Karen Marie Puopolo, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street - 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3301
Fax: 215-829-7211
BS (Physics and Applied Physics)
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1985.
MD/PhD (Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Physiology)
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1993.
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Selected Publications

Puopolo KM and Heine RP: Perinatal Infections. Guidelines for Perinatal Care. Editors: Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, FACOG; Lu-Ann Papile, MD, FAAP Associate Editors: George A. Macones, MD, FACOG; Kristi L. Watterberg, MD, FAAP (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8th edition, Oct 2017.

Heine RP, Puopolo KM, Beigi R, Silverman NS, El-Sayed YY; American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Obstetric Practice; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on the Fetus and Newborn.: Committee Opinion No. 712: Intrapartum Management of Intraamniotic Infection. Obstetrics and Gynecology 130(2): e95-e101, Aug 2017.

Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Puopolo KM.: Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator-Reply. JAMA Pediatrics Page: doi: 10.1001, Aug 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Puopolo KM, Madoff LC, Baker CJ: Group B streptococcal infection in pregnant women. UpToDate. Section editors: Sexton DJ and Baron EL Founding editor: Burton Rose (eds.). Wolters Kluwer Article found at: https://www.uptodate.com/contents/group-b-streptococcal-infection-in-pregnant-women?source=search_result&search=group%20b%20streptococcal%20infection%20in%20pregant%20women&selectedTitle=1~150, web-based, July 2017 Notes: This is an web-based publication that is continuously updated. I first wrote this in 1999, and our most recent full update is from 2017.

Mukhopadhyay Sagori, Puopolo Karen M: Clinical and Microbiologic Characteristics of Early-onset Sepsis Among Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Opportunities for Antibiotic Stewardship. The Pediatric infectious disease journal 36(5): 477-481, May 2017.

Kuzniewicz MW, Puopolo KM, Fischer A, Walsh EM, Li S, Newman TB, Kipnis P, Escobar GJ.: A Quantitative, Risk-Based Approach to the Management of Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis. JAMA Pediatrics 171(4): 365-371, April 2017.

Mukhopadhyay S, Taylor JA, Von Kohorn I, Flaherman V, Burgos AE, Fhillipi, CA, Dhyyasuwan N, King E, Dhudasia M, Puopolo KM.: Variation in Sepsis Evaluation Across a Network of Nurseries. Pediatrics 139(3): e20162845, Mar 2017.

Committee on Nutrition, Section on Breastfeeding, Committee on Fetus and Newborn; Abrams SA, Landers S, Noble LM, Poindexter BB, Daniels S, Corkins M, de Ferranti S, Golden NH, Kim JH, Magge SN, Schwarzenberg SJ, Meek JY, Johnston MG, O'Connor ME, Stellwagen LM, Thomas JP, Ware JL, Schanler RJ, Watterberg KL, Aucott SW, Benitz WE, Cummings JJ, Eichenwald EC, Goldsmith JP, Puopolo KM, Stewart DL.: Donor Human Milk for the High-Risk Infant: Preparation, Safety, and Usage Options in the United States. Pediatrics 139(1): e20163440, January 2017.

Puopolo KM, Mukhopadhyay S, Hansen NI, Cotton MC, Stoll BJ, Sanchez PJ, Bell Ef, Das A, Hensman AH, Van Meurs KP, Wyckoff MH, on behalf of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network.: Identification of Extremely Premature Infants at Low Risk for Early-Onset Sepsis. Pediatrics 140(1), in press 2017.

Mukhopadhyay Sagori, Puopolo Karen M: Antibiotic Use and Mortality Among Premature Infants Without Confirmed Infection-Perpetrator or Innocent Bystander? JAMA pediatrics 170(12): 1144-1146, Dec 2016.

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