Mary Catherine Harris

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Advisory Dean, Student Affairs, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2454
Fax: 215-590-3051
Education:
B.A.
Vassar College, 1972.
M.D.
Dartmouth Medical School, 1976.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Harris is studying newborn infection and immunity, specifically the use of PCR and cytokines in the diagnosis of neonatal diseases.

Selected Publications

Dustin D. Flannery, Lakshmi Srinivasan, Dylan Davis, Melissa Schmatz, Mary C. Harris: Challenges in Early recognition of Neonatal Fungal Sepsis. PAS Poster, San Francisco, CA 2017.

Melissa Schmatz MD, Laskshmi Srinivasan MBBS MTR1, Dylan Davis, Robert Grundmeier MD, Svetlana Ostapenko MS, Marianne Chilluti MS, Mary Catherine Harris MD: Culture Negative Sepsis in the NICU: What Drives the Decision to Extend Antibiotics? PAS poster, San Francisco 2017.

Srinivasan Lakshmi, Kilpatrick Laurie, Shah Samir S, Abbasi Soraya, Harris Mary C: Cerebrospinal fluid cytokines in the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in infants. Pediatric research 80(4): 566-72, Oct 2016.

Srinivasan L, Harris MC, Kilpatrick L. : Cytokines and Inflammatory Response in the Fetus and Neonate. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. Polin RA, Fox WW, Abman SH (eds.) (eds.). Elsevier, Inc, 5th edition, 2016 Notes: In press.

Srinivasan L,Watson DJ,Zhang Z, Rappaport E and Harris MC. : Gene Expression Profiling in Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis. Eastern SPR Annual Meeting 2016 Notes: poster presentation.

Schmatz M, Srinivasan L, Tremoglie M, Grundmeier R, Perez A, Ostapenko S, Chilutti M, and Harris MC. : Improvements in Timing of Antibiotic Administration in a Quaternary Care NICU: A One Year Perspective. Eastern SPR Annual Meeting 2016 Notes: poster presentation.

Srinivasan L,Watson DJ,Zhang Z, Rappaport E and Harris MC. : Gene Expression Profiling in Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis Society for Pediatric Research Meeting 2016 Notes: poster presentation.

Schmatz M, Srinivasan L, Grundmeier R, Tremoglie M, Perez A, Chilutti M, Ostapenko S and Harris MC. : Antibiotic Use in the NICU: Do Comorbidities Matter? Eastern SPR Annual Meeting 2016 Notes: poster presentation.

Neonatal Sepsis QI Group: Improving time to antibiotic administration during sepsis evaluations in the NICU: adopting a culture of urgency. CHOP Quality and Patient Safety Day 2016 Notes: podium and poster presentation by collaborator.

Pai VV, Srinivasan V, Perez A, Grundmeier RW, Harris MC : Glucose Dysregulation and Bacterial Infection in Neonates. Eastern SPR Annual Meeting 2016 Notes: poster presentation.

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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