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Abbas F. Jawad, Ph.D.

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research

2716 South St, Room 4483
Philadelphia, PA 19146-2305
Office: 267-425-1108
B.A. (Statistics)
Al-Mustanseria University, Baghdad, Iraq, 1975.
M.Sc. (Hygiene)
University of Pittsburgh, 1986.
Ph.D. (Biostatistics)
University of Pittsburgh, 1993.
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Selected Publications

Adang LA, Gavazzi F, Jawad AF, et al. : Development of a neurologic severity scale for Aicardi Goutières Syndrome. Mol Genet Metab. 130(2): 153-160, 2020.

Ziskind D, Bennett A, Jawad A, Nathan Blum. : Therapy and psychotropic medication use in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Pediatrics 145(s1), 2020.

1. Eiraldi R , McCurdy B , Schwartz BS, Wolk CB, Abraham M, Jawad AF, Nastasi B, Mautone JA.: Pilot study for the fidelity, acceptability, and effectiveness of a PBIS program plus mental health supports in under-resourced urban schools. Psychology in the Schools 2019.

Liu HS, Jawad AF, Laney N, Hartung EA, Furth SL, Detre JA: Effect of Blood T1 Estimation Strategy on Arterial Spin Labeled Cerebral Blood Flow Quantification in Children and Young Adults with Kidney Disease. Journal of Neuroradiology 46(1), February 2018.

Eiraldi, R., Mautone, J. A., Khanna, M. S., Power, T. J., Orapallo, A., Cacia, J., Schwartz, B. S., McCurdy, B., Keiffer, J., Paidipati, C., Kanine, R., Abraham, M., Tulio, S., Swift, L., Bressler, S. N., Cabello, B., & Jawad, A. F.: Group CBT for Externalizing Disorders in Urban schools: Effect of Training Strategy on Treatment Fidelity and Patient Outcomes. Behavior Therapy 49(4): 538-550, 2018.

Prosser LA, Pierce SR, Dillingham TR, Bembaum JC, and Jawad AF: iMOVE: Intensive Mobility training with Variability and Error compared to conventional rehabilitation for young children with cerebral palsy: the protocol for a single blind randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics Page: 18-329, 2018.

Liu HS, Hartung EA, Jawad AF, Ware JB, Laney N, Port AM, Gur R, Hooper S, Radcliffe J, Furth SL, and Detre JA: Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Children and Young Adults with Chronic Kideny Disease. Radiology 288(3), 2018.

Hartung EA, Erus G, Jawad AF, Laney N, Doshi JJ, Hooper SR, Radcliffe J, Davatzikos C, Furth SL: Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Children and Young Adults With CKD. Am J Kidney Dis 2018.

Pamela A. Mudd, MD, MBA; Princy Thottathil, MD; Terri Giordano, DNP, CRNP, CORLN; Ralph F.Wetmore, MD; Lisa Elden, MD; Abbas F. Jawad, PhD; Luis Ahumada, PhD; Jorge A. Gálvez, MD, MBI: Association Between Ibuprofen Use and Severity of Surgically Managed Posttonsillectomy Hemorrhage. JAMAOtolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery May 4 2017.

Du Pont-Thibodeau G1, Sanchez SM, Jawad AF, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Abend NS, Topjian AA: Seizure Detection by Critical Care Providers Using Amplitude-Integrated Electroencephalography and Color Density Spectral Array in Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med 18(4): 363-369, April 2017.

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