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Publications

  • Bowman TA, Paget-Brown A, Carroll J, Gurka MJ, Kattwinkel J.  Sensing and responding to compliance changes during manual ventilation using a lung model: can we teach healthcare providers to improve?  J Pediatr.2012 March; 160(3):372-376.e1.Epub2011 Nov 1.PMID 22048042
  • Chen PG, Johnson LW, Rosenthal MS. Sources of education about breastfeeding and breast pump use: what effect do they have on breastfeeding duration?  An analysis of the Infant Feeding Practices Survey II. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2012 Oct; 16(7): 1421-1430.
  • Desai V, Dumrongmongcolgul N, Kanu A. The first case report of Staphylococcus intermedius pneumonia in cystic fibrosis patient – Accepted 11/2012 by Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice
  • Dreimane D. TODAY Study Group* NEJM (April 29, 2012, at NEJM.org.)  
  • Dreimane D. Metformin monotherapy in youth with recent onset type 2 diabetes: experience from the prerandomization run-in phase of the TODAY study. Laffel L, Chang, N, Grey M et al. Pediatric Diabetes 2012:13: 369-375 (credit)
  • Johnson LW, Robles J, Hudgins A, Osburn S, Martin D, Thompson A. Management of Bronchiolitis in the Emergency Department: Impact of Evidence-Based Guidelines? Pediatrics 2013;131;S103,
    DOI:10.1542/peds.2012-1427m.
  • Larson, DB, Johnson LW, Schnell BM, Salisbury SR, Forman HP. National Trends in CT Utilization in the Emergency Department, 1995-2007.  Radiology, 2011. 258 (1) 164-173. 
  • Larson DB, Johnson LW, Schnell BM, Goske MJ, Salisbury SR, Forman HP et al., Rising Use of CT in Child Visits to the Emergency Department in the United States, 1995-2008. Radiology, 2011. 259(3): p. 793-801.
  • Muhittin B, Dlouhy BJ, Grossbach A, Torner J, Hitchon P.  In Press in clinical neurology and neurosurgery, Available online 5 March 2013.
    http://dx.doi.org /10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.01.018
  • Nelius T, Al-Khalil I, Vordermark J, Rinard-Holden K, Cammack T, Mamlok V, Filleur S.  TFE3 Translocation-Associated Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Avascular Necrosis of the Femur in a 19-Year-Old Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Report Med. 2011; 2011: 432917. Epub 2011 Oct 5. PMID: 22007232
  • Robinson  K. Child Abuse Education Research Project- Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the 2011 APPD meeting. A multidisciplinary educational curriculum in child abuse: The pediatrician's role in recognition, documentation, management and legal advocacy.
  • Tonk V, Wyandt H. Chromosome Polymorphisms.  112 pages for the AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual 5th Edition, by Lippincott.  2011-2012 (submitted).
  • Tonk V, Kyhm J, Gibson C, Wilson G. Interstitial deletion 5q-14.3 3q21.3 with MEF2C  haplionsufficiency and mild Phenotype: When more is less.  Ref# AJMG – A – 10-0835.R1.  Acceptance (American J. of Medical Genet.  2011-In-Press).
  • Tonk V, Wilson G.  Autism Spectrum Disorder with Microdeletion 10q26 by Subtelomere FISH.  Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics. 2011;2:49-53.
  • Wat M, Veenma D, Hogue J, Holder A, Yu Z, Wat J, Hanchard N, Shchelochkov O, Fernandes C, Johnson A, Lally K, Slavotinek A, Danhaive O, Schaible T, Cheung A, Rauen K, Tonk V, Tibboel D, de Klein A, Scott D. Genomic Alterations that Contribute to the Development of Isolated and Non-Isolated Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J. of Med. Genet. 2011; 48: 299-307.
  • Wilson G, V Tonk V. Autism and Genetic Testing: An update for clinical practice. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2011(10), 350-356.

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Presentations and Abstracts

  • Ackerman B, Dreimane D, Tonk V. Novel mutation causing severe persistent neonatal hyperinsulinism. Presented at: PESTOLA; January, 2012; Fort Worth.
  • Al-Khalil, I. TFE3 Translocation-Associated Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Avascular Necrosis of the Femur in a 19-Year Old Patient. Case Reports in Medicine pp. 7. 2011.
  • Beck N. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Thriving in the Intergenerational Workplace, TTUHSC Continuing Medical Education, Lubbock, TX. February 1, 2012.
