Kim Smith-Whitley

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical Director, Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Co-Director, 5 East Medical Unit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Hematology
11th Floor Colket Building
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1662
Education:
BS
Duke University, 1982.
MGA (General Administration, Specialization Health Care)
University of Maryland, 1985.
MD
George Washington University, 1989.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1995.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

sickle cell disease; bone marrow failure, transfusion medicine

Selected Publications

Panepinto JA, Paul Scott J, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Charles Casper T, Cook LJ, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Brousseau DC: Determining the longitudinal validity and meaningful differences in HRQL of the PedsQLâ„¢ Sickle Cell Disease Module. Health Qual Life Outcomes 15(1): 124, Jun 12 2017.

Antiel RM, Halpern SD, Stevens EM, Vrecenak JD, Patterson CA, Tchume-Johnson T, Smith-Whitley K, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Barakat LP: Acceptability of In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Med Decis Making 1(27): doi: 10.1177, May 2017.

Zempsky WT, Wakefield EO, Santanelli JP, New T, Smith-Whitley K, Casella JF, Palermo TM. : Widespread Pain Among Youth With Sickle Cell Disease Hospitalized With Vasoocclusive Pain: A Different Clinical Phenotype? Clin J Pain 33 (4): 335-339, Apr 2017.

Stevens EM, Patterson CA, Li YB, Smith-Whitley K, Barakat LP: Mistrust of Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Trials Research. Am J Prev Med 51(1 Suppl 1): S78-86, July 2016.

Dougherty KA, Bertolaso C, Schall J, Smith-Whitley K, Stallings V: Attenuated Plantar Flexor Strength In Children With Type SS Sickle Cell Disease: 3667 Board #106 Med Sci Sports Exerc 48(5 Suppl1): 1020-1, May 2016.

Worrall D, Smith-Whitley K, Wells L: The Strongest Predictor of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis in Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Orthop 36(2): 139-44, March 2016.

Bride KL, Vincent T, Smith-Whitley K, Lambert MP, Bleesing JJ, Seif AE, Manno CS, Casper J, Grupp SA, Teachey DT: Sirolimus is effective in relapsed/refractory autoimmune cytopenias: results of a prospective multi-institutional trial. Blood 127(1): 17-28, January 2016.

Daniel LC, Li Y, Smith K, Tarazi R, Robinson MR, Patterson CA, Smith-Whitley K, Stuart M, Barakat LP: Lessons Learned From a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Family-Based Intervention to Promote School Functioning for School-Age Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Psychol 40(10): 1085-94, Nov-Dec 2015.

Schultz CL, Tchume-Johnson T, Schapira MM, Bellamy S, Smith-Whitley K, Ellison A: Adherence to prompt fever evaluation in children with sickle cell disease and the health belief model. Pediatr Blood Cancer 62(11): 1968-73, November 2015.

Brousseau DC, Scott JP, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN): A multicenter randomized controlled trial of intravenous magnesium for sickle cell pain crisis in children. Blood 126(14): 1651-7, October 2015.

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Last updated: 09/11/2017
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