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Paula                          Mazur

Paula Mazur MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, Simulation Training for Resident Education, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Cert, Pediatric Sexual Abuse, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Advanced Training Institute (2011)
  • Cert, Bedside Ultrasound in the Emergency Department, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • Cert, Intensive Review of Child Abuse Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
  • Educators Training Program, Royal College of Physicians (2007)
  • Cert, Sexual Abuse Forensic Examiner Seminar, New York State Department of Health (2004)
  • Cert, Evaluation of Pediatric and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Training Seminar, Our Kids Center/Nashville General Hospital/Vanderbuilt University Medical Center (2004)
  • Cert, Smallpox Vaccination Training, Western New York Public Health Alliance (2004)
  • Cert, CHAMP Provider, Child Abuse Medical Provider Network (2000)
  • Cert, Train-the-Trainer Emergency Responder Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Tech, U.S. National Domestic Preparedness Program (1999)
  • Cert, Base Station Course, Western Regional Emergency Medical System (1998)
  • Cert, Advanced Training Seminar: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (1998)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Children‘s Hospital of Pittsburgh (1987)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh (1984)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1983)
  • BA, Biology and Chemistry, D‘Youville College, summa cum laude (1977)
Employment:
  • Medical Director, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Team, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2003-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1990-present)
  • Medical Director, Child Abuse Team, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1990-present)
  • Program Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2004–2014)
  • Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2006–2010)
Awards and Honors:
  • Ray E. Helfer Society (2015)
  • Business First Buffalo: 50 Top Medical Professionals (2011)
  • National Association of Counties Multidisciplinary Child Fatality Review Team: County Achievement Award (1999)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: Lemmon Award for Student Service (1983)
  • Midwest Society for Pediatric Research: Cleveland Clinic Award (1982)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • November 2000–October 2001
    Upstate New York Regional Shaken Baby Education Project
    New York State Department of Health and Human Services
    Role: Consultant
    $92,000
  • November 1999–October 2000
    Western New York Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Project
    New York State Department of Health and Human Services
    Role: Consultant
    $11,000
  • September 1998–August 2000
    Building Justice for Children
    New York State Offices of Children and Family Services
    Role: Consultant
    $39,000
  • November 1998–October 1999
    Western New York Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Project
    New York State Department of Health and Human Services
    Role: Consultant
    $8,700
  • September 1995–June 1997
    Building Justice for Children
    New York State Offices of Children and Family Services
    Role: Consultant
    $30,000

Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Mazur P. Scholastic Achievement of Children Who Have Survived H. Influenza Type B Meningitis. Pediatric Notes. 1982; 6(44).
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Mazur P, Hernan LJ, Maiyegun S, Wilson H. "Child Abuse". Fuhrman and Zimmerman‘s Pediatric Critical Care, 5th Edition. 2015.
  • Mazur P, Woytash JJ, Hernan LJ. "Child Abuse and Neglect". Pediatric Critical Care, 4th Edition. 2011.
  • Mazur P, Woytash JJ, Hernan LJ. "Child Abuse and Neglect". Pediatric Critical Care, 3rd Edition. 2006.
  • Mazur P. "Child Abuse". Pediatric Surgical Secrets. 2001.
  • Mazur P, Kornberg AE. "Lymphadenopathy". Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1st Edition. 1996.
  • Mazur P, Kornberg AE. "Lymphadenopathy". Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 3rd Edition. 1993.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) - Child Abuse (1994–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) - Emergency Medicine (1994–present)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society (1990–2015)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) (1989–present)
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Presentations:
  • "A National Survey of Practice Patterns in the Management of Children with Normal Neurological Exam Being Evaluated for Child Abuse" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Utilization of Head CT in the Medical Investigation of Non-Accidental Trauma" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Utility of CT Scan for the Investigation of Occult Head Trauma in Suspected Non-Accidental Trauma" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Clinical Indicators of Intussusception" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, WCA Hospital (2012)
  • "Severity and Nature of Injury in Child Abuse and Unintentional Injuries in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2011)
  • "Severity and Region of Injury in Child Abuse and Accidental Injury" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Electrical Injuries" Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Meeting, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Three Seizing Children" Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Meeting, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Electrolyte Emergencies" Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Meeting, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Cholecystitis - Case Conference" Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Meeting, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "ED Overcrowding" Quality Improvement Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, Lakeshore Hospital (2008)
  • "ED Documentation in Child Abuse" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Hospital, Journal Club (2006)
  • "Rhabdomyolysis Associated with Anesthesia" ED/PICU Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2004)
  • "Aspects of Child Abuse" School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, Sheehan Memorial Hospital (2001)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo (2001)
  • "Reducing the Incidence of Shaken Baby Syndrome" Annual Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Western New York Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery (2000)
  • "Reducing the Incidence of Shaken Baby Syndrome" National Shaken Baby Conference, Western New York Shaken Baby Education Project (2000)
  • "Medical Evaluation of Child Physical and Sexual Abuse" 7th Annual Childhood Violence Symposium, University at Buffalo (2000)
  • "Shaken Baby Syndrome" Employee Development Program, Genesee Community College, Livingston County Dept of Social Services (2000)
  • "Multidisciplinary Child Fatality Review Process" NYS Child Fatality Review Conference, Medaille College (1999)
  • "The Yield of Abdominal CT Scan in the Medical Evaluation of Child Abuse" Northeast Regional Child Maltreatment Conference, Tufts University (1998)
  • "Shaken Baby Syndrome, Victims as Survivors" 5th Annual Childhood Violence Symposium, University at Buffalo (1998)
  • "The Orthopedics of Child Abuse" Orthopedics in Primary Care, University at Buffalo (1997)
  • "Child Abuse: A Multidisciplinary Approach" Department of Nursing Education, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1997)
  • "Child Abuse" Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (1997)
  • "Head Injury: A Case of Serial Child Abuse" Pediatric Trauma Conference/Pediatric Surgical Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1996)
  • "Vasculitis" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Hospital (1995)
  • "Intussusception" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Hospital (1994)
  • "Child Abuse" Pediatric Trauma Conference/Pediatric Surgical Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1994)
  • "Management of the Febrile Infant" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1993)
  • "Bone Marrow Infusion - Historical Perspective and Technique" Practical Update: Clinical Toxicology and Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (1992)
  • "Scholastic Achievement of Children Who Have Survived H. Influenza Type B Meningitis" Student Scientific Day, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1983)
  • "Scholastic Achievement of Children Who Have Survived H. Influenza Type B Meningitis" Annual Meeting, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research (1982)
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Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Program Quality Review Committee; Committee Member (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Advisory Committee; Director (2005–2014)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Graduate Medical Education Committee; Committee Member (2005–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Scholastic Oversight Committee; Committee Member (2005–present)
  • New York State Citizen‘s Review Panel; Appointed by Governor George Pataki - Role is to evaluate the effectiveness of our Child Protective Services in New York State (make an annual extensive report of our findings to the NYS Legislature with our recommendations for future direction).; Panel Member (2000–present)
  • Niagara County Multidisciplinary Child Fatality Review Team; Member (1999–present)
  • Erie County Multidisciplinary Child Fatality Review Team; Member (1995–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo Division of Emergency Medicine: Quality Management; Coordinator (1991–1997)
  • Western New York Regional Expert on the Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children; Providing consultation service and expert testimony within the 8 counties of WNY.; Consultant (1990–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Inpatient Services; Child Advocacy Attending Consultant (1990–present)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Teacher (1989–1996)

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Contact Information

Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
Division of Emergency Medicine
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7109
Fax: (716) 888-3874
Email: pmmazur@buffalo.edu

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