  • Brandon A, Varma S. Endocrine Manifestations of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 in a Pediatric Population (Poster Presentation) -, PAS Annual Meeting, May, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
  • Brandon A, Varma S. Endocrine Manifestation of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 in a Pediatric Population, Pediatric Academic Society Abstract Book, 2011.
  • Camp T, Motheral L. Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Milestones – Interpersonal Communication Skills. Presented; 2013.
  • Camp T, Motheral L. Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Milestones – Patient Care Continued and Medical Knowledge. Presented; 2013.
  • Camp T, Motheral L. Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Milestones – Patient Care. Presented; 2013.
  • Camp T, Motheral L. Pediatric Grand Rounds: Next Accreditation System & Pediatric Milestones: Embarking on Outcomes-based Education. Presented; 2013.
  • Camp T, Motheral L. Pediatric Grand Rounds: Are YOU awake?  Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education for Physicians. Nov 9, 2012.
  • Camp TM, Motheral L, Robinson K, Patterson P, Johnson LW.  A Multidisciplinary educational curriculum in child abuse:  The pediatrician’s role in early recognition, documentation, management and legal advocacy.  Presented at: Association of Pediatric Program Directors; 2011. 
  • Camp T, Patterson P, Robinson K, Motheral L, Johnson L.  A multidisciplinary educational curriculum in child abuse: The pediatrician's role in recognition, documentation, management and legal advocacy.  Poster presented at: The 2011 APPD Annual Spring Meeting; April 2011.  
  • Camp TM, Motheral LC, Robinson KK, Patterson PJ, Johnson LW. A Multidisciplinary Educational Curriculum In Child Abuse: The Pediatrician’s Role In Recognition, Documentation, Management And Legal Advocacy.APPD Annual Meeting Poster Session; April 2, 2011. 
  • Clinton S, Djajadi W, Muehe N, Dreimane D. Increased incidence and severity of diabetic ketoacidosis among children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Presented at SSPR; February 2011; New Orleans, LA.
  • Djajadi W, Gill S, Clinton S, Dreimane D. Poster at International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent diabetes (ISPAD); 2012; Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Djajadi W, Gill S, Clinton S, Dreimane D. Increased incidence and severity of diabetic ketoacidosis among children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico, 2007-2010.  Poster at PESTOLA meeting February, 2012.
  • Dreimane D. A Clinical Trial to Maintain Glycemic Control in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Dreimane D. TODAY Study: comparison of efficacy of three treatment modalities for type 2 diabetes in children. Invited speaker at World Latvian Scientist Congress; October, 2011; Riga, Latvia.
  • Demke JC, Wang J, Nagy L, Cordero J. Image Guided Surgery and Craniofacial Applications: Mastering the Unseen. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting; 2012; Washington, D.C.
  • Elazreg MO, Machin A, Levent F, Nagy L, Johnson LW. TB meningitis in a child with Otomastoiditis.  Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine.  (Finalist); 2012.
  • Hill J, Robles J, Levent F, Thompson A, Johnson LW. Inadvertent intravenous administration of oral preparation of acetaminophen in a four-year old.  Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine; 2012.
  • Janish K, Madrid TS, Thompson AN, Martin DN, Hudgins A, Johnson LW.  A Case of Morvan Syndrome in a Sixteen Year Old.  Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine; 2011.
  • Johnson LW, Hudgins AS, Martin DN, McKay DR, Osburn TS, and Thompson AN.  Enhancing the quality of Family-Centered Rounds: Use of a “rounding Apgar.” Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine; 2012.
  • Johnson LW, Chen PG and Rosenthal MS.  A Patient-centered Definition of Breastfeeding Success: Factors Associated with Reaching Maternal Feeding Goals.  Presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies; 2012.
  • Johnson LW.  Transfers from the Emergency Department (ED): Comparisons of Rural and Urban Hospitals.  Presented; National Rural Health Association; 2012.
  • Johnson LW (Presenter & Author), Hudgins AS (Author Only), Martin DN (Author Only), McKay DR (Author Only), Osburn TS (Author Only), Thompson AN (Author Only). Society of Hospital Medicine, "Enhancing the quality of Family-Centered Rounds: Use of a "rounding APGAR."," SHM. 2012.
  • Johnson LW (Presenter & Author), Robles J (Author Only), Thompson AN (Author Only), Hudgins AS (Author Only), Martin DN (Author Only). Management of Bronchiolitis in the Emergency Department from 2001- 2008: Influence of Evidence-based Guidelines? AAP Annual Meeting; October 2012; New Orleans, LA.
