Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2449
Fax: 215-590-3705
Wesleyan University (College of Letters), 1992.
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University, 2000.
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2005.
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Selected Publications

Amaral S, McCulloch CE, Lin F, Grimes BA, Furth S, Warady B, Brunson C, Siyahian S, Ku E: Association between Dialysis Facility Ownership and Access to the Waiting List and Transplant in Pediatric Patients with End Stage Kidney Disease in the US. Journal of the American Medical Association Page: 451-459, August 2022.

Hewlett J, LePalma K, Galea L, Savant J, Lopez S, Rosano JV, Strong A, Viteri B, Larosa C, Amaral S, Laskin B: Leflunomide in Children with BK Polymavirus Viremia after Kidney Transplant. American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting 2022, Poster presentation June 2022.

Amaral S, Kwong P, Zhu J, George R, Rodig N, Warady B, Smith J, Bobrowski A, Matossian D, Zelikovsky N, Schwartz L, Reese P, Goldfarb Terry R, Reason J, Chung A, Furth S.: Baseline findings from the U-REAACT trial to improve medication adherence in youth with kidney transplants. American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation June 2022.

Goldfarb Terry R, Parlin U, Edwards A, Chung A, Amaral S. : Caregiver Financial Stress during the Transplant Process. American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting 2022, Poster presentation June 2022.

Olga Charnaya, Daniella Levy Erez, Sandra Amaral, Dimitrios Monos: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation - Can We Do Better? The Promise and Limitations of Epitope/Eplet Matching. Frontiers in Pediatrics, Nephrology Section May 2022.

Mary Ellen Vajravelu, Talia Hitt, NaDea Mak, Aliya Edwards, Jonathan Mitchell, Lisa Schwartz, Silva Arslanian, Andrea Kelly, Sandra Amaral: Text Messages and Financial Incentives to Increase Physical Activity in Adolescents with Pre-diabetes and Type II Diabetes: Web-based Group Interviews to Inform Intervention Design. Journal of Internet Research Diabetes April 2022.

Todd Levy, Callie Tyner, Sandra Amaral, Debra Lefkowitz, Scott Levin: 5-Year Activity and Participation Outcomes of the First Successful Pediatric Bilateral Hand Transplantation: A Case Report. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics April 2022.

Byfield R, Amaral S, Cohen J. : Effects of Medication Non-Adherence on Blood Pressure Control and Target Organ Damage in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2022, Poster April 2022.

Viteri B, Amaral S: Imaging Fibrosis in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation: A Pilot Study. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2022, Poster April 2022.

West, K.B., Plevinsky, J.M., Amaral, S., Laskin, B., & Lefkowitz, D.S: Predicting risk in pediatric kidney transplantation: An exploratory cluster analysis of the Pediatric Transplant Rating Instrument. Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference 2022, Poster presentation April 2022.

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