Sandra Amaral

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Fellow, Center for Health Behavior Research, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Hand Transplant Program (Vascular Composite Allograft Program), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2449
Fax: 215-590-3705
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
B.A.
Wesleyan University (College of Letters), 1992.
MD
Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University, 2000.
MHS
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2005.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Adherence in Adolescent and Young Adult Transplant Recipients. Transitions of Care from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare Settings

Selected Publications

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, Washington. Poster Presentation June 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Predictors of Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: Recipient Characteristics American Transplant Congress, Seattle, Washington. Poster Presentation June 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Amaral S, Schwartz L, Zelikovsky N, Psihogios A, Rodig N, Reason J, George R, Turek Queally T, Kirsch A, Bowlin P, Estrada C, Reese P, Zderic S, Waraday B: U-REAACT: Using Mobile Health to Promote Adherence in AYA with Renal and Urological Diseases. Pediatric Academic Societies' Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Predictors of Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: Recipient Characteristics. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Quinn SM, Fernandez H, McCorkle T, Hussain S, Rogers R, Barg FK, Ginsburg KR, Amaral S: The Role of Resilience in Healthcare Transitions Among Adolescent and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. Poster Presentation May 2018.

Nazarian S, Levine M, Amaral S: Authors' Reply to Invited Letter: The Kidney Allocation System and its Implications for Pediatric Recipients. Am J Transpl. 18(7): 1825, April 2018.

Nazarian SM, Peng AW, Duggirala B, Gupta M, Bittermann T, Amaral S, Levine MH.: The Kidney Allocation System Does Not Appropriately Stratify Risk of Pediatric Donor Kidneys: Implications for Pediatric Recipients. Am J Transplant 18(3): 574-579, Mar 2018.

Meyers M, Amaral S, Goldberg D: Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era. Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, Oral Presentation Mar 2018.

Quinn SM, Fernandez H, McCorkle T, Hussain S, Rogers R, Barg FK, Ginsburg KR, Amaral S: The Role of Resilience in Healthcare Transitions Among Adolescent and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Seattle, Washington. New Investigator Award Finalist. Oral Presentation. Journal of Adolescent Health Mar 2018.

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Last updated: 10/30/2018
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