Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 7:1:67-70
PMID: 29441284

Pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: a review for practitioners.
Patel DR, Feucht C, Brown K, Ramsay J
Transl Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 7:1:23-35
PMID: 29441280

Caspofungin resistant disseminated candidiasis in a 7-year-old girl with T cell lymphoma: a case report.
Schmalz M, Joysula M, Staddon JH, Feinberg A
Transl Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 7:1:63-66
PMID: 29441283

Specific learning disability in mathematics: a comprehensive review.
Soares N, Evans T, Patel DR
Transl Pediatr. 2018 Jan; 7:1:48-62
PMID: 29441282

The female athlete triad: special considerations for adolescent female athletes.
Brown KA, Dewoolkar AV, Baker N, Dodich C
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:144-149
PMID: 28795004

Participation in sports in relation to adolescent growth and development.
Brown KA, Patel DR, Darmawan D
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:150-159
PMID: 28795005

Causes of death in Prader-Willi syndrome: Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) 40-year mortality survey.
Butler MG, Manzardo AM, Heinemann J, Loker C, Loker J
Genet Med. 2017 Jun; 19:6:635-642
PMID: 27854358

Hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by E. coli O157 infection.
Bystrom PV, Beck RJ, Prahlow JA
Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2017 Mar 28
PMID: 28352987

Redacted reflections on the kidney from the Sumerians to Moses Maimonides: lessons for 21st-century clinicians and researchers.
Greydanus DE, Merrick J
Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2017 Feb 16
PMID: 28207412

Rare case of Rhizobium radiobacter bioprosthetic mitral valve endocarditis
Halas R., Jacob C., Badwal K., Mir R.
. 2017; 10:88-90
PMID: 900000277

A case of Raoultella planticola causing a urinary tract infection in a pediatric patient.
Howell C, Fakhoury J
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 6:2:102-103
PMID: 28503416

Sports participation recommendations for patients with bleeding disorders.
Howell C, Scott K, Patel DR
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:174-180
PMID: 28795008

Gastrointestinal considerations related to youth sports and the young athlete.
Koon G, Atay O, Lapsia S
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:129-136
PMID: 28795002

Survival trends from the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) 40-year mortality survey.
Manzardo AM, Loker J, Heinemann J, Loker C, Butler MG
Genet Med. 2017 Jul 6
PMID: 28682308

Chronic kidney disease and sports participation by children and adolescents.
Master Sankar Raj V, Patel DR, Ramachandran L
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:207-214
PMID: 28795012

Resistance training for children and adolescents.
Myers AM, Beam NW, Fakhoury JD
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:137-143
PMID: 28795003

Evaluation and management of shoulder pain in skeletally immature athletes.
Patel DR, Breisach S
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:181-189
PMID: 28795009

Sport-related concussions in adolescent athletes: a critical public health problem for which prevention remains an elusive goal.
Patel DR, Fidrocki D, Parachuri V
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:114-120
PMID: 28795000

Evaluation and management of lower back pain in young athletes.
Patel DR, Kinsella E
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:225-235
PMID: 28795014

Evaluation and management of sport-related concussions in adolescent athletes.
Patel DR, Parachuri V, Shettigar A
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:121-128
PMID: 28795001

Neurodevelopmental readiness of children for participation in sports.
Patel DR, Soares N, Wells K
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:167-173
PMID: 28795007

Evaluation and management of knee pain in young athletes: overuse injuries of the knee.
Patel DR, Villalobos A
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:190-198
PMID: 28795010

Epidemiology of sports-related musculoskeletal injuries in young athletes in United States.
Patel DR, Yamasaki A, Brown K
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:160-166
PMID: 28795006

Cardiac screening to prevent sudden death in young athletes.
Schmehil C, Malhotra D, Patel DR
Transl Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 6:3:199-206
PMID: 28795011

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics education in the United States: challenges in the midst of healthcare evolution.
Soares N, Baum R, Patel D
Int J Med Educ. 2017 Nov 10; 8:396-399
PMID: 29129829

Utilizing patient geographic information system data to plan telemedicine service locations.
Soares N, Dewalle J, Marsh B
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Sep 1; 24:5:891-896
PMID: 28339932

Mobile Robotic Telepresence Solutions for the Education of Hospitalized Children.
Soares N, Kay JC, Craven G
Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2017 Fall; 14:Fall:1e
PMID: 29118682

A rare CFTR mutation associated with severe disease progression in a 10-year-old Hispanic patient.
Soe K, Gregoire-Bottex MM
Clin Case Rep. 2017 Jan 19; 5:2:139-144
PMID: 28174639

