Danielle M. Goetz MD

Danielle Goetz

Danielle M. Goetz
MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Pulmonology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0110
Fax: (716) 323-0296
dmd22@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2010)
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2004)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo, magna cum laude (2003)
  • BS, Biology, Canisius College, summa cum laude (1999)

Employment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Oishei Children's Hospital (2014-present)
  • Attending Physician, Pulmonology, UBMD Pediatrics, Oishei Children's Hospital (2013-present)
  • Director, Pediatric Resident and Medical Student Education in Pediatric Pulmonology, Oishei Children's Hospital (2013-present)
  • Director, Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy, Oishei Children's Hospital (2013-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2013–2018)
  • Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2013–2014)
  • Director, Pediatric Resident and Medical Student Rotation in Pediatric Pulmonology, Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital (2012–2013)
  • Director, Pediatric Bronchoscopy, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital (2011–2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2010–2013)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2006–2007)
  • Primary Care Extern in Medicine, Pediatrics, Dr. Michael Aronica, Elmwood Health Center (2001)
  • Primary Care Extern in Family Medicine, Dr. Peter Kowalski, Louis Lazar Family Medicine Center (2000)
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Awards and Honors:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Outstanding Partnership Award (2017)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Excellence in Care Award (WNY) (2017)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Leonard Tow 2003 Humanism in Medicine Award (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Gordon S. Ehrlich Award for Demonstration of Significant Understanding of Childhood Disease (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Morris and Sadie Stern Neuroanatomy Award for Excellence is Neuroanatomy (2003)
  • American Medical Women‘s Association: Janet M. Glasgow Achievement Citation for Academic Excellence for Women in Top 10% of the Class (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean‘s Letter of Commendation (2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean‘s Letter of Commendation (2000)
  • Canisius College: Seven-Semester Dean's List Award (1999)
  • Canisius College: Tri-Beta Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Biological Sciences (1999)
  • Canisius College: Distinguished Senior Award for Service to the School and Community (1999)
  • Canisius College: City of Oviedo, Spain Award for Distinction in Spanish (1999)
  • Canisius College: DiGamma Honor Society for Service to the School (1999)
  • Canisius College: Presidential Scholarship (Full Tuition Academic Scholarship) (1995)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: America‘s Top Doctors (2017-2018)
  • Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh: Scientific Program Advanced Research Fellowship Award (2009-2010)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: 1st and 2nd Year Clinical Fellowship Awards (2007-2009)

Research Expertise:

  • Cystic fibrosis

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • March 2014–March 2019
    The EPIC Observational Longitudinal Assessment of Risk Factors For and Impact of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Acquisition and Early Anti-Pseudomonal Therapy in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $29,045
  • June 2017–December 2018
    A CF C3N Care Model of the Future: Proposal for Piloting a Learning Health System
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $76,950
  • January 2016–December 2018
    Implementation of the Depression and Anxiety Guidelines: Award for a Mental Health Coordinator
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $121,384
  • January 2015–December 2018
    TherapeuticS Development Center (TDC)
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $443,986
  • January 2015–December 2018
    Additional Research Coordinator (ARC) Award
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $243,760
  • August 2014–July 2018
    Success with Therapies Research Consortium
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $111,240
  • October 2017
    GROW: A Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Double Blind, Randomized Study Evaluating the Role of Oral Glutathione on Growth Parameters in Children with CF
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $50,000
  • June 2017
    Quality Improvement Project: Pilot Learning Network
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $20,000
  • January 2017
    A Phase 3, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of VX 661 in Subjects 6-11 Years with 2 Copies of F508del
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $90,000
  • January 2017
    Rollover Study of Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor Combination Therapy in Subjects Ages 2-5 Years
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $25,000
  • January 2017
    Primary Investigator Protected Effort (PIPE)
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutic Development Network
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $47,732
  • January 2016
    A Phase 3, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor Combination Therapy in Subjects Ages 2-5 Years with 2 Copies of F508del
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $25,000
  • July 2015
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry Site 5
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $140,000
  • January 2015
    A Phase 3, Rollover Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Long-Term Treatment with Lumacaftor in Combination with Ivacaftor in Subjects Aged 6 Years and Older with with Cystic Fibrosis, Homozygous for the F508del-CFTR Mutation
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $113,215
  • January 2015
    A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of VX-661 in Combination with Ivacaftor in Subjects Aged 12 Years and Older with Cystic Fibrosis, Homozygous for the F508del-CFTR Mutation
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $50,000
  • January 2015
    Saline Hypertonic in Preschoolers
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $40,000
  • January 2015
    A Two-Part Multicenter Perspective Longitudinal Study of CFTR-Dependent Disease Profiling in Cystic Fibrosis (PROSPECT)
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $30,000
  • January 2014
    G551D Observational Study (GOAL) Gastrointestinal pH sub-Study
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $30,000
  • January 2013
    A Long-Term Prospective Observational Study of the Incidence of and Risk Factors for Fibrosing Colonopathy in US Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Treated with Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy: A Harmonized Protocol Across Sponsors
    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $5,000
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Journal Articles:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Filbrun AG, Goetz DM, Yuan N. "Disorders of the Respiratory System". Rudolph‘s Pediatrics Self-Assessment and Board Review, 22nd Edition. 2014.

