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Here are select presentations given by Department of Pediatrics faculty, residents, fellows and staff over the past several months.


Dr. Lisa Giulino-Roth served as Moderator of a Scientific Session (Making the Most of MRD) at the American Society for Hematology (ASH)'s December 2020 meeting, presenting an executive overview for the session.

Dr. Sotirios Keros gave a seminar on Financial Wellness to 4th year medical students at the University of South Dakota in December 2020 and provided a Financial literary podcast to the Emergency Medicine Residents Asociation in January 2021. 

Dr. Madhavi Lakkaraja received an American Society of Hematology (ASH) abstract achievement award in December 2020 for her poster presentation, "Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (rATG) in CD34+ Selected Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Its Impact on Immune Reconstitution and Outcomes in Children and Adults."

Dr. Marianne Sharko attended the American Medical Informatics Association 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium where she gave a panel presentation, "Data Sharing does not Equal Knowledge Sharing: Applying a Work Systems Perspective to Improve Communication of Health Data" (co-presenters: Natalie Benda, Meghan Reading Turchioe, Ruth Masterson Creber, Jessica Ancker), and presented a poster, "Numerical Formats to Optimize Comprehension of Medication Instructions: A Systematic Review and Presentation of a Novel Conceptual Model" (co-presenters: Melissa Chan, Eric Wilsterman, Natalie Benda, Lisa Grossman, Jessica Ancker).

Dr. Matthew Smith-Raska presented "Evidence for Germline Non-Genetic Inheritance of Human Phenotypes and Diseases" at the Virtual Beyond Genes Conference, and also served on the conference steering committee.


Dr. Timothy Clapper, and Dr. Kevin Ching presented an Invited Workshop (with K. Rajwani) on "The principles of gaming in simulation and its applications" at SIMULCON, an annual Simulation conference hosted in India (virtual for 2020).

Dr. Elizabeth Fiorino, along with two national colleagues, Alicia Casey and Jennifer Wambach, co-chaired, organized, and ran the American Thoracic Society Children's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Virtual Special Interest Group meeting in December 2020. The virtual meeting consisted of updates from international pediatric rare lung disease networks, international patient/family advocacy groups, new science that had been selected for presentation at the 2021 American Thoracic Society International Conference, and a keynote address by stem cell researcher Dr. Darrell Kotton. The three-hour program was attended by 350 individuals registered from multiple countries and continents. 

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