Division Highlights - Critical Care

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) delivers comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to critically ill children admitted to American Family Children’s Hospital. The Division also provides pediatric procedural sedation to children in the AFCH Diagnostic and Therapy Center, which includes the Pediatric Sedation Program.

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

2015 Highlights

  • Tom Brazelton, MD, MPH, was elected chair of the board of directors for the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), the professional organization that sets educational standards for paramedic training programs across the nation.
  • Pelin Cengiz, MD, received a five-year, $977,810 grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS) for her project entitled, “Estrogen receptors and TrkB mediated neuroprotection in neonatal hypoxia-ischemia.” This award will allow her to investigate novel neuroprotective treatments to improve outcomes after brain injury in neonates and children.
  • Laura Tetri, a graduate student in the lab of Marlowe Eldridge, MD, was awarded a $2,500 American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation 2015 Seed Grant for her project, "Role of adrenergic signaling in regulation of blood flow through pulmonary supernumerary arteries."
  • Alex Waldman, an undergraduate student mentored by Peter Ferrazzano, MD, received a 2015-2016 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship for his project, "Age-Dependent Microglial Gene Expression Profiles in Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury."



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