Abstracts:

  • Goetz DM, Frederick CA, Cogswell A, Fries L, Roach C, Rand K, Pardee C, Borowitz DS, Smith BA. Developing and Sustaining a Model for Depression and Anxiety Screening. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017; 52(S47).
  • Frederick CA, Fries L, Cogswell A, Roach C, Goetz DM, Smith BA. Association of Depression and Adverse Health Outcomes and Trends Over Time in Individuals with CF. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017; 52(S47).
  • Goetz DM, Ma C, Westley M, Howard B, Borowitz DS. Lung Clearance Index Testing and Satisfaction Compared to Spirometry and Plethysmography. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016; 51(S45).
  • Goetz DM, Rand K, Roach CM, Cogswell A, Smith BA. Screening for Depression in Caregivers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016; 51(S45).
  • Prentice SL, Singh S, Flattery-Walsh L, Surace B, Goetz DM. Assessment of Sterilizer Use for Respiratory Equipment in Cystic Fibrosis Patients: A Survey Study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015; 50(S41).
  • Goetz DM, Frederick CA, Roach CM, Cogswell A, Smith BA. The Relationship Between Depression and Patient Outcomes in Children and Adults with CF. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015; 50(S41).
  • Fisher L, Goetz DM, Giusti R, Grob R. Improving Parental Experience with Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening in New York State. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015; 50(S41).
  • Prentice S, Goetz DM, Flattery-Walsh L, Frederick CA. Annual Assessment of Vest Fitting and Condition in Patients Using High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation for Airway Clearance. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014; 49(S38).
  • Frederick CA, Goetz DM, Borowitz DS, Surace B. Patient and Family Perceptions of the New Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014; 49(S38).

Professional Memberships:

  • Buffalo Pediatric Society (2014–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) (2010–present)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (2008–present)
  • American Thoracic Society (2007–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Post Residency Training Member (2007–2010)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Resident Fellow (2003–2007)

Presentations:

