Pediatric Grand Rounds

The Department of Pediatrics holds Grand Rounds weekly on Thursday mornings at 8am in the Clinic Auditorium. Our fall schedule of topics and speakers is below. Recordings of previous Grand Rounds presentations can be viewed by clicking on the topic.


August 16, 2012 "Managing Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents" Lynn Wegner, MD
August 23, 2012

"Grief and Bereavement Support Needs of Pediatric Healthcare Providers"

Elisabeth Dellon, MD
Diane Yorke
Mary Beth Grimley

August 30, 2012 "Chromosome Microarray Testing: Where we are and where we are heading" Kathy Kaiser-Rogers, PhD
September 6, 2012 "Of Mice and Men: Improving the Care of Our Pediatric IBD Patients" Sandy Kim, MD
September 13, 2012 "Advances in Diabetes" Nina Jain, MD
September 20, 2012 "State of the Department" A. Wesley Burks, MD
September 27, 2012 "Air Pollution and Asthma" David Peden, MD
October 4, 2012 "Pediatric Sleep - What Have We Been Missing"
Sujay Kansagra, MD
October 11, 2012 "Responding to a Call to Action - The Pediatric AIDS Corps 2006-2011"
Gordon Schutze, MD
October 18, 2012 "The Changing Face of Osteoarticular Infections in Young Children"* Joe St. Geme, MD
October 25, 2012 "The Use of Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease" Rupa Redding-Lallinger, MD
November 1, 2012 "Microbiology in CF: MRSA and other Challenges" Marianne Muhlebach, MD
November 8, 2012 "New Strategies for the Treatment of the Central Nervous System Disease in Mucopolysaccharidoses" Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD
November 15, 2012 "Is it Really Allergic?: An Overview of Urticaria" Michelle Hernandez, MD
November 29, 2012 "Early Lung Disease in Cystic Fibrosis" Jessica Pittman, MD
December 6, 2012 "Balancing Parent's Rights with Children's Safety"*

Molly Berkoff, MD
Carol Holcomb

December 13, 2012 "Outcomes of Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns" Diane Marshall, MD
December 20, 2012 "Babies and Addiction: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome" Carl Seashore, MD
January 10, 2013 "Food Allergy: A Tough Nut to Crack" Brian Vickery, MD
January 17, 2013 "Human Trafficking: Identification and Response for the Healthcare Professional"* Patrice Patterson
January 24, 2013 "Advances in Fetal Cardiology" John Cotton, MD
January 31, 2013 "Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, An Update"* Leonard Stein, MD
February 7, 2013 "Clinical-Pathological Conference: An adolescent male with diplopia, ataxia, and dementia after a head injury"*

Joseph Muenzer, MD
Michael Tennison, MD

February 14, 2013 "The Causes of Birth Defects: Opportunities and Challenges" Andy Olshan, PhD
February 21, 2013 "The Pediatric Clinical Trials Network" Matt Laughon, MD
February 28, 2013 "Alcohol-induced Birth Defects: Clinical Insights from an Animal Model" Kathy Sulik, PhD
March 7, 2013 "North Carolina Ticks and Their Pathogens, an Increasing Problem" Marcia Herman-Giddens, PA, DrPH
March 14, 2013 "New Approaches for Protein and Gene Replacement to Treat Bleeding Disorders" Paul Monahan, MD
March 21, 2013 "The Health Care System in Motion:  What's going on and does it matter to me?" Alan Stiles, MD
March 28, 2013 "Update on Pediatric Oncology and the Children's Oncology Group" Stuart Gold. MD
April 4, 2013 "Hot Topics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases" Ravi Jhaveri, MD
April 11, 2013 "Hospital Management of Medical Child Abuse" Sara Sinal, MD
April 18, 2013

"Suicidal Behaviors Among Youths: Risk Factors, Assessment and Intervention in Pediatric Settings"

David Goldston, PhD
April 25, 2013 "Current State of Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing" Jennifer Whitham, MD
May 2, 2013 "The Science of Medical Decision Making and the Art of Deliberate Practice"
To be held in Koury G405 in the Dental School
Martin Pusic, MD
May 9, 2013

"Innovation, Austerity and Health Care Reform: Confronting the Demise and Rebirth of American Pediatrics"
Stiles Visiting Professorship Lecture Series
To be held in the Kirkland Auditorium in the Dental School

Paul Wise, MD, MPH
May 16, 2013 "Using Human Disease Models to Define Novel Biology Using Genetics: Examples from Endocrinology"
Van Wyk Visiting Professorship Lecture Series

To be held in Koury G405 in the Dental School
William Crowley Jr., MD
May 23, 2013 "How Do You Think You're Doing: Your Professional Responsibility to Self-Assess"
Emonson Visiting Professorship Lecture Series

To be held in Koury G411 in the Dental School
Julia McMillan, MD
May 30, 2013 "Beyond Genetics: The Identification of Epigenetic Therapies in Cancer"
To be held in Koury G411 in the Dental School
Ian Davis, MD
June 6, 2013 "Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome"
To be held in the Kirkland Auditorium in the Dental School
Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD
June 13, 2013 Resident Awards Day
To be held in the Kirkland Auditorium in the Dental School
*Video capture is not available for this presentation due to subject nature