Jerry J Zimmerman, MD, PhD

Jerry J Zimmerman, MD, PhD


  • Biography

    Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, is an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Seattle Children's Hospital. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Zimmerman has been chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Children's Hospital Clinical Research Center since its inception and is a member of the Steering Committee for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research. He is a charter member of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and is Treasurer of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is a member of the Executive Committee.

    With Bradley Fuhrman, Zimmerman is co-editor of the current premier textbook for the field, Pediatric Critical Care, now in its 4th edition. Additionally, Zimmerman serves on the editorial boards for Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and is book review editor for both journals. He also provides ad hoc review for a number of other journals. Zimmerman is interested in the disequilibrium between the systemic inammatory response syndrome and compensatory anti-inammatory response syndrome that occurs as an important aspect of pathophysiology in critical illness. He is interested in the integrated role of neurological, endocrinologic and inammatory cross-talk, particularly involving reactive oxygen species and fatty acidderived mediators and their effect on metabolism. Zimmerman was chosen as a charter principal investigator for the recently established Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network.

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI


    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

    Clinical Interests

    Neurologic-Endocrinologic-Inflammatory stress response

    Research Focus Area

    Translational Research

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