  • "Mental Health in the Face of Cystic Fibrosis" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Oishei Children's Hospital (2018)
  • "CLIN: Screening for Depression in a Pediatric Program" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2017)
  • "Developing and Sustaining a Model for Depression and Anxiety Screening and Stepped Care Treatment: Year Four of the Buffalo Quality Improvement Initiative" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2017)
  • "Pulmonary Physiology: Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "John R. Oishei Children‘s Hospital Updates" Janet and Nick in the Morning, Kiss 98.5 (2017)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Cystic Fibrosis" Pediatric Resident Lecture, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Cystic Fibrosis Emergencies Including DIOS, Pneumothorax" PICU Fellows Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Lung Clearance Index Testing and Satisfaction Compared to Spirometry and Plethysmography" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2016)
  • "Screening for Depression in Caregivers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2016)
  • "Radiological Findings in Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease" Eastern Pediatric Pulmonology Teleconference (2016)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "What‘s the Reason for the Wheezing?" Pediatric Resident Lecture, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Assessment of Sterilizer Use for Respiratory Equipment in Cystic Fibrosis Patients: A Survey Study" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2015)
  • "Cystic Fibrosis" Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo Medical Minute, WKBW (2015)
  • "Improving Parental Experience with Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening in New York State" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2015)
  • "Routine Depression Screening: Feasibility and Patient Outcomes: The Buffalo Experience" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Workshop: Implementing of Mental Health Screening: Strategies and Successes (2015)
  • "ABCs of Pediatric Pulmonology" Pediatric Nurse Practitioners of WNY, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "DIOS-Distal Intestinal Obstructive Syndrome in CF" Emergency Medicine Fellows Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Just Outside the Lungs-Pneumothorax/Pneumomediastinum, Chest Wall Abnormalities, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia" Pediatric Resident Lecture, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Hemoptysis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage" Pediatric Resident Lecture, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Successful Screening Strategies for Depression" North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2014)
  • "Congenital Lobar Emphysema" Pulmonology-Surgery Co-Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Localized Bronchiectasis in CF" Pulmonology-Surgery Co-Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Recurrent Pneumonia and Cystic Fibrosis" Medical Student Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "What's the Reason for the Wheezing?" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Control of Breathing and the Role of Acid Base Balance Regulation" PICU Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital (2013)
  • "Complications of Flexible Bronchoscopy" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2013)
  • "Long-term Non-Infectious Pulmonary Complications of Bone Marrow Transplant" Bone Marrow Transplant Team Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2013)
  • "Diffusion" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Physiology Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2012)
  • "Lung Immune Defense and Pulmonary Complications in Immune Deficiency" PICU Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital (2012)
  • "Long Acting Bronchodilators in Pediatrics" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2012)
  • "Congenital Malformations of the Lung Parenchyma" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2011)
  • "Pulmonary Sequestration" Chest Conference, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2011)
  • "Pulmozyme, Hypertonic Saline and Mucomyst" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2011)
  • "Proteinases and Anti-Proteinases" Pediatric Pulmonology Fellows Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2011)
  • "Interpreting Pulmonary Function Tests" Presentation for Physicians and Staff, Parma Pediatrics (2011)
  • "Sip Ventilation" Tracheostomy Ventilator Lecture, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (2010)
  • "Hemoptysis and Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Children" Pediatric Pulmonology Lecture, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2010)
  • "16 Year Old Male with Cough and Dysphagia" Annual Meeting, American Thoracic Society, Pediatric Case Reports: Diagnostic and Management Dilemmas (2010)
  • "Increased Evidence for Autophagy in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (HBECs)" Annual Meeting, American Thoracic Society, Poster Discussion Session (2010)
  • "Respiratory Mechanics" Pediatric Pulmonology Physiology Lecture, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2010)
  • "Salmeterol vs. Double Dose Fluticasone" Pediatric Pulmonology/Allergy Journal Club, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2009)
  • "The Role of Autophagy and Apoptosis in Rhinovirus Clearance from Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells in Asthma" Research in Progress in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2009)
  • "Increased Apoptosis Contributes to Decreased Viral Titers in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (HBECs) Exposed to Rhinovirus-16 (RV16)" 6th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators' Forum, UNC Department of Medicine and GSK (2009)
  • "The Role of Autophagy and Apoptosis in Rhinovirus Clearance from Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells in Asthma" Pediatric Pulmonology/Allergy Research Conference, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2009)
  • "Increased Apoptosis Contributes to Decreased Viral Titers in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells Exposed to Rhinovirus-16" Annual Meeting, American Thoracic Society, Poster Discussion Session (2009)
  • "The Immunocompromised Patient" Pediatric Pulmonology Didactic Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2009)
  • "Oral Prednisolone and Preemptive Use of High-Dose Fluticasone for Pre-School Viral-induced Wheezing" Pediatric Pulmonology Journal Club, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2009)
  • "Long-term Complications of Tracheoesophageal Fistula" Pediatric Pulmonology/Surgical Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2008)
  • "Wheezing Rhinovirus Illnesses in Early Life Predict Asthma Development" Pediatric Pulmonology/Allergy Journal Club, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2008)
  • "Airway Resistance" Pediatric Pulmonology Physiology Lecture, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2008)
  • "Ventilation/Perfusion Relationships" Pediatric Pulmonology Physiology Lecture, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2008)
