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.

2016 Highlights

  • Pelin Cengiz, MD, received a six-month, $7,500 UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Voucher Award that provides laboratory support for her project, “Exploring a Sex-Based Therapy: A Novel Approach for Neuroprotection After Neonatal Brain Injury.”

  • Marlowe Eldridge, MD, received a one-year, $65,761 award from the UW Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for his project, "Cardiac Contractile Function and Glucose Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women During Exercise: Effects of Estrogen."

    Three students in Dr. Eldridge’s laboratory won awards at the April 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting: Adelaide (Atzie) Sobotik and Taylor Levin both received the David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award, Levin also received the David S. Bruce Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award and Kristin Haraldsdottir received the Skatrud/Rankin Travel Award.

  • Peter Ferrazzano, MD, received a four-year, $2.16 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for his project, "MRI Markers of Functional Outcome after Severe Pediatric TBI".




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