  • Johnson LW, Chen PG.  Breastfeeding Initiation and Success Among Women in Rural Areas.  Presented at: National Rural Health Association; 2011.
  • Johnson LW, Robles J, Hudgins A, Madrid TS, Martin DN, Thompson AN. Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department from 2001-2008: influence of evidence-based guidelines?  Presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies; 2011. 
  • Johnson LW, Chen PG.  Breastfeeding Initiation and Success Among Women in Rural Areas.  Presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies; 2011
  • Johnson LW, Robles J, Hudgins A, Madrid TS, Martin DN, Thompson AN.  Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department from 2001-2008: influence of evidence-based guidelines?  Presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies; 2011. 
  • Johnson LW, Robles J, Hudgins A, Madrid TS, Martin DN, Thompson AN.  Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department from 2001-2008: influence of evidence-based guidelines?  Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine; 2011. 
  • Johnson LW, Robles J, Hudgins A, Madrid TS, Martin DN, Thompson AN.  Management of bronchiolitis in the emergency department from 2001-2008: predictors of admission and resource utilization.  Presented at: Pediatric Hospital Medicine, 2011. 
  • Kasemsri T and Pankratz M.  End of life memento collection in Texas.  Poster presentation at: Children’s Hospital Association of Texas, October 2011.
  • Kasemsri T (Author Only), Pankratz M (Presenter & Author). End of life memento collection in Texas. Children's Hospital Association of Texas; Lubbock, Texas.
  • Libster R, Edwards MS, Levent F, Shah P, Rench MA, Baker CJ, Cooper T, Sparks RC, Edwards KM. Long term outcomes of Group B Streptococcal Meningitis. Presented to the Infectious Diseases Society of America49th Annual Meeting; Abstract #946; 2011; Boston, MA. 
  • Mongkolrattanothai, K (Author Only). The 2012 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting and Exhibition, "Impact of an intermittent antimicrobial stewardship program on pharmacist interventions at a children’s hospital," ASHP; December 2-6, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Mongkolrattanothai, K (Presenter & Author). The ID Week 2012 TM (A Joint Meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS), "Molecular Surveillance of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit," IDSA. October 17-21, 2012; San Diego, CA.
  • Mongkolrattanothai, K (Author Only), The IDWeek 2012 TM (A Joint Meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS);, "MRSA Necrotizing Pneumonia: A Case Report of Infection traced to an MRSA strain from Spouse with Cystic Fibrosis," IDSA; October 17-21, 2012; San Diego, CA.
  • Motheral L, Milner J, Johnson LW.  Screening Adolescents for Pregnancy when CT Imaging is Performed in the Emergency Department.  Presented at: Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine; 2011. 
  • Motheral L. Insuring Our Future:  Assessment of Strategies to Increase the Number of Insured Hispanic Children.  Faculty mentor for poster presentation done by first year medical students, including Berthina Coleman, Nino Ngo, Clare Nguyen, and Brenda Watkins. April 2011
  • Motheral L.  Attacking Asthma from Afar: Assessing Asthma Education in Rural Schools. Faculty mentor for poster presentation done by first year medical students, including Michael Benham, Keeley Bramblett, Katy Britten, Luke Lennard, Skyler McLaurin, and Josh Wesley. April 2011.
  • Motheral L, Milner J, Johnson L.  Screening Adolescents for Pregnancy When CT Imaging is Performed in the Emergency Department. Poster presented at: the 2011 Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting; March 2011; Seattle, WA.
  • Motheral L, Camp T, Patterson P, Robinson K.  A Teaching Module for Residents:  Recognizing, Managing, and Documenting Nonaccidental Trauma.  (We are working on uploading this module to AAMCs MedEd Portal.) January 2011.
  • Nur MM. Adolescent Eating Disorders: Early Diagnosis and Treatment, Thirty Sixth Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference Clinical Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics; August 2012; Lubbock, TX.
  • Nur M. Thirty Sixth Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference Clinical Pediatrics. Adolescent Eating Disorders: Early Diagnosis and Treatment; August 18, 2012; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics, Lubbock, TX.
  • Pankratz M (Presenter & Author), Kasemsri T (Author Only). End of life memento collection in medical examiner cases. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Conference; Houston, Texas.