  • "High Flow Nasal Cannula and Delivery of Nasal CPAP" Pediatric Pulmonology Journal Club, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2008)
  • "Airway Clearance in the PICU" Pediatric Intensive Care Unit-Pulmonology Joint Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Safety and Efficacy Trial of Nebulized Denufosol in Cystic Fibrosis" Pediatric Pulmonology Journal Club, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Caregiver Perception of Anemia and Iron Deficiency Anemia" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2007)
  • "Hypertensive Emergencies and Chronic Renal Failure" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Invasive Fungal Infection in a Leukemia Patient" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome/Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Parvovirus Myocarditis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease" Chief's Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Vocal Cord Dysfunction" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007)
  • "Kawasaki Disease" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Patient Safety Conference" Resident Noon Conference Series, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Precocious Puberty: McCune Albright Syndrome" Chief's Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Lupus Nephritis" Chief's Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Pneumococcal Meningitis" Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Neonatal Hypocalcemic Seizures" Chief's Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Airway Hemangiomas" Chief's Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2006)
  • "Congenital Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2005)
  • "Target Tissues Influence Dendritic Growth in Sympathetic Neurons via Osteopathic Protein-1" Annual Meeting, American Society for Neurochemistry (1999)
  • "Target Tissues Influence Dendritic Growth in Sympathetic Neurons via Osteopathic Protein-1" Annual Meeting, Society for Neuroscience (1998)
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Service Activities:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Therapeutic Development Network - Steering Committee; Committee Member (2018–present)
  • Pilot Cystic Fibrosis Learning Network; Physician Leader (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Selection Committee; Committee Member (2017)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Family Education Night; Coordinator (2017)
  • University at Buffalo: 2nd Annual Interprofessional Forum - 'Improving Care Through Interprofessional Collaboration'; Small Group Facilitator/Debriefer (2017)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Newsletter; Editor (2017–present)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Therapeutic Development Network - Protocol Review Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo: 1st Annual Interprofessional Forum - ‘Confronting Opioid Dependence: An Interprofessional Strategy‘; Small Group Facilitator/Debriefer (2016)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical Student Mentoring Dinner; Participant (2016–present)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Family Education Night; Coordinator (2016)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: 2016 Gold Humanism Honor Society Pre-Match Day Retreat; Small Group Leader (2016)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Cystic Fibrosis Center Quality Improvement Project - Transition to Adulthood; Member (2016–present)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Family Education Night; Coordinator (2015)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Cystic Fibrosis Center Quality Improvement Project - Improving Nutrition in Infants and Preschoolers; Member (2014–present)
  • New York State Consortium Newborn Screening Project (Laura Fisher, Certified Genetic Counselor); Sponsor (2014–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Pulmonology-Surgery Quarterly Co-Conference; Co-Founder (2014–2015)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center of Western New York: Family Education Night; Coordinator (2014)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center: Infection Control Webinar for Patients and Families; Coordinator (2013)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Cystic Fibrosis Center Quality Improvement Project - Infection Control and Prevention; Member (2013–2015)
  • New York State Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Consortium; Member (2013–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Cystic Fibrosis Center Quality Improvement Project - Depression Screening; Member (2013–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2013–2014)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Intern Selection Committee; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: CF Newborn Screening Clinic; Co-Founder (2013)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Interested in Pediatrics; Preceptor (2013–present)
  • F1000 (F1000.com): Post-Publication Peer Review Service; Associate Member (2013–present)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Annual Fundraisers and Events; Volunteer (2013–present)
  • Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital: Tracheostomy-Ventilator Committee; Committee Member (2011–2013)
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine: Child Physical Exam Course for 2nd Year Medical Students; Teacher (2011–2013)
  • Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital: Intern Selection Committee; Committee Member (2011)
  • Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital: Pediatric Pulmonology Education Committee; Committee Member (2011–2013)
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine: Summer Medical Dental Education Program; Student Mentor (2011)
  • Rainbow Babies and Children‘s Hospital: Intern Selection Committee; Committee Member (2010–2011)
  • Asthma Education Activities: Health Fairs, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, American Respiratory Association Walk, Jerome Bettis Asthma Camp; Volunteer (2009–2010)
  • Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: Pediatric Advanced Medical Interviewing Course for 2nd Year Medical Students; Teacher (2009)
  • Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: Cystic Fibrosis Quality Improvement Team; Member (2007–2010)
  • Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: Pediatric Advanced Physical Exam Course for 2nd Year Medical Students; Teacher (2007)
  • Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC/American Diabetes Association: Diabetes Camp; Medical Team Member (2005)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical Spanish for Medical Students; Coordinator (2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: American Medical Student Association; Secretary (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: American Medical Student Association; Vice President (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Heart Smart Program; Volunteer (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Teaching AIDS to Students; Volunteer (2000–2001)

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UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0110
Fax: (716) 323-0296
dmd22@buffalo.edu

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