Richard M. Rutstein

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

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Room 12NW60
Department of General Pediatrics
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1466
B.A. (Honors-PreMed)
University of Massachusetts, 1974.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1977.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Rutstein's HIV-related clinical research involves multiple phase I and II protocols of new anti-retroviral agents. In addition, he has led multiple clinical research efforts describing HIV related illness, drug effect, survival, etc. Dr. Rutstein has a free standing clinical database of all patient visits, and maintains a specimen repository.

Selected Publications

Monroe AK, Myint L, Rutstein R, Aberg J, Boswell S, Agwu A, Gebo K, Moore R; HIV Research Network.: Factors Associated with Gaps in Medicaid Enrollment among People with HIV and the Effect of Gaps on Viral Suppression. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Apr 2018 [Epub ahead of print]

Garvie P, Brummel S, Allison S, Malee K, Mellins C, Wilkins M, Harris L, Patton E, Chernoff M. Rutstein R, Paul M, Nichols S; for the Pediatric HIVAIDS Cohort Study: Roles of Medication Responsibility, Executive and Adaptive Functioning in Adherence for Children and Adolescents with Perinatally Acquired HIV. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. [in press] doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001573, Feb 20 2017

Monroe AK, Fleishman JA, Voss CC, Keruly JC, Nijhawan AE, Agwu AL, Aberg JA, Rutstein RM, Moore RD, Gebo KA: Hiv Research Network. : Assessing Antiretroviral Use During Gaps in HIV Primary Care Using Multisite Medicaid Claims and Clinical Data. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 76(1): 82-89, September 2017.

Agwu AL, Fleishman JA, Mahiane G, Nonyane BA, Althoff KN, Yehia BR, Berry SA, Rutstein R, Nijhawan A, Mathews C, Aberg JA, Keruly JC, Moore RD, Gebo KA; HIV Research Network.: Comparing longitudinal CD4 responses to cART among non-perinatally HIV-infected youth versus adults: Results from the HIVRN Cohort. PLoS One 12(2): e0171125. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171125, Feb 9 2017.

Rovner AI, Stallings VA, Rutstein RM, Schall JI, Leonard MB, Zemel BS. : Effect of high dose cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) on bone and body composition in children and young adults with HIV infection: a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial. Osteoporosis International 28(1): 201-209. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3826-x, Jan 2017.

Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA: Comprehensive Safety Monitoring of 12-Month Daily 7000-IU Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children and Young Adults. JPEN J Paranter Enteral Nutr. 40(7): 1057-63. doi: 10.1177/0148607115593790, Sep 2016.

Hermetet-Lindsay KD, Correia K, Williams PL, Smith R, Malee K, Mellins CA & Rutstein R : Contributions of Disease Severity, Psychosocial Factors, and Cognition to Behavioral Functioning in Youth Perinatally Exposed to HIV AIDS Behav.[Epub ahead of print] Jul 30 2016.

Lee L, Yehia BR, Gaur AH, Rutstein R, Gebo K, Keruly JC, Moore RD, Nijhawan AE, Agwu AL: The Impact of Youth-Friendly Structures of Care on Retention Among HIV-Infected Youth. AIDS Patient Care STDS 30(4): 170-7. doi: 10.1089/apc.2015.0263. Apr 2016.

Farmer C, Yehia B, Fleisham JA, Rutstein R, Gebo K, Agwu A for the HIV Research Network.: Factors Associated with Retention among Non-Perinatally HIV-Infected Youth in the HIV Research Network. J Ped Infect Dis Soc. 5(1): 39-46. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu102. March 2016.

Nichols SL, Brummel SS, Smith RA, Garvie PA, Hunter SJ, Malee KM, Kammerer BL, Wilkins ML, Rutstein R, Tassiopoulas K, Chernoff MC, Mellins CA for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study: Executive Fuctioning in Children and Adolescents with Perinatal HIV Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J 34(9): 969-75. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000809. Sep 2015.

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Last updated: 05/24/2018
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