Grants and Awards

Janet Englund, MD, and Eileen Klein, MD, MPH, received a U01 for their project titled Enhanced Surveillance for New Vaccine Preventable Diseases.

Nanibaa’ Garrison, PhD, received a K01 award for her project titled Genomics and Native Communities: Perspective, Ethics and Engagement.

Dave Nichols, MD, received an R01 for his project titled A Prospective Trial of Oral Azithromycin When Added to Inhaled Tobramycin in CF.

Vincent Mosca, MD, will have his outstanding achievements featured in the Leading Physicians of the World

Bonnie Ramsey, MD, was one of a dozen scientists and engineers from the University of Washington to be elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. These new members were selected for their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. 

Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH, was invited to speak at the upcoming NINDS Nonprofit Forum in Bethesda, Maryland, on September 13 and 14, 2016. 

Joyce Yi-Frazier, PhD, received a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Tier 3 for her proposal, Improving Diabetes Education and Management in Schools: A Community Project.

Pediatric Pilot Fund Awards

Sujatha Buddhe, MB BS, MS
Project: Physician–parent communication in clinical practice for congenital heart disease: virtual 3D model vs. printed model

Xuan Qin, PhD
Project: The efficacy of autologous skin microbiota transfer

Jonna Clark, MD, MA
Project: Life after LAPSE: An exploratory qualitative analysis of the lived experiences and morbidities for children surviving severe sepsis

Demet Toprak, MD
Project: A pilot feasibility study of the Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) intervention in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis 

Learn about the Pediatric Pilot Funds Program.


Viviana Bompadre, PhD, and Gregory Schmale, MD: Regional anesthesia for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in adolescents. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jun;26(6):668-9. Walker BJ, Schmale GA, McCreary F, McFadyen JG, Bompadre V, Flack SH, Bosenberg AT.

Viviana Bompadre, PhD, and Suzanne Steinman, MD: Laboratory predictors for risk of revision surgery in pediatric septic arthritisJ Child Orthop. 2016 Jun;10(3):247-54. Telleria JJ, Cotter RA, Bompadre V, Steinman SE.

Chappie Conrad, MD: Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 2.2016, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in OncologyJ Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jun;14(6):758-86. von Mehren M, Randall RL, Benjamin RS, Boles S, Bui MM, Conrad EU 3rd, Ganjoo KN, George S, Gonzalez RJ, Heslin MJ, Kane JM 3rd, Koon H, Mayerson J, McCarter M, McGarry SV, Meyer C, O'Donnell RJ, Pappo AS, Paz IB, Petersen IA, Pfeifer JD, Riedel RF, Schuetze S, Schupak KD, Schwartz HS, Tap WD, Wayne JD, Bergman MA, Scavone J. 

Doug Diekema, MD, MPH, and Katherine Gentry, MD: Allocation of anesthesia care should be addressed proactivelyAmerican Journal of Bioethics. 2016 July; 16(7): 70-2. Gentry KR, Diekema D. 

Doug Hawkins, MD: Impact of two different measures of micrometastatic disease on clinical outcomes in patients with newly diagnosed Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Clinical Cancer Research 2016; 22:3643-3650. Vo KT, Edwards JV, Epling CL, Sinclair E, Hawkins DS, Grier HE, Janeway KA, Barnette P, McIlvaine E, Krailo MD, Barkauskas DA, Matthay KK, Womer RB, Gorlick RG, Lessnick SL, Mackall CL, and DuBois SG. 

Matthew Kronman, MD, MSCE; Assaf Oron, PhD; Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH: Extended- versus narrower-spectrum antibiotics for appendicitisPediatrics. 2016 Jul;138(1). Kronman MP, Oron AP, Ross RK, Hersh AL, Newland JG, Goldin A, Rangel SJ, Weissman SJ, Zerr DM, Gerber JS.

Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH: 1) Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. JNS: Pediatrics. 2016 Jun 3: 1-7. Kulkarni AV, Riva-Cambrin J, Holubkov R, Browd SR, Cochrane DD, Drake JM, Limbrick DD, Rozzelle CJ, Simon TD, Tamber M, Wellons JC III, Whitehead WE, and Kestle JR. 2) Quality measures to assess transitions of care for hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2016 Jul 28. Leyenaar JK, Desai AD, Burkhart Q, Parast L, Roth CP, McGalliard J, Marmet J, Simon TD, Allshouse C, Britto MT, Gildengil CA, Elliott MN, McGlynn EA, Mangione-Smith R. Accompanied by a commentary by Quinonez RA and Shen MW. Measuring Handoffs: Can We Improve the Transition for Hospitalized Children? Pediatrics. 2016;138(2):e20161546.

Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH, and Reid Farris, MD, MS: Pediatric critical care resource utilization by children with medical complexity. In press at Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Jul 21. pii: S0022-3476(16)30401-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.06.035. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27453367 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher].

Klane White, MD: Clinical course of sly syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type VII). J Med Genet. 2016 Jun;53(6):403-18. Montaño AM, Lock-Hock N, Steiner RD, Graham BH, Szlago M, Greenstein R, Pineda M, Gonzalez-Meneses A, Çoker M, Bartholomew D, Sands MS, Wang R, Giugliani R, Macaya A, Pastores G, Ketko AK, Ezgü F, Tanaka A, Arash L, Beck M, Falk RE, Bhattacharya K, Franco J, White KK, Mitchell GA, Cimbalistiene L, Holtz M, Sly WS.

Benjamin Wilfond, MD: 1) HIV Remission in Neonates: Ethical and Human Rights ConsiderationsPerspectives in Biology and Medicine. Summer 2016; 58(3): 341-3. Shah SK, Wilfond BS. 2) The Role of Community Engagement in Novel HIV Research in Infants. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. Summer 2016; 58(3): 344-7. Shah SK, Wilfond BS. 3) Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium: Accelerating Evidence-Based Practice of Genomic MedicineAmerican Journal of Human Genetics. 2016 Jul 7; 99(1): 246. Green RC, Goddard KA, Jarvik GP, Amendola LM, Appelbaum PS, Berg JS, Bernhardt BA, Biesecker LG, Biswas S, Blout CL, Bowling KM, Brothers KB, Burke W, Caga-Anan CF, Chinnaiyan AM, Chung WK, Clayton EW, Cooper GM, East K, Evans JP, Fullerton SM, Garraway LA, Garrett JR, Gray SW, Henderson GE, Hindorff LA, Holm IA, Lewis MH, Hutter CM, Janne PA, Joffe S, Kaufman D, Knoppers BM, Koenig BA, Krantz ID, Manolio TA, McCullough L, McEwen J, McGuire A, Muzny D, Myers RM, Nickerson DA, Ou J, Parsons DW, Petersen GM, Plon SE, Rehm HL, Roberts JS, Robinson D, Salama JS, Scollon S, Sharp RR, Shirts B, Spinner NB, Tabor HK, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Veenstra DL, Wagle N, Weck K, Wilfond BS, Wilhelmsen K, Wolf SM, Wynn J, Yu JH; CSER Consortium.

Joyce Yi-Frazier, PhD; Connor Mitrovich; Craig Taplin, MD: Do youth with type 1 diabetes exercise safely? A focus on patient practices and glycemic outcomes. Pediatr Diabetes. Roberts AJ, Yi-Frazier JP, Aitken KE, Mitrovich CA, Pascual MF, Taplin CE. 

Joyce Yi-Frazier, PhD: Stress and A1c among people with diabetes acorss the lifespanCurrent Diabetes Reports, 16 (8), 67. (2016). PMID: 27287017 Hilliard ME, Yi-Frazier JP, Hessler D, Butler AM, Anderson BJ, Jaser S. 

Updated 9/6/2016