Complex febrile seizures-A systematic review.
Whelan H, Harmelink M, Chou E, Sallowm D, Khan N, Patil R, Sannagowdara K, Kim JH, Chen WL, Khalil S, Bajic I, Keval A, Greydanus D
Dis Mon. 2017 Jan 12
PMID: 28089358

Screen Media Use in Hospitalized Children.
Arora G, Soares N, Li N, Zimmerman FJ
Hosp Pediatr. 2016 May; 6:5:297-304
PMID: 27076442

Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation syndrome and celiac disease in a 13-year-old girl: further evidence for autoimmunity?
Cemeroglu AP, Eng DS, Most LA, Stalsonburg CM, Kleis L
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jan; 29:1:97-101
PMID: 26352082

The possible perils of targeted therapy.
Duffner U, Abdel-Mageed A, Younge J, Tornga C, Scott K, Staddon J, Elliott K, Stumph J, Kidd P
Leukemia. 2016 Jul; 30:7:1619-21
PMID: 26859079

Gastrointestinal dysfunction and autism: caution with misdiagnoses as many mysteries remain to be unraveled!
Greydanus DE, Gregoire-Bottex MM, Merrick J
Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Dec 15
PMID: 27977400

Sibling abuse: a Cadmean victory for societal indifference!
Greydanus DE, Greydanus-Rutgers SM, Merrick J
Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Dec 15
PMID: 27977402

Pre-aesculapian messages from ancient archives of Mesopotamia: the Epic of Gilgamesh and the library of Ashurbanipal.
Greydanus DE, Merrick J
Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Dec 15
PMID: 27977401

The spectrum of allergic fungal diseases of the upper and lower airways.
Rodrigues J, Caruthers C, Azmeh R, Dykewicz MS, Slavin RG, Knutsen AP
Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2016; 12:5:531-50
PMID: 26776889

Rare Diagnosis in a 4-Year-Old Boy Presenting With Shortness of Breath.
Schmehil CJ, Halas RF, Malhotra D, Loker J
Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct 23
PMID: 27798395

Rhabdomyolysis in a Hospitalized 16-Year-Old Boy: A Rarely Reported Underlying Cause.
Singh R, Patel DR, Pejka S
Case Rep Pediatr. 2016; 2016:7873813
PMID: 27895953

Building Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics in Low-Middle Income Countries Through International Collaboration.
Soares NS, Gajre MP, Manglani MV
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 37:6:508-10
PMID: 27366958

Hydrosalpinx in Postmenarchal Nonsexually Active Girls: A Review of 6 Cases in a Children's Hospital.
Cabral MD, Siqueira LM
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Dec; 28:6:e203-7
PMID: 26117410

Pelvic inflammatory disease in the adolescent: a poignant, perplexing, potentially preventable problem for patients and physicians.
Greydanus DE, Dodich C
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 27:1:92-9
PMID: 25514575

Cannabis: the never-ending, nefarious nepenthe of the 21st century: what should the clinician know?
Greydanus DE, Kaplan G, Baxter LE Sr, Patel DR, Feucht CL
Dis Mon. 2015 Apr; 61:4:118-75
PMID: 25835640

Pediatric Nephrology in Primary Care: The Forest for the Trees.
Greydanus DE, Master Sankar Raj V, Merrick J
Front Public Health. 2015 Oct 6; 3:227
PMID: 26501050

Insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk factors in obese children and adolescents: a hierarchical approach.
Sakou II, Psaltopoulou T, Sergentanis TN, Karavanaki K, Karachaliou F, Ntanasis-Stathopoulos I, Tzanninis S, Sdogou T, Greydanus D, Tsitsika A
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2015 May; 28:5-6:589-96
PMID: 25781532

What Should MOC Ideally Look Like?
Strasburger VC, Greydanus DE, Sigman GS
Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Aug; 54:9:831-2
PMID: 25896722

Improving the Rate of Sufficient Sweat Collected in Infants Referred for Sweat Testing in Michigan.
Abdulhamid I, Kleyn M, Langbo C, Gregoire-Bottex M, Schuen J, Shanmugasundaram K, Nasr SZ
Glob Pediatr Health. 2014 Oct 9; 1:2333794X14553625
PMID: 27335913

In-School Asthma Management and Physical Activity: Children's Perspectives.
Azmeh R, Leo HL
Pediatrics. 2014 Nov; 134 Suppl 3:S180
PMID: 25363988

