Ruth M Abaya, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Emergency Medicine
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 419-889-9391
Education:
B.A. (Bluffton University)
Bluffton, Ohio, 2005.
MD (Feinberg School of Medicine )
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2009.
MPH (Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventative Health)
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Lisa Rapaport : Nearly 1300 US kids die from gunshot wounds each year. Reuters June 2017.

Mary Brophy Marcus: Study reveals ‘staggering’ toll of guns on US kids. CBS News June 2017.

Abaya, R: ASK Day: A question that can’t wait. Center for Injury Research and Prevention. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute 2017.

Zorc, Joseph J. Abaya, R. Delgado, E. Voorhis C. Taylor, A. Tyler, L. Simpkins, D. Crescenzo, K. Rodio, B. Reardon, A. Scarfone, R.: Improving value of care for low acuity asthma patients in the ED. Pediatric Academic Societies 2017 Annual Meeting 2017.

Zorc, Joseph J. Abaya, R. Delgado E. Reardon, A. Rodio, B. Simpkins, D. Moxey, E. Nayar, V. Scarfone,R. : Increasing Treatment with metered Dose Inhaler to Improve Efficiency of Care for Children with Mild-Moderate Asthma in the Emergency Department. accepted for presentation at the national AAP conference 2017.

Muthu, N, Dunn M, Abaya R, Burlingame C, Delgado E, Gahman A, McCloskey M, Kaur T, Kerrigan M, Rodio B, Rose S, Simpkins D, Strobel N. Tyler L,Ware E, Zorc J. : Use of Clinical Pathways and “Do Not Order” Set Decision Support to Decrease and Sustain Reduction of Unnecessary Testing and Treatment for Bronchiolitis. Pediatric Academic Societies Platform Presentation 2017.

Abaya R, Weiss S, Fitzgerald J, Balamuth F.: The Utility of procalcitonin in the diagnosis of invasive bacterial infections and as a predictor of intensive care unit admission in the pediatric emergency department. (accepted for presentation at the national Pediatric Academic Societies meeting 2016) 2016.

Abaya R, Atte T, Herres J, Diamond G, Fein J.: Characteristics and behavioral risk factors of firearm-exposed youth in the emergency department. (accepted for presentation at the national Pediatric Academic Societies meeting 2016) 2016.

Zorc J, Abaya R, Delgado E, Reardon A, Rodio B, Simpkins D, Moxey E, Nayar V, Scarfone R.: Increasing Treatment with metered Dose Inhaler to Improve Efficiency of Care for Children with Mild-Moderate Asthma in the Emergency Department. (accepted for presentation at the national AAP conference) 2015.

Zorc JJ, Abaya R, Delgado E, Scarfone R. : Using a Web-based Clinical Pathway and Computerized Order Set to Improve Efficiency of Care for Asthma in a Pediatric Emergency Department. --- 2015.

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