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Heather                        Territo

Heather M. Territo MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2007)
  • BS, Biology, Loyola College of Baltimore, magna cum laude (2003)
Employment:
  • Medical Director, Erie County Juvenile Detention Center (2015-present)
  • Medical Director, HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clinic, Erie County Department of Health (2015-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Chief Medical Officer, Erie County Department of Health (2013-present)
  • Medical Director, Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Erie County Department of Health (2012-present)
  • Shuttle Bus Driver, Loyola College of Baltimore (2003)
  • Pipeline Awareness Coordinator, Land Department, National Fuel Gas Company of Western New York (2000–2003)
  • Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard and Pool Security, Dannybrook Apartment Complex (1998–2002)
Awards and Honors:
  • Loyola College of Baltimore: Dedication Award for Varsity Swimming and Diving Team (2003)
  • National Jesuit Honor Society: Nomination for Membership (2002)
  • NCAA Division I: All Academic Team (2000-2003)
  • Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society (2001-2003)


Journal Articles:

Professional Memberships:
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
  • National Coalition of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Directors
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Presentations:
  • "Asthma, Appendicitis, and Acidosis...Oh, My!" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "PrEP Implementation: The Why’s, What’s and How’s" Student Health Center, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "PrEP Implementation: The Why’s, What’s and How’s" Weigel Health Center, Buffalo State College (2017)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Efficacy of Single vs. Double Dose Dexamethasone Treatment for Mild to Moderate Asthma in a Pediatric Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "STDs: An Update on Gonorrhea Treatment, Congenital Syphilis, and HIV and the need for PrEP" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Emergency Room Setting: Part 2" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Gates Vascular Institute (2017)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Pediatric Trauma for the General Pediatrician" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Pediatric Resuscitation: Didactic and Clinical Skills" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "Sedations in the ED" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Gates Vascular Institute (2016)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Emergency Room Setting" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Gates Vascular Institute (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Emergency Room Procedures: Lecture and Practical Stations" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Emergency Room Toxicology: From Assessment to Antidotes" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Trichomonas: A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Burns" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Emergency Room Procedures: Lecture and Mock Scenarios" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Pediatric Emergency Room: A Potpourri of Patients" Pediatric Clerkship Lecture Series, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Emergency Room Procedures: Lecture and Practical Stations" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "HIV, HCD and STD Clinical Education Initiative - Testing, Treatment and Precention: The Clinician‘s Role in Ending the AIDS Epidemic in New York State" , New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (2015)
  • "Metabolic Disorders" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Emergency STIs" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Emergency STIs" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2015)
  • "Sedation and Analgesia" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Hand Injuries" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "Syphilis? An Update and Overview" HIV and Immunodeficiency Clinic, Erie County Medical Center (2014)
  • "Wound Care: Minor Trauma" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Bedside Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Intussusception in the Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Asthma Emergencies" Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • "Clinical Signs and Symptoms Associated with Intussusception in Young Children Undergoing Ultrasound in the Emergency Room" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Testing and Treatment Update" Weigel Health Center, Buffalo State College (2013)
  • "Is There a Doctor on Board?" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Clinical Signs and Symptoms Associated with Intussusception in Young Children Undergoing Ultrasound in the Emergency Room" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2012)
  • "Clinical Signs and Symptoms Associated with Intussusception in Young Children Undergoing Ultrasound in the Emergency Room" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2012)
  • "Lipoxins as Anti-Inflammatory Mediators during RSV Infection" Research Scholars Day, University at Buffalo (2010)
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Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Senate; Member (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: 3rd Year Medical Students; Clerkship Lecturer (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: ACGME Clinical Competency Committee - Pediatric Residency; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Core Group; Member (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: ACGME Clinical Competency Committee - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Candidates; Interviewer (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Department Medical Students; Coordinator (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Residents; Coordinator (2014–present)
  • Erie County Department of Health: Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance Committee; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department - Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy Protocol; Coordinator (2011)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Provides other health care professionals with the knowledge and skills to recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.; Teacher (2010–present)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: Dr. Barnes D. Keller, Clinical Professor of Medicine; Volunteer (2004)
  • St. Ignatius Loyola School: Substance Abuse in Adolescents; Teacher (2003)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Volunteer (2002)
  • R. Adams Crowely Trauma Center of University of Maryland Medical Center; Volunteer (2001–2003)
  • Loyola College of Baltimore: Intercollegiate Divsion I Swimming and Diving; Team Member and Team Captain (2003) (1999–2003)
  • Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies: Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies; Participant

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7109
Fax: (716) 888-3874
Email: hterrito@buffalo.edu

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