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Nathalia Jimenez, MD, MPH

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Nathalia Jimenez, MD, MPH

Anesthesia

On staff since December 2003

Academic Title: Assisstant Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Making a Difference

  • Why Pain Meds Make Some Kids Sick

    A genetic variation in a regulatory protein may predispose children to side effects from opioids – a finding that may change how pain meds are prescribed. ... cont.

Overview

Medical/Professional School
Universidad Javeriana, Bogota
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle
Residency
Anesthesiology, Hospital San Ignacio, Bogota
Fellowship
Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Pain in minority populations; study of genetic and environmental factors on the assessment and treatment of pain and its consequences in health care delivery

Research Focus Area

Translational Research

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Center for Clinical and Translational Research Junior Investigator awardJune 2011
Nominee from the University of Washington for the Nickens faculty fellowshipApril 2011
Judy Su Research Award.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Washinghton 2010
Selected for participation at the AAMC 2009Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar 2009
Award for Best Scientific Abstract for junior facultyAcademy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine 2005
First place Oral presentation, Section on Pediatrics.Western Anesthesia Residents Conference 2004

Publications

Impact of parental English proficiency and interpreted care on acute postoperative pain management
Hosp Pediatr , 2014: 423-30
Hemodynamic instability during prone spine surgery in a patient with merosin deficient congenital muscular dystrophy
Paediatr Anaesth , 2013: 23(3)294-6
Anesthetic considerations for patients suffering from Merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy
Orphan Anesthesia , 2013
Patient-Reported Quality of Pain Treatment and Use of Interpreters in Spanish-Speaking Patients Hospitalized for Obstetric and Gynecological Care.
Journal of general internal medicine , July 2012
Is ethnicity associated with morphine's side effects in children? Morphine pharmacokinetics, analgesic response, and side effects in children having tonsillectomy.
Paediatric anaesthesia , July 2012: 22(7)669-75
Airway epithelial cells from asthmatic children differentially express proremodeling factors.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology , April 2012: 129(4)990-7.e6
Reply to Aidan Cullen Re: Two-agent analgesia versus acetaminophen in children having bilateral myringotomies and tubes surgery, letter.
Paediatric anaesthesia , Nov. 2011: 21(11)1164-5
Attitudes, Patterns of Recommendation, and Communication of Pediatric Providers About Complementary and Alternative Medicine in a Large Metropolitan Childrens Hospital.
Clinical Pediatr , 2011: 50153
Review of Pain and Painful Conditions among American Indians and Alaska Natives
J Pain , 2011: 12(5)511 - 522
Anesthesia for muscle biopsy with undiagnosed myopathy
In Essence of Anesthesia Practice, MF Roizen and LA Fleisher (eds), 3rd edition, WB Saunders Company , 2011
Perioperative analgesic treatment in Latino and non-Latino pediatric patients.
Journal of health care for the poor and underserved , Feb. 2010: 229-36
Two Agent Analgesia Versus Acetaminophen in Children Having Bilateral Myringotomies and tubes (BM&T) surgery.
Pediatric Anesth , 2010: 20(11)1028-35
Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Mitochondrial Disorders
Curr Rev Clin Anesth , 2009: 29(25)301 - 316
Absent aortocoronary connections in a neonate with pulmonary atresia and an intact ventricular septum.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia , Feb. 2008: 98-101
Absent aortocoronary connections in a neonate with pulmonary atresia and an intact ventricular septum.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia , Feb. 2008: 22(1)98-101
Acupuncture Therapy for Prevention of Emergence Delirium in Children Undergoing General Anesthesia.
Medical Acupuncture , 2008: 20(3)151 - 154
Participation of pediatric patients in clinical studies. Does enrollment differ based on ethnicity
Anesthesiology; 109A 1004 , 2008
An update on pediatric anesthesia liability: a closed claims analysis.
Anesthesia and analgesia , Jan. 2007: 147-53
A comparison of a needle-free injection system for local anesthesia versus EMLA for intravenous catheter insertion in the pediatric patient.
Anesthesia and analgesia , Feb. 2006: 411-4
Acupuncture Therapy for prevention of emergence delirium in children undergoing general anesthesia
, 2006
Trends in pediatric anesthesia malpractice claims over the last three decades
ASA Newsletter , 2005: 69(6)8-9, 12
Trends in pediatric anesthesia malpractice claims over three decades
Anesthesiology 103: A1309 , 2005
Cerebral Palsy
In: Pediatric Anesthesia Practice, Litman RS (ed), Cambridge University Press , 2004: 7 - 8
Anesthesia for patients with Cerebral Palsy.
Strategies in Pediatric Anesthesia Palmbook/Software ,
Trends in pediatric anesthesia malpractice claims over three decades
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Trends in pediatric anesthesia malpractice claims over three decades
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Acupuncture Therapy for Prevention of Emergence Delirium in Children Undergoing General Anesthesia
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Participation of pediatric patients in clinical studies. Does enrollment differ based on ethnicity?
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Use of Simbaby To Train a Newly Formed Team in Pediatric Radiation-Oncology
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Differences in pediatric morphine pharmacodynamics preliminary results
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English Proficiency, Interpreter Services and Patient Satisfaction with Pain Treatment
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Genetic Variation in -arrestin2 and Morphine Side Effects in Children
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English proficiency and postoperative pain treatment in hospitalized children
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Is ethnicity associated with opioids side effects in children? A study on morphine pharmacokinetics and clinical response among surgical patients
Pediatric Anesthesia ,
English Proficiency, use of interpreters and Postoperative Pain Treatment in Hospitalized Children.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med ,

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Effects of polymorphisms in the ?-opioid receptor and other opioid related genes on analgesic response and side effects to morphine in Latino pediatric patients, a replication study in a cohort of South American subjects. Principal investigatorUniversity of Washington $15042May 2012 - May 2013
Effect of Acculturation on Pain in Latinos in the USDiversity Research Supplement under 3U01DK085658-0381 $$153,992July 2010 - July 2012
Effects of Polymorphisims in the u-opiod receptor and UDP-glucuronyltransferase genes on analgesic response and sides effects to morphine in Latino and non-Latino pediatric patientsITHS Small Pilot Grants $$9,620Jan. 2010 - Jan. 2011
Differences in Morphine Pharmacokinetics between Latino and Non-Latino Caucasian pediatric patientsAnesthesiology Department Research Funds $$10,000Feb. 2007 - Dec. 2008
Differences in post-operative analgesia between Hispanic and Caucasian pediatric patientsChildren's Hospital Steering Committee funds for statistical analysis $$1,500Sept. 2006

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.11.500.3 - Anesthesia Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2518

Additional Offices

University of Washington
UW Box 356540 - Anesthesiology
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195-6540
206-548-4260

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