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Peter Andrew Meaney, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
8th Floor Main Building, 8NE, RM 8566
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: (267) 426-7133
Fax: (215) 590-4327
B.A. (Religious Studies)
University of Virginia, 1993.
M.D. (Medicine)
Medical College of Virginia, 1998.
M.P.H. (Quantitative Methods)
Harvard School of Public Health, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Internship/Combined Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts, 1998-1999.
Pediatric Residency/Combined Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts, 1999-2002.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2002-2005.
Provider Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 1998.
Provider, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 1998.
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, 2002.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2002.
Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2003.
Pediatric Critical Care, American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.
Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.
Instructor, Basic Life Support (BLS), 2006.
Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2007.
Master Training Mentor, Helping Babies Breathe, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

International Research Project: Recommendations of Code Cart Revisions: Princess Marina Hospital. Lou Scrattis MSIV, January 21st - March 4th, 2006

Description of Other Expertise

Needs Assessment, Princess Marina Hospital. Served for the foundation of the development of the CLEAR AIM initiative, development of a formal pediatric rotation at Princess Marina Hospital for eligible medical students, house staff, nursing, and other healthcare providers

Selected Publications

Wright SW, Steenhoff AP, Elci O, Wolfe HA, Ralston M, Kgosiesele T, Makone I, Mazhani L, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA,: Impact of Contextualized Pediatric Resuscitation Training on Pediatric Healthcare Providers in Botswana Resuscitation. Resuscitation 88: 57-62, March 2015.

Meaney PA, Franch B, Parshuram C, Schexnayder S, Edelson D, Abella B, Merchant R, Sutton RM: Physiological monitoring of CPR qualithy is associated with improved survival from cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 42(12): #225, December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ and also Annual Scientific Award.

Sutton RM, French B, Niles DE, Donoghue AJ, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: 2010 American Heart Association recommended compression depths during pediatric in-hospital resuscitations are associated with survival. Resuscitation 2014 In Press. Resuscitation 85(9): 1179-1184, September 2014.

Murray CJL, Ortblad KF, Guinovart C, Lim SS, Wolock TM, Roberts D Allen, Meaney PA, Lopez AD, Vos T: Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 384(9947): 980-1004, Sept 2014.

Wolfe HA, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis DH, Priestley MA, Apkon M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Interdisciplinary intensive care unit cardiac arrest debriefing improves survival outcomes. Critical Care Medicine 42(7): 1688-1695, July 2014.

Berg RA, Meaney PA, Nadkarni VM: Does a resuscitation pharmacologic bundle of Epinephrine, Terlipressin, and Corticosteroids improve outcome from asphyxia cardiac arrest? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(6): 573-574, July 2014 Notes: Editorial.

Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Meaney PA: Imagine what we will "know" tomorrow: The naked truth about cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality research. Resuscitation 85(6): 722-723, June 2014 Notes: Editorial.

Wright SW, Mazhani L, Wolfe, HA, Ralston M, Steenhoff AP, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: Impact of contextualized pediatric critical care training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(4 Suppl): 194, May 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation 7th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care May 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Bobrow BJ, Meaney PA, Berg RA: Resuscitation game changer. Journal of Emergency Medical Services Page: 38-41, January 2014.

Sutton RM, Niles, DE, French B, Maltese MR, Leffelman J, Eilevstjonn J, Wolfe H, Nishisaki A, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: First quantitative analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during in-hospital cardiac arrest of young children. Resuscitation 85(1): 70-74, January 2014.

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