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Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2449
Fax: 215-590-3705
Wesleyan University (College of Letters), 1992.
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University, 2000.
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2005.
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Selected Publications

Alanna Strong, Cara Skraban, Kevin Meyers, Sandra Amaral, Susan Furth, Stacey Drant, Wendy Hsiao, Lauren Galea, Jessica Gold, Nina Gold, Jacqueline Leonard, Sonya Lopez, Elaine Zackai, Reed Pyeritz: Expanding the Phenotypic Spectrum of Mendelian Connective Tissue Disorders to Include Prominent Kidney Phenotypes. American Journal of Medical Genetics August 2021.

Eric Benz, Douglas Schaubel, Sandra Amaral: Drivers of Graft Failure in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Change over Time. American Transplant Congress. Virtual poster presentation, Selected for 2021 Virtual Connect Young Investigator Award June 2021.

Leonela Villegas, Sandra Amaral: Patient-Reported Outcomes in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease. Seminars in Nephrology April 2021.

Brendan Keating, Michael Snyder, et al: Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients and Household Members using Wearable Devices. Transplant International March 2021.

Aima A. Ahonkhai, Leslie J Pierce, Samuel Mbugua, Benjamin Wasula, Samuel Owino, Sandra Amaral, Oliver Chukwujekwu Ezechi, Prosper Okonkwo, Nadia Dowshen, Martin C. Were: PEERNaija: A Gamified mHealth Behavioral Intervention to Improve Adherence to Anti-Retroviral Treatment among Adolescents and Young Adults in Nigeria. Frontiers in Reproductive Health 2021.

Eloise Salmon, Peter Reese, Sandra Amaral: Donor Service Area Characteristics Associated with Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant for Pediatric Candidates Under Kidney Allocation System. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2021, Platform presentation 2021.

Tamika Queen, Sandra Amaral: Risk Factors and Malignancy Outcomes among Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting 2021, E-poster 2021.

Mary Ellen Vajravelu, Talia Hill, Sandra Amaral, Lorraine Katz, Joyce M Lee, Andrea Kelly: Real-World Treatment Escalation from Metformin Monotherapy in Youth-Onset Type II Diabetes Mellitus: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Pediatric Diabetes 2021.

Said C. Azoury, Ines Lin, Sandra Amaral, Benjamin Chang, L. Scott Levin: The Current Outcomes and Future Challenges in Pediatric VCA. Current Opinion Organ Transplantation December 2020.

Sarah Schrauben, Sandra Amaral, Fran Barg, Harold Feldman, Eleanor Rivera, Laura Dember: Facilitators and Barriers of Self-Management Behaviors in CKD patients. ASN Kidney Week 2020, Virtual Meeting, Poster presentation October 2020.

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