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Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

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

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Hematology
34th & Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155903437
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Duke University, summa cum laude, 1988.
M.D.
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1992.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Research Expertise

Optimization of iron chelation, stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, headaches in sickle cell disease, transfusion therapy

Description of Clinical Expertise

General pediatric hematology, thalassemia, sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload, chelation therapy

Selected Publications

Arkuszewski Michal, Krejza Jaroslaw, Chen Rong, Ichord Rebecca, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Bilello Michel, Zimmerman Robert, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Melhem Elias R: Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society 8(7): E50-1, Oct 2013.

Fung Ellen B, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Huang James N, Gildengorin Ginny, King Janet C, Vichinsky Elliott P: Zinc supplementation improves bone density in patients with thalassemia: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. The American journal of clinical nutrition 98(4): 960-71, Oct 2013.

Thompson Alexis A, Kim Hae-Young, Singer Sylvia T, Vichinsky Elliott, Eile Jennifer, Yamashita Robert, Giardina Patricia J, Olivieri Nancy, Parmar Nagina, Trachtenberg Felicia, Neufeld Ellis J, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Pregnancy outcomes in women with thalassemia in North America and the United Kingdom. American journal of hematology 88(9): 771-3, Sep 2013.

Morris Claudia R, Kim Hae-Young, Wood John, Porter John B, Klings Elizabeth S, Trachtenberg Felicia L, Sweeters Nancy, Olivieri Nancy F, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Virzi Lisa, Singer Sylvia T, Taher Ali, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Sachdev Vandana, Larkin Sandra, Suh Jung H, Kuypers Frans A, Vichinsky Elliott P: Sildenafil therapy in thalassemia patients with Doppler-defined risk of pulmonary hypertension. Haematologica 98(9): 1359-67, Sep 2013.

Webb Jennifer, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Stroke in patients with sickle cell disease. Expert review of hematology 6(3): 301-16, Jun 2013.

Walter Patrick B, Porter John, Evans Patricia, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Neufeld Ellis J, Coates Thomas, Giardina Patricia J, Grady Robert W, Vichinsky Elliott, Olivieri Nancy, Trachtenberg Felicia, Alberti Daniele, Fung Ellen, Ames Bruce, Higa Annie, Harmatz Paul: Increased leucocyte apoptosis in transfused β-thalassaemia patients. British journal of haematology 160(3): 399-403, Feb 2013.

Quinn Charles T, McKinstry Robert C, Dowling Michael M, Ball William S, Kraut Michael A, Casella James F, Dlamini Nomazulu, Ichord Rebecca N, Jordan Lori C, Kirkham Fenella J, Noetzel Michael J, Roach E Steve, Strouse John J, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Hirtz Deborah, DeBaun Michael R: Acute silent cerebral ischemic events in children with sickle cell anemia. JAMA neurology 70(1): 58-65, Jan 2013.

Arkuszewski M, Krejza J, Chen R, Kwiatkowski J L, Ichord R, Zimmerman R, Ohene-Frempong K, Melhem E R: Sickle cell disease in children: accuracy of imaging transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in detection of intracranial arterial stenosis. The neuroradiology journal 25(4): 402-10, Sep 2012.

Fung Ellen B, Xu Yan, Trachtenberg Felicia, Odame Isaac, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Boudreaux Jeanne, Quinn Charles T, Vichinsky Elliott P: Inadequate dietary intake in patients with thalassemia. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 112(7): 980-90, Jul 2012.

Krejza J, Arkuszewski M, Radcliffe J, Flynn T B, Chen R, Kwiatkowski J L, Ichord R, Zimmerman R, Bilello M, Ohene-Frempong K, Melhem E R: Association of pulsatility index in the middle cerebral artery with intelligence quotient in children with sickle cell disease. The neuroradiology journal 25(3): 351-9, Jul 2012.

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Last updated: 10/08/2013
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