Nutritional considerations in pediatric liver disease.
Cameron R, Kogan-Liberman D
Pediatr Rev. 2014 Nov; 35:11:493-6
PMID: 25361909

Cannabis: a controversial 21st-century drug of antiquity.
Greydanus D, Holt M
Georgian Med News. 2014 May :230:24-30
PMID: 24940853

Newborn care: what we can learn from the kangaroo mother.
Greydanus DE, Merrick J
Front Public Health. 2014; 2:96
PMID: 25105114

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia in a child related to cigarette smoke.
Ischander M, Fan LL, Farahmand V, Langston C, Yazdani S
Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Mar; 49:3:E56-8
PMID: 23775787

Worsening hypertriglyceridemia with oral contraceptive pills in an adolescent with HIV-associated lipodystrophy: a case report and review of the literature.
Patni N, Diaz EG, Cabral MD, Siqueira LM, Diaz A
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Nov; 27:11-12:1247-51
PMID: 24859501

The relationship between body fat mass percentiles and inflammation in children.
Singer K, Eng DS, Lumeng CN, Gebremariam A, M Lee J
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 May; 22:5:1332-6
PMID: 24464763

Developmental-behavioral pediatric teaching of medical students: a national COMSEP survey.
Soares N, Wu Q, Kanungo S
Teach Learn Med. 2014; 26:4:366-72
PMID: 25318032

Experiencing sexuality in youth living in Greece: contraceptive practices, risk taking, and psychosocial status.
Tsitsika A, Andrie E, Deligeoroglou E, Tzavara C, Sakou I, Greydanus D, Papaevangelou V, Tsolia M, Creatsas G, Bakoula C
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2014 Aug; 27:4:232-9
PMID: 25016561

Effects of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Nasal Surgery in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Yalamanchali S, Cipta S, Waxman J, Pott T, Joseph N, Friedman M
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar 31; 151:1:171-175
PMID: 24687940

Health insurance, patient protection and Affordable Care Act, and young adults.
Dodich C, Patel D
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Dec; 24:3:526-37
PMID: 24654546

The promise and peril of mobile health applications for diabetes and endocrinology.
Eng DS, Lee JM
Pediatr Diabetes. 2013 Jun; 14:4:231-8
PMID: 23627878

Bisphenol A and chronic disease risk factors in US children.
Eng DS, Lee JM, Gebremariam A, Meeker JD, Peterson K, Padmanabhan V
Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132:3:e637-45
PMID: 23958765

Update in adolescent dermatology.
Feinberg AN, Shwayder TA
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:90-107, xi-xii
PMID: 23705520

Self-harm is common in adolescents in England.
Greydanus DE
Evid Based Ment Health. 2013 Feb; 16:1:28
PMID: 23161562

Marijuana: current concepts(†).
Greydanus DE, Hawver EK, Greydanus MM, Merrick J
Front Public Health. 2013 Oct 10; 1:42
PMID: 24350211

Adolescence across the ages: a perpetual paradox is now a precocious paragon of Promethean proportions.
Greydanus DE, Patel DR, Omar H
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:xvii-xxiv
PMID: 23705515

Asperger syndrome in young adulthood: the physician as supportive coach and medical advisor.
Greydanus DE, Truba N, Pratt HD
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Dec; 24:3:629-42
PMID: 24654553

Sterol metabolism disorders and neurodevelopment-an update.
Kanungo S, Soares N, He M, Steiner RD
Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2013; 17:3:197-210
PMID: 23798009

Evaluation of genetic counseling among cystic fibrosis carriers, Michigan Newborn Screening.
Kleyn MJ, Langbo C, Abdulhamid I, Adamski CR, Allan C, Carmany EP, Gregoire-Bottex MM, Homnick D, Schuen J, Nasr SZ
Pediatr Pulmonol. 2013 Feb; 48:2:123-9
PMID: 23169573

Update on cardiovascular screening: can we prevent sudden cardiac death in adolescent athletes?
Patel DR, Luckstead EF Sr
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:225-41, xiv
PMID: 23705527

Update on sport-related concussion.
Patel DR, Reddy V
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:206-24, xiii-xiv
PMID: 23705526

Advances in foregut and bariatric surgery in adolescents.
Shebrain S, Patel N
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:242-63
PMID: 23705528

Common topics in adolescent critical care medicine.
Skaletzky S, Totapally BR
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Apr; 24:1:167-84, xiii
PMID: 23705524