Dr. Wallis explores socio-demographic disparities in the diagnosis of developmental disorders and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and the process of screening for these conditions in pediatric primary care. She aims to develop and test strategies to improve developmental outcomes for all children and to bridge gaps in identification and care for low-income and minority children and girls with developmental delays and autism spectrum disorder.
Dr. Fitzgerald's research focuses on the impact of pediatric sepsis on renal dysfunction. She examines biomarkers that may be helpful in predicting renal dysfunction in septic acute kidney injury, and the impact of resuscitative therapies and pharmacometrics in sepsis on the development of sepsis-related renal dysfunction.
Dr. Ellison is the Louis Starr endowed vice chair of the Department of Pediatrics, associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, and an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at CHOP. Her research focuses on improving the outcomes of hematologic emergencies and advancing health equity.
Dr. Sutton is an internationally recognized expert in pediatric cardiac arrest. His career focus is on developing and evaluating novel techniques and devices to improve the care delivered during in-hospital resuscitation attempts.
Dr. Fiks’ research is aimed at improving outcomes for ambulatory pediatric patients through primary care, practice-based scholarship with a focus on improving health and healthcare decision-making through health information technology.
Dr. Halverson is an attending pediatric neuroradiologist with varied interests in pediatric neuroimaging, including operative planning and guidance, imaging of the eye and ear, cerebrovascular disease imaging, and pediatric neuroradiology education.
Dr. Sainath is an attending physician in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at CHOP and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.
Dr. Merves has a background in basic and clinical translational research in eosinophilic esophagitis. Her more recent focus is clinical research in the pediatric short-bowel population. Dr. Merves is currently evaluating blenderized feeding in the pediatric short bowel population.