Faculty

Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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

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

Hauptmann M, Brokamp C, Panepinto J, Petty C, Schuchard J, Blossom J, Rasnick E, Huang I-C, Paller A, Bruno C, Lai JS, Singh A, Amaral S, Forrest C, Phipatanakul W: Pediatric Chronic Diseases and Geomarkers: Mapping Patient Reported Outcomes, Crime Exposure and Deprivation. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2020 May 2020 Notes: Accepted for oral presentation. Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19.

Salmon E, Barr L, Shea J, Amaral S: Caregiver Perspectives of the Pre-Transplant Evaluation. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2020 May 2020 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation. Cancelled due to COVID-19.

Salmon E, Reese PP, Amaral S: Geographic Variation in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2020 May 2020 Notes: Accepted for oral presentation. Conducted via webinar May 2020.

Amaral S, Schuchard J, Bruno C, Furth SL, Forrest C: The Lived Experiences of Chronic Kidney Disease: Cross-Sectional Findings from the MyKidneyHealth Study. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2020 May 2020 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation. Cancelled due to COVID-19.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Amaral S, Kelly A: Gender- and Race/Ethnicity-based Differences in Type 2 Diabetes Screening in Pediatric Primary Care. Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting April 2020 Notes: Poster presentation. Accepted but meeting cancelled due to COVID19.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Amaral S, Shults J, Kelly A: Association between Prediabetes Diagnosis and Body Mass Index Trajectory of Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting April 2020 Notes: Poster presentation. Fort Worth, Tx. Accepted but meeting cancelled due to COVID-19.

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM, Shah R, Shults J, Amaral S, Kelly A: Association between Prediabetes Diagnosis and Body Mass Index Trajectory of Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes April 2020.

Amaral S: Secular Trends in Pediatric Survival: Is the Future Bright Enough? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 15(3): 308-10, March 2020 Notes: Editorial.

Forrest CB, Forrest KD, Clegg JL, de la Motte A, Amaral S, Grossman AB, Furth SL: Establishing the Content Validity of PROMIS Pediatric Pain Interference, Fatigue, Sleep Disturbance, and Sleep-Related Impairment in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease and Crohn's Disease. J Patient Rep Outcomes 4(1), Feb 2020.

Bouquemon J, Pai ALH, Dharnidharka VR, Hebert D, Zelikovsky N, Amaral S, Furth SL, Foster BJ: Association between Day of the Week and Medication Adherence Among Adolescent and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients. Am J Transplant 20(1): 274-281, Jan 2020.

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Last updated: 06/03/2020
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