Published Authors at Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's staff members frequently publish articles in scholarly journals that are indexed in Medline.

Check out some of the recent journal articles by our medical staff.

Publications by authors affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital since 2010.

John Ahmann, DO
John Ahmann's Publications

Michael Bigham, MD
Pediatric & Adolescent Intensivist
Michael Bigham's Publications
Additional Citations:
Bigham MT. Status Asthmaticus. In Rogers M.C. and Nichols D.G. (eds): Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care - 4th Edition. Williams & Wilkins.

Bigham MT. Endocrine Emergencies. In Wheeler, Shanley, Wong (eds): Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Basic Science and Clinical Evidence – 1st Edition. Springer Publishing.

Bigham MT. Pharmacotherapy in the ICU Patient with Renal Dysfunction. In Kiessling, Goebel, Somers (eds): Pediatric Nephrology in the ICU – 1st edition. Springer Publishing.

Ann-Marie Brown, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN
Lead Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Care
Ann-Marie Brown's Publications

Jeffrey Butler, MD
Jeffrey Butler's Publications

David V. Chand, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist, Diagnostic Referral Group
David Chand's Publications
Additional Citations:
David V. Chand (2011) Observational Study Using the Tools of Lean Six Sigma to Improve the Efficiency of the Resident Rounding Process. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: June 2011, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 144-150.

Chand D, Smultea L, and Ghannoum M. Advances in medical mycology. In: Salata RA and Armitage KB, eds. The Year in Infection, Volume 3. Oxford, UK: Atlas Medical Publishing; 2006:77-92.

Norman Christopher, MD
Noah Miller Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Norman Christopher's Publications

Joseph A. Congeni, MD, FAAP
Director, Sports Medicine
Joseph Congeni's Publications
Additional Citations:
Congeni, Joseph A. “Elbow Anatomy, Biomechanics, Clinical Evaluation,” Care of the Young Athlete. Second Edition. China: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010. Chapter 35, 343-346

Walter K, Congeni J: “Don’t Let Little League Shoulder or Elbow Sideline Your Patient Permanently,” Contemporary Pediatrics, Vol.21, No.9, September 2004

Christopher N, Congeni J: “Overuse Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete: Evaluation, Initial Management, and Strategies for Prevention,” Clin Ped Emerg Med 3:118-128, 2002

Congeni, J: “Definition of Sports Medicine,” Encyclopedia of Public Health, Macmillan Reference, 2000
Congeni J, O’Connor P: “Little League Shoulder-A Growing Problem?” Ohio Family Physicians Journal, April 2000

Congeni J: “Evaluating Spondylolysis in Adolescent Athletes,” The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, March 2000; Vol. 17, No. 3, 123-129

Congeni J: Clinical Pearl “A Helpful View for Ankle Hyper flexion Injuries,” The Physician and Sportsmedicine, November 1999; Vol. 27, No. 12, 23.

Congeni J: Treating-and Preventing-Little League Elbow. The Physician and Sportsmedicine 1994; Vol. 22,
No. 3, 54-64

Mohammed El Khwad, MBBS, MRCP
Mohammed El Khwad's Publications

Harriet Feick, MD
Harriet Feick's Publications

Michael Forbes, MD, FAAP
Staff Pediatric & Adolescent Intensivist; Director, Clinical Research & Outcomes Analysis
Michael Forbes' Publications
Additional Citation:
Forbes M. Preventing Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in High Risk Populations. J Managed Care Med 2009:12;6-1

Jennifer Grow, MD
Jennifer Grow's Publications

Nneka Holder, MD
Adolescent Medicine
Nneka Holder's Publications

Jeffrey Hord, MD
Director, Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders
Jeffrey Hord's Publications
Additional Citations:
Ragni MV, Hord JD, Blatt J. Central venous catheter infection in hemophiliacs undergoing prophylaxis or immune tolerance with clotting factor concentrate. Haemophilia 3:90-95, 1997.
Hord JD, Rice SG. NCAA recommends screening all college athletes for sickle cell trait. AAP News 30:1; 2009.

Anand Kantak, MD
Director, Division of Neonatology; Medical Director NICU
Anand Kantak's Publications

Frank Kokomoor, MD
Frank Kokomoor's Publications

Diane Langkamp, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Locust Pediatric Care Group; Director, Tele-Health-Kids Program
Diane Langkamp's Publications

Additional Citations:
Langkamp DL, Pascoe JM. “Temperament of Preterm Infants at 9 Months of Age” Ambulatory Child Health 7:203-212, 2001.

Langkamp DL. Evaluation of the Early Childhood Mental Health Initiative, in New Research in Mental Health, 2004-2005 Biennium, Ohio Department of Mental Health, 2007, pp. 295-309.

Starla Martinez, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology; Director, M3 Pediatric Clerkship
Starla Martinez's Publications

Ryan Nofziger, MD
Pediatric Intensivist
Ryan Nofziger’s Publications

Gregory J. Omlor, MD
Director, Pulmonary Medicine; Director, Sleep Center; Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Gregory Omlor's Publications

Additional Citations:
Omlor, GJ. “Disorders of the Upper Respiratory Tract, Larynx and Trachea”, “Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)”, and “Sinusitis”. In: Powell, KR, Reines L (eds.) Treatment Strategies in Pediatrics. New York:, Inc., Copyright © 2002, 2006.

Omlor G and McBride J. Chapter 23.2-Physiological Basis Of Pulmonary Function and 23.3.5- Pulmonary Function Testing, in Rudolph’s Pediatrics 21st edition, Editors CD Rudolph, AM Rudolph et al. Copyright © 2003 The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Maria Ramundo, MD
Emergency Medicine; Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Maria Ramundo's Publications

Teresa A. Volsko, MHHS, RRT, FAARC
Director, Respiratory Care and Transport
Teresa Volsko’s Publications

Dennis Weiner, MD
Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Research
Chairman, Emeritus, Pediatric Orthopaedic Department

Dennis Weiner’s Publications

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