Division Highlights - Critical Care

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine delivers comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to critically ill children admitted to American Family Children’s Hospital.

Our scholarly endeavors include advocacy, medical education, clinical and basic science research, and global health.

2009 Highlights

  • Juan Boriosi, MD, and Rahul Bhatia, MD, joined the division.
  • Marlowe Eldridge, MD, was the principal investigator of a Department of Defense/US Navy grant on development of decompression and oxygen pre-breath schedules for submarine escape and rescue, and provided production assistance on an NIH NHLBI grant on cellular therapies in lung biology and lung diseases.
  • Melissa Bates, PhD, was the principal investigator of an American Heart Association postdoctoral research grant on intrapulmonary shunt pathways in pediatric stroke.
  • Juan Boriosi, MD, was the principal investigator of a Hospira-funded DEX 0805 multicenter trial.
  • Pelin Cengiz, MD, served on the organization committee of the 6th International Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Gregory Hollman, MD, chaired the National Pediatric Sedation Provider Course.
  • Michael Wilhelm, MD, won the Sutherland Award for best junior faculty abstract and presentation at the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research.


Marlowe W. Eldridge, MD

Division Chief
Marlowe W. Eldridge, MD

Associate Professor

Rahul Bhatia, MD

Assistant Professor

Juan P. Boriosi, MD

Assistant Professor

Tom Brazelton, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Pelin Cengiz, MD

Assistant Professor

Peter A. Ferrazzano, MD

Assistant Professor

Gregory A. Hollman, MD


Michael Wilhelm, MD

Assistant Professor

Recent Publications

Brazelton TB. Contributing author, chapter 38, “Pediatrics,” in Prehospital Emergency Care, 9th edition, Mistovich J, editor, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2009.

Hampers L, Brazelton TB, Lund DP. Classification of trauma in children. UpToDate® (Wiley, ed.), version 16.3, Waltham, MA, November, 2008, revised 2/09.

Hsu B, Brazelton T. Off-label medication use in an academic hospital pediatric critical care unit. WMJ. 2009 Oct;108(7):343-8.

Lovering AT, Eldridge MW, Stickland MK. Counterpoint: Exercise-induced intrapulmonary shunting is real. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Sep;107(3):994-7.

Lovering AT, Haverkamp HC, Romer LM, Hokanson JS, Eldridge MW. Transpulmonary passage of 99mTc macroaggregated albumin in healthy humans at rest and during maximal exercise. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jun;106(6):1986-92. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

Grant Support

Principal Investigator Funding Agency Title
Eldridge, Marlowe DHHS, PHS, National Institutes of Health Comprehensive Characterization of Intrapulmonary Arteriovenous Pathways
Eldridge, Marlowe DOD, Navy Decompression Risk Minimization In Submarine Escape and Rescue
Ferrazzano, Peter UW - ICTR MRI Biomarkers of Pediatric Brain Injury and Neuroprotection
Ferrazzano, Peter UW - ICTR Real-time MRI in Pediatric Ischemic Brain Injury