Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Schlaudecker

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

In The News: Maternal Vaccine Promising for Invasive Group B Strep in Infants

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

In The News: Childhood Immunization Rates That Fell During Covid Improving But Still Not at Pre-Pandemic Levels, Data Shows

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

PIDS Foundation News: Ashley Leonard (Recipient)

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee 2023

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Lincoln and Optimism

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

In The News: Shorter Antibiotic Course Not as Effective for Children With UTIs

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

In The News: ACIP Endorses 20-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine for Kids

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

Member Spotlight: Dhanya Dharmapalan

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

PIDS Foundation News: Trudy Murphy (Donor)

Jun. 7, 2023

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Summer vs Burn Out

My son, Seth, gave me Albert Camus’, “The Plague,” a few weeks ago.  Camus was a French philosopher and author who was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature. The…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Trust in Childhood Vaccines Holds Steady, Despite Skepticism of COVID-19 Vaccines, Survey Finds

CNN reports on a Pew Research Center survey that found Americans continue to have broadly favorable views of routine childhood vaccines despite the tumult surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Only about…

Jun. 7, 2023

In The News: Children Lag Behind Adults in HIV Treatment, Testing

In a study reported on by Healio, children were found to be falling far behind adults in both testing and treatment of HIV. While children account for 5% of all…

May. 17, 2023

Member Spotlight: Ezzeldin Saleh

Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at University of Khartoum, Sudan, and completed his pediatric residency at…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Tested CDC and FDA, Exposing Cracks

Healio details the results of a CDC internal and external review of pandemic performance. The results were not good. The issues discovered included: the agency was too slow to share…

May. 17, 2023

In The News: Bacterial Infection Linked to Recent Baby Formula Shortage May Join Federal Disease Watchlist

CNN reports health officials are considering the addition of Cronobacter sakazakii infections to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. The bacteria can contaminate baby formula and caused an outbreak investigated…

May. 17, 2023

PIDS Foundation News: Alexander Laurenson (Recipient)

Alexander Laurenson is an MD/PhD student beginning his first year of graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In the summer of 2022, he conducted research funded…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Pediatricians at PAS

You have likely heard me refer to PAS as our chance to lean into the ‘pediatrician’ aspect of our specialty. PAS specifically provides an opportunity for us to talk to…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: Researchers Identify Unique Biomarker Patterns Identifying MIS-C and Severe COVID-19 in Children

Medical Xpress reports on a multicenter study published in Cell Reports Medicine. Researchers in the study have identified specific blood biomarker patterns unique to severe COVID-19 infection and yet others…

May. 3, 2023

In The News: ‘The Big Catch-Up’: Health Leaders Team Up to Raise Child Vaccination Rates

Based on an announcement by the World Health Organization, Healio reports on a multi-organization campaign to promote childhood vaccination following a decline in routine immunizations during the pandemic. ‘The Big…

Apr. 19, 2023

Member Spotlight: David Rosen

David Rosen, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He…

Apr. 19, 2023

In The News: New COVID Variant on WHO’s Radar Causing Itchy Eyes in Kids

Medscape reports the World Health Organization has identified a ‘variant under monitoring’ based on its rise in cases and that it may cause previously unseen symptoms in children. “Arcturus” is…

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