Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2449
Fax: 215-590-3705
Education:
B.A.
Wesleyan University (College of Letters), 1992.
MD
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University, 2000.
MHS
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2005.
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Selected Publications

S Amaral, N Foster, H Dashefsky, R Rogers, C Paterno, S Furth: Peers4PATH: Feasibility of Medication Adherence Measures in Adolescent Transplant Recipients. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. November 2014.

H Fernandez, S Amaral, A Doyle, P Shaw, S Furth: Effect of Transition to Adult Transplant Care on Kidney Function for Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. November 2014.

S Amaral, L Plantinga, R Patzer: Geographic Variation in Pediatric ESRD Incidence. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. November 2014.

S Bhatnagar, K Palma, J Palmer, J Baluarte, S Amaral: Increased Incidence of Leucopenia with FDA Approved Dosing for CMV Prophylaxis in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients. World Transplant Congress, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation. July 2014.

S Amaral, P Abt, S Furth: Variability in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Volumes across US Transplant Centers. World Transplant Congress. San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation. Poster of Distinction. July 2014.

S Amaral, N Foster, H Dashefsky, R Rogers, C Paterno, S Furth: Challenges in Measuring Medication Adherence in Adolescent Transplant Recipients. Poster presentation. World Transplant Congress. San Francisco, CA. Poster of Distinction. July 2014.

R Patzer, S Mohan, N Kutner, W McClellan, S Amaral: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Renal Allograft Survival in the United States. World Transplant Congress. San Francisco, Ca. Poster presentation. Poster of Distinction. July 2014.

S Amaral, PP Reese: Children First in Kidney Allocation: The Right Thing to Do. Transplant Intl 27(6): 530-2, June 2014 Notes: Invited Commentary.

S Amaral, H Dashefsky, N Foster, S Furth: Peers4PATH: Expectations of Mentors and Mentees in a Peer Mentoring Intervention to Improve Quality of Life and Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Pediatric Academic Societies-American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual Meeting Vancouver, BC, Canada Poster presentation May 2014.

H Dashefsky, N Foster, R Rogers, S Furth, S Amaral: Peers4PATH: Examining Peer Mentoring as a Mechanism to Improve Health-Related Quality of Life and Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia LEND Research Symposium & Poster Day Phila, PA May 2014.

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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