Kim Smith-Whitley

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical Director, Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Co-Director, 5 West Medical Unit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Hematology
11th Floor Colket Building
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1662
Duke University, 1982.
MGA (General Administration, Specialization Health Care)
University of Maryland, 1985.
George Washington University, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

sickle cell disease; bone marrow failure, transfusion medicine

Selected Publications

Dougherty KA, Bertolaso C, Schall JI, Smith-Whitley K, Stallings VA: Muscle Strength, Power, and Torque Deficits in Children With Type SS Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 40(5): 348-35, Jul 2018.

Sontag MK, Sarkar D, Comeau AM, Hassell K, Botto LD, Parad R, Rose SR, Wintergerst KA, Smith-Whitley K, Singh S, Yusuf C, Ojodu J, Copeland S, Hinton CF: Case Definitions for Conditions Identified by Newborn Screening Public Health Surveillance. Int J Neonatal Screen 4(2), May 2018.

Ellison AM, Smith Whitley K, Kittick M, Schast A, Norris C, Hartung H, McKnight T, Coyne E, Lavelle J.: A Standardized Clinical Pathway to Decrease Hospital Admissions Among Febrile Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 40(2): 111, March 2018.

Panepinto JA, Paul Scott J, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Charles Casper T, Cook LJ, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Brousseau DC: Determining the longitudinal validity and meaningful differences in HRQL of the PedsQLâ„¢ Sickle Cell Disease Module. Health Qual Life Outcomes 15(1): 124, Jun 12 2017.

Antiel RM, Halpern SD, Stevens EM, Vrecenak JD, Patterson CA, Tchume-Johnson T, Smith-Whitley K, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Barakat LP: Acceptability of In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Med Decis Making 1(27): doi: 10.1177, May 2017.

Zempsky WT, Wakefield EO, Santanelli JP, New T, Smith-Whitley K, Casella JF, Palermo TM. : Widespread Pain Among Youth With Sickle Cell Disease Hospitalized With Vasoocclusive Pain: A Different Clinical Phenotype? Clin J Pain 33 (4): 335-339, Apr 2017.

Stevens EM, Patterson CA, Li YB, Smith-Whitley K, Barakat LP: Mistrust of Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Trials Research. Am J Prev Med 51(1 Suppl 1): S78-86, July 2016.

Dougherty KA, Bertolaso C, Schall J, Smith-Whitley K, Stallings V: Attenuated Plantar Flexor Strength In Children With Type SS Sickle Cell Disease: 3667 Board #106 Med Sci Sports Exerc 48(5 Suppl1): 1020-1, May 2016.

Worrall D, Smith-Whitley K, Wells L: The Strongest Predictor of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis in Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Orthop 36(2): 139-44, March 2016.

Bride KL, Vincent T, Smith-Whitley K, Lambert MP, Bleesing JJ, Seif AE, Manno CS, Casper J, Grupp SA, Teachey DT: Sirolimus is effective in relapsed/refractory autoimmune cytopenias: results of a prospective multi-institutional trial. Blood 127(1): 17-28, January 2016.

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