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.

2014 Highlights

  • Wendy Sun, an undergraduate student mentored by Pelin Cengiz, MD, received a 2014-2015 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship for her project, “Sexually Differential Response of Hippocampal Neurons to in-vitro Neonatal Hypoxia Ischemia: A Role for Estrogen Receptor Alpha in the Activation of the Growth Factor Receptor TrkB and Neuroprotection.”
  • Pelin Cengiz, MD, was awarded $500 to attend the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences 2014 meeting for her abstract, "Crosstalk Between the Estrogen Receptor Alpha and TrkB in Mediating Neuroprotection After Neonatal Hypoxia and Ischemia."
  • Marlowe Eldridge, MD, received a one-year, $100,000 supplement to his National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-funded R01, “Influence of Sex and Maturation on Right Heart-Pulmonary Vascular Coupling in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD).”
  • Andrew Watson, MD, a postdoctoral trainee in the laboratory of Marlowe Eldridge, MD, received a $25,000 award from the UW Sports Medicine Classic Fund for his project, “Identifying the Mechanisms of Maturational Differences in Fitness Development in Children.” In addition, Aaron Kleinertz and Taylor Shuster, undergraduate students also mentored by Dr. Eldridge, received the American Physiological Society’s Bruce Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research.




Marlowe W. Eldridge, MD

Professor and Division Chief

Juan P. Boriosi, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Tom Brazelton, MD, MPH

Associate Professor (CHS)

Pelin Cengiz, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Melissa A. Cercone, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Peter A. Ferrazzano, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Scott A. Hagen, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Gregory A. Hollman, MD

Professor (CHS)

Sushant Srinivasan, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Michael Wilhelm, MD

Assistant Professor



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