Jon M Burnham

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

Contact information
Division of Rheumatology
10103 Colket Building
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674265031
Fax: 215-590-1258
BA (Government)
Dartmouth College, 1992.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1997.
MS (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2006.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Burnham's research involves the impact of chronic inflammatory illnesses on musculoskeletal health during childhood and the impact of vitamin D deficiency on skeletal and non-skeletal outcomes in pediatric lupus.

Selected Publications

Zhao Y, Chauvin NA, Jaramillo D, Burnham JM: Aggressive therapy reduces disease activity without skeletal damage progression in chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis. Journal of Rheumatology May 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Bout-Tabaku S, Shults J, Zemel BS, Leonard BM, Berkowitz RI, Stettler N, Burnham JM.: Obesity is associated with greater valgus knee alignment in pubertal children, and higher body mass index is associated with greater variability in knee alignment in girls. J. Rheumatol 42(1): 126-33, January 2015.

Vajravelu ME, Tobolski J, Burrows E, Chilutti M, Xiao R, Bamba V, Willi S, Palladino A, Burnham JM, and McCormack SE: Peak cortisol response to corticotropin-releasing hormone is associated with age and body size in children referred for clinical testing: a retrospective review. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2015.

Tamhankar MA, Paessler ME, Kharlip JN, Shekdar KV, Burnham JM, Cole KA.: A 16-year-old boy with a suprasellar mass. J. Neuroophthalmol 34(3): 295-300, September 2014.

Tsampalieros A, Berkenstock MK, Zemel BS, Griffin L, Shults J, Burnham JM, Baldassano RN, Leonard M.: Changes in trabecular bone density in incident pediatric Crohn's disease: a comparison of imaging methods. Osteoporos Int 25(7): 1875-83, July 2014.

Grndmeier W, Burrows EK, Ramos M, Burnham JM.: Pediatric Chronic Glucocorticoid Therapy: Treatment, Screening and Prevention Patterns for Adverse Events. Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC May 2014.

Lerman MA, Burnham JM, Chang PY, Daniel E, Foster SC, Hennessy S, Jabs DA, Joffe M, Kacmaz RO, Levy-Clarke GA, MillsMD, Nussenblatt RB, Rosenbaum JT, Suhler EB, Thorne JE, Kempen JH.: Response of Pediatric Uveitis to Tumor Necrosis Factor-? Inhibitors. J Rheumatol 40(8): 1394-403, August 2013.

Canna SW, Chauvin NA, Burnham JM: A 17 Year Old with Isolated Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Arthritis. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 9(11): 1, January 2013.

Burnham JM: Inflammatory diseases and bone health in children. Curr Opin Rheumatol 24(5): 548-53, September 2012.

Lerman M, Burnham J, Behrens E: 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D3 limits monocyte maturation in lupus sera. Lupus 20(7): 749-53, June 2011.

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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