  • Patterson PJ (Presenter Only). Systemic Approach to Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes of Abused Children. TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds; May 25, 2012; Lubbock, Texas.
  • Pollard K, Madrid TS, Levent F, Johnson LW.  Agitation and Encephalopathy in a 16 year old: An Unusual Presentation of Subdural Empyema and Pott’s Puffy Tumor.  Presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine; 2011.
  • Pollard K, Madrid TS, Levent F, Johnson L. Agitation and encephalopathy in a 16 year old: An unusual presentation of subdural empyema and Pott’s puffy tumor. Presented to the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. In: Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 6, No 4, Supplement 2.  Abstract 369. April 2011; Grapevine TX.
  • Thivakorn K, Michal P. End of Life Memento Collection in Texas. Poster presentation at: Children’s Hospital Association of Texas; October 2011.
  • Varma S, Leona C. Emerging Federal and State Policies and Legislation That Are Important To Pediatric Specialists, Abstract # 1695A, PES Workshop, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; April-May, 2012; Boston, MA.
  • Varma S. Moderator, Forum for Small Programs, Association of Pediatric Program Directors’ Annual Meeting, March, 2012, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Varma S. NRMP Rule-2012 and Beyond Impact on IMG Residents and Osteopathic School Graduates Recruitment, Forum for Small Programs, Association of Pediatric Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; March 2012; San Antonio, Texas.
  • Varma S, Cuttler L. Co-Chairs, Workshop #!695A, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. April 2012; Boston, MA.
  • Varma S. Precocious Puberty-Diagnosis and Management. Chulalongkorn University; August 8, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. Coming to America: Your rights and responsibilities. Mahidol University; August 8, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. How Program Directors Select Residents in NRMP (Match). Mahidol University; August 8, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. Thyroid Function Tests: Its application in various childhood thyroid disorders. Thailand Pediatric Endocrine Society; August 9, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. Coming to America: Your rights and responsibilities. Chulalongkorn University; August 9, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. How Program Directors Select Residents in NRMP (Match). Chulalongkorn University; August 9, 2012; Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Varma S. Growth Disorders, MAMC College, Agroha; October 2012; Haryana, India.
  • Varma S. Nationalization of Indian Medical Education System – A proposal, MAMC Medical College; October 2012; Agroha, Haryana, India.
  • Varma S. Moderator, Forum for Small Programs, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting, March 2011, Miami, Florida.
  • Varma S. Dealing with Cultural Diversity Issues in Small Programs, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting, March, 2011, Miami, Florida.
  • Varma S, Laraque D, Berkowitz C. Cultural Diversity Issues in Academic Medicine, SIG, PAS Annual Meeting, May, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
  • Varma S. Growth Hormone , The Past, Present, and the Future – The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, June 2011, New Jersey
  • Varma S. History of Medicine – Contributions of Medical Students & Residents- KGMC Alumni Meeting; July, 2011; Vancouver, Canada.
  • Varma S. Cultural Diversity Issues in Medicine – KGMC Alumni Meeting; July, 2011; Vancouver, Canada.
  • Varma S. Worldwide Medical Education Systems, A review – Maharaja Agrasen Medical College; September 2011; Agroha, India.
  • Varma S. Professionalism in Medicine – Maharaja Agrasen Medical College; September 2011; Agroha, India.
  • Varma S. Visions of Founding Fathers, Are we there?, Inaugural speech, King George Medical University Centenary Celebrations; December 2011; Lucknow, India.
  • Varma S. Growth Hormone – Past, Present, and Future Uses – International CME Conference, King George Medical University Centenary Celebrations; December 2011; Lucknow, India.
  • Wat MJ, Veenma, D, Hogue J, Holder AM, Yu Z, Wat J, Hanchard N, Shchelochkov OA, Fernandez CJ, Johnson A, Lally KP, Slavotinek A, Danhaive O, Schailble T, Cheung SW, Rauen KA, Tonk VS, Tibboel D, de Klein A, Scott DA. De novo and rare inherited genomic alterations provide insight into the genes responsible for isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia and Pentalogy of Cantrell. Abstract/Podium Presentation. Request for 12th International congress of Human Genetics (ICHG) and the 61st ASHG Annual Meeting at Montreal, Canada; October 11-15, 2011.
  • Wright A, Hall E, Camp T. Weight Loss and Foot drop in an Adolescent. Submitted at: Texas Pediatric Society Poster Contest. September 2012.

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