Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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

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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

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, Washington. Poster Presentation June 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Predictors of Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: Recipient Characteristics American Transplant Congress, Seattle, Washington. Poster Presentation June 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Amaral S, Schwartz L, Zelikovsky N, Psihogios A, Rodig N, Reason J, George R, Turek Queally T, Kirsch A, Bowlin P, Estrada C, Reese P, Zderic S, Waraday B: U-REAACT: Using Mobile Health to Promote Adherence in AYA with Renal and Urological Diseases. Pediatric Academic Societies' Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Predictors of Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: Recipient Characteristics. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Quinn SM, Fernandez H, McCorkle T, Hussain S, Rogers R, Barg FK, Ginsburg KR, Amaral S: The Role of Resilience in Healthcare Transitions Among Adolescent and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Nazarian SM, Peng AW, Duggirala B, Gupta M, Bittermann T, Amaral S, Levine MH.: The Kidney Allocation System Does Not Appropriately Stratify Risk of Pediatric Donor Kidneys: Implications for Pediatric Recipients. Am J Transplant 18(3): 574-579, Mar 2018.

N Kutner, S Amaral, CB Bowling: Kidney Diseases. Behavior and Social Sciences in Medicine: Principles and Practice of Biophychosocial Care. Springer. Waldstein SR (eds.). March 2018 Notes: In Press.

Quinn SM, Fernandez H, McCorkle T, Hussain S, Rogers R, Barg FK, Ginsburg KR, Amaral S: The Role of Resilience in Healthcare Transitions Among Adolescent and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Seattle, Washington. New Investigator Award Finalist. Oral Presentation. Journal of Adolescent Health Mar 2018.

Foster BJ, Pai ALH, Zelikovsky N, Amaral S, Bell L, Dharnidharka VR, Hebert D, Holly C, Knauper B, Matsell D, Phan V, Rogers R, Smith JM, Zhao H, Furth SL: Teen adherence in kidney transplant effectiveness of intervention trial (TAKE-IT): A randomized trial of a medication adherence-promoting intervention. American Journal of Kidney Disease Jan 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication.

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