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Naveen Muthu, MD
Naveen Muthu
Instructor of Pediatrics

Dr. Muthu's research interest is in the area of cognitive informatics, with a focus on the refinement and application of cognitive engineering methods to improve health information technology safety and augment clinical decision-making.


Education and Training

AB, Harvard University (Biology), 2006

MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2011

Fellowship, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (Clinical Research), 2010

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Clinical Informatics), 2017

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor of Clinical Informatics

Instructor of Pediatrics

Director of Cognitive Informatics

Co-Chair of Clinical Decision Support Committee

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011-

American Medical Informatics Association, 2015-

Academic Pediatric Association, 2016-


Professional Awards

Closing the Data Divide Challenge Winner, de Beaumont Foundation, 2016

Provider User Experience Challenge Phase 1 Winner, Phase 2 Honorable Mention, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, 2016

Research Day Poster Prize, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016

Quality and Patient Safety Day Abstract Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016

Publication Highlights

Ratwani RM, Savage E, Will A, Fong A, Karavite D, Muthu N, Rivera AJ, Gibson C, Asmonga D, Moscovitch B, Grundmeier R, Rising J. Identifying Electronic Health Record Usability And Safety Challenges In Pediatric Settings. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Nov; 37(11):1752-1759. PMID: 30395517
Shelov E, Muthu N, Wolfe H, Traynor D, Craig N, Bonafide C, Nadkarni V, Davis D, Dewan M. Design and Implementation of a Pediatric ICU Acuity Scoring Tool as Clinical Decision Support. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Jul; 9(3):576-587. PubMed PMID: 30068013

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