Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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

Blaine Sayed, Sandra Amaral, Nancy Kutner, Rachel Patzer. : Survival benefit of preemptive renal transplantation for pediatric end stage renal disease patients. American Transplant Congress. Seattle, WA. Oral Presentation. May 2013.

Sandra Amaral, Jun Hwang, Justine Shults, Vishnu Potluri, Peter Abt, Peter Reese. : Geographic variation may explain disparities in pediatric waiting list times for Hispanic children. American Transplant Congress. Seattle, WA. Poster presentation. May 2013.

Peter Reese, Vishnu Sagar, Jun Hwang, Justine Shults, Sandra Amaral. : Determinants of geographic variation in access to deceased donor kidney transplantation for children. American Transplant Congress. Seattle, WA. Oral Presentation. May 2013.

patzer r, Sayed B, Kutner N, McClellan W, Amaral S.: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Pediatric Access to Preemptive Kidney Transplantation in the United States. Am J Transplant. Accepted for Pub, Mar 2013.

Amaral S, Patzer R. : Disparities, Race/Ethnicity and Access to Pediatric Kidney Transplantation. Current Opinion Nephrology and Hypertension. Invited Review. Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ, Larsen CJ, Madsen JC, Pearson TC, Webber SB. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (eds.). [epub ahead of print] Mar 2013.

Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS: Woman of the Week, Donate Life Month, Organ Donation Awareness. BEN FM 95.7 2013.

Rachel Patzer, PhD, MPH, Nancy Kutner, PhD, William McClellan, MD, MPH, Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS. : Access to Pre-ESRD Nephrology Care is Associated with Improved Transplant Access for Children with ESRD. American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation. Nov 2012.

Rachel Patzer, PhD, MPH, Nancy Kutner, PhD, William McClellan, MD, MPH, Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS. : Access to Nephrology Care Prior to End Stage Renal Disease is Associated with a Higher Incidence of Preemptive Kidney Transplantation among Pediatric Patients. American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation. Nov 2012.

Leonard Hymes, Sandra Amaral, Barry Warshaw. : Predicting Re-Transplantation in Children with Failed First Renal Transplants. American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster presentation. Nov 2012.

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Amy Yang, Justine Shults, Amy York Susan Furth. : Peers4PATH: Using Peer Support with E-Communication to Improve Adolescent Transplant Health Outcomes. Pediatric Academic Societies-American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. Poster presentation. May 2012.

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