Richard M. Rutstein

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Room 12NW60
Department of General Pediatrics
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1466
B.A. (Honors-PreMed)
University of Massachusetts, 1974.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1977.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Rutstein's HIV-related clinical research involves multiple phase I and II protocols of new anti-retroviral agents. In addition, he has led multiple clinical research efforts describing HIV related illness, drug effect, survival, etc. Dr. Rutstein has a free standing clinical database of all patient visits, and maintains a specimen repository.

Selected Publications

Berry SA, Gebo KA, Rutstein RM, Althoff KN, Korthuis PT, Gaur AH, Spector SA, Warford R, Yehia BR, Agwu AL.: Trends in Hospitalizations among Children and Young Adults with Perinatally Acquired HIV. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 33: 488-494, December 2014.

Farmer C, Yehia B, Fleisham JA, Rutstein R, Gebo K, Agwu A for the HIV Research Network.: Factors Associated with Retention among Non-Perinatally HIV-Infected Youth in the HIV Research Network. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society September 2014 Notes: in press.

Rutstein RM, Volkman KM, Bonda S, Shah SS: Ongoing Maternal-child transmission of HIV in an urban area, 2003-2012. Hospital Pediatrics September 2014 Notes: in press.

Chun RF, Liu NQ, Lee T, Schall JL, Denburg MR, Rutstein RM, Adams JS, Zemel BS, Stallings VA, Hewison M: Vitamin D supplementation and antibacterial immune responses in adolescents and young adults with HIV/AIDS. J Steroid Biochem Mol Bio August 2014.

Stallings VA, Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Tuluc F, Dougherty KA, Samuel JL, Rutstein RM: High-dose Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Children and Young Adults with HIV: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Pediatri Infect Dis J July 2014.

Rutstein RM, Samson P, Fenton T, Fletcher CV, Kiser JJ, Mofenson LM, Smith E, Graham B, Matthew M, Aldrovandi, G: Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Atazanavir-Based Therapy in HIV-Infected Infants, Children and Adolescents: The Pediatrics AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol P1020A. Pediatr Infect Dis J June 2014.

Frank, LB, Schall JI, Samuel J, Zemel BS, Dougherty KA, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA: Dietary and Supplement Intake of HIV-Infected Children and Young Adults. Child and Adolescent Nutrition June 2014.

Agwu AL, Neptune A, Voss C, Yehia B, Rutstein R; for the HIV Research Network. : CD4 Counts of Nonperinatally HIV-Infected Youth and Young Adults Presenting for HIV Care Between 2002 and 2010. JAMA Pediatr. February 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4531.

Dougherty KA, Schall JI, Zemel BS, Tuluc F, Hou Z, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA.: Safety and Efficacy of High-Dose Daily Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Children and Young Adults Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2014 Notes: doi:10.1093/jpids/piu012.

Matthews R, Lin H, Rutstein R, Anupindi S: Cholangiocarcinoma in a Young Women with Perinatally Acquired HIV. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 56(6): e43-6, June 2013.

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Last updated: 09/30/2014
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