Heather M. Territo MD

Heather Territo

Heather M. Territo
MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0030
Fax: (716) 323-0292
hterrito@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

View this physician on UBMD


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 at Baltimore, Magna Cum Laude (2003)

Employment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2020-present)
  • Fellowship Program Director, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2017-present)
  • Medical Director, Erie County Youth Detention Center (2015-present)
  • Medical Director, HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clinic, Erie County Department of Health (2015-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Oishei Children's Hospital (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)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2013–2020)

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:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Territo HM, Justiz Vaillant AA. (2019) In: "HIV Prophylaxis". StatPearls Publishing
  • Territo HM, Ashurst JV. (2019) In: "Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU)". StatPearls Publishing

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2016–present)
  • National Coalition of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Directors (2014–present)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society (2013–present)

Presentations:

  • "Research Updates from the ED" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "Pediatric Procedural Sedation" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "Trichomonas Infection Rates in Males Presenting to the Emergency Department for Sexually Transmitted Infections" STD Engage Conference; National Coalition of STD Directors (2018)
  • "Trichomonas Infection Rates in Males Presenting to the Emergency Department for Sexually Transmitted Infection Evaluation" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; Adolescent Medicine: STI's (2018)
  • "Head Injuries and Concussion in the Pediatric Emergency Room" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "Asthma, Appendicitis, and Acidosis...Oh, My!" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at 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; University at 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; University at Buffalo (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; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Emergency Room Setting - Part 1" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds; University at 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 (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; University at 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)
  • "Testing, Treatment and Precention: The Clinician‘s Role in Ending the AIDS Epidemic in New York State" HIV, HCD and STD Clinical Education Initiative; 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; University at Buffalo (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; University at 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)
See all (42 more)

Service Activities:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Program Director Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: 3rd Annual Humanities Day Program Facilitator (2017)
  • 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)
  • 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: 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 Scholastic Oversight Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Residency Program; Coordinator (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Department Medical Students; 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)
  • Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies: Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies; Participant
  • Pediatric Emergency Care; Reviewer

School News:

In the Media:


Clinical Specialties:

Clinical Offices:

Insurance Accepted:



Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0030
Fax: (716) 323-0292
hterrito@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

View this physician on UBMD