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
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
Duke University, 1982.
MGA (General Administration, Specialization Health Care)
University of Maryland, 1985.
George Washington University, 1989.
MCEB (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

Styles Lori, Wager Carrie G, Labotka Richard J, Smith-Whitley Kim, Thompson Alexis A, Lane Peter A, McMahon Lillian E C, Miller Robin, Roseff Susan D, Iyer Rathi V, Hsu Lewis L, Castro Oswaldo L, Ataga Kenneth I, Onyekwere Onyinye, Okam Maureen, Bellevue Rita, Miller Scott T: Refining the value of secretory phospholipase A2 as a predictor of acute chest syndrome in sickle cell disease: results of a feasibility study (PROACTIVE). British journal of haematology 157(5): 627-36, Jun 2012.

Scothorn DJ, Price C, Schwartz D, Terrill C, Buchanan GR, Shurney W, Sarniak I, Fallon R, Chu JY, Pegelow CH, Wang W, Casella JF, Resar LS, Berman B, Adamkiewicz T, Hsu LL, Ohene-Frempong K, Smith-Whitley K, Mahoney D, Scott JP, Woods GM, Watanabe M, Debaun MR: Risk of recurrent stroke in children with sickle cell disease receiving blood transfusion therapy for at least five years after initial stroke. Journal of Pediatrics 140(2): 225-229, 2002.

Katz ML, Smith-Whitley K, Ruzek SB, Ohene-Frempong K: Knowledge of stroke risk, signs of stroke, and the need for stroke education among children with sickle cell disease and their caregivers. Ethnicity and Health 7(2): 115-123, 2002.

Hord J, Byrd R, Stowe L, Windsor B, Smith-Whitley K: Streptococcus pneumoniae sepsis and meningitis in children with sickle cell disease during the penicillin prophylaxis era. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 24(6): 470-472, 2002.

Long, DE, Radcliffe J, Smith-Whitley K: Parent factors and adolescent sickle cell disease: associations with patterns of health service use. J Ped Psychol 27(5): 475-484, 2002.

Wang WC, Helms RW, Lynn HS, Redding-Lallinger R, Gee BE, Ohene-Frempong, K, Smith-Whitley K, Waclawiw, MA, Vichinsky EP, Styles LA, Ware RE, Kinney TR: The effect of hydroxyurea on growth and development in children with sickle cell anemia:results of the HUG-KIDS Study. Journal of Pediatrics 140(2): 225-229, 2002.

Ware RE, Eggleston B, Redding-Lallinger R, Wang WC, Smith-Whitley K, Daeschner C, Gee B, Styles LA, Helms RW, Kinney TR, Ohene-Frempong K: Predictors of fetal hemoglobin response in children with sickle cell anemia receiving hydroxyurea therapy. Blood 99(1): 10-14, 2002.

Barakat L, Smith-Whitley K, Schulman S, Rosenberg D, Puri R, Ohene-Frempong K: Nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. J Dev Behav Pediatric 22: 300-305, 2001.

Calderwood S, Kilpatrick L, Douglas SD, Freedman M, Smith-Whitley K, Rolland M, Kurtzberg J: Recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy for patients with neutropenia and/or neutrophil dysfunction secondary to glycogen storage disease type 1b. Blood 97(2): 376-382, 2001.

Kwiatkowski J, West TB, Heidary N, Smith-Whitley K, Cohen AR: Severe iron deficiency anemia in young children. Journal of Pediatrics 135: 514-516